Major and established brand name international company with a good working culture has an opportunity for a Quality Manager due to an upcoming retirement at their large manufacturing site in the southwest suburbs of the Atlanta metropolitan area. There is an attractive benefit package, 15% bonus potential, 2% profit sharing and relocation assistance is available.
Position Summary: Will be responsible for all aspects of quality assurance in the designated area, warranty quality improvement, and product launch (new & changed products) support. Will interface with all of the company functions to develop quality improvement plan and manage
Job Responsibilities: Will be responsible for managing final inspection, planning process audits at the assigned processes, managing the process quality performance data, managing and coordinating problem solving activities through PDCA cycle. Will be responsible for managing resources to being responsible for management of developing process controls (Control Plan), SPC, and other statistical methods within the assigned processes. Will be responsible for management of developing and implementing quality metrics to monitor process (fabrication & assembly Responsible for warranty quality improvement. Will be responsible for managing the RE to analyze the warranty data. Will be responsible for championing the warranty quality improvement activities through PDCA cycle. Will be responsible for managing the report of the warranty. Will be responsible for new product launch quality. Will be responsible for managing RE (Reliability Engineers) to develop and implement the evaluation testing. Will be responsible for managing the problem solving of the new products, and managing resources to report. Will be responsible for management of implementation and execution of all ISO-9001 procedures and strive for simplification. Will be responsible for management of developing, documenting and reviewing quality systems, standards, and procedures as required. Will be responsible for all aspects of human resource management in area (Direct Reports: All Quality Engineers, Reliability Engineers and QA Supervisors and the Indirect Reports: All Inspectors) Will be responsible for developing budget plan (both original and re-ebudget) Will be responsible for developing the Quality Assurance Improvement Plan through MBOP and MTP procedure, and managing the activities with resources provided. Will be responsible for championing the Monthly Quality Meeting for area, supporting SQA Unit Dept when required.
Education / Experience: 4 year technical degree is preferred with Mechanical Engineering being best, but will consider any bachelor degree as well. Needed is a minimum of 3 years of experience in Quality Assurance Management. Other Required Skills: Ability to manage multiple tasks/assignments in the very fast-paced manufacturing environment. Demonstrated application of engineering skills and problem solving techniques. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with a kind demeanor, ISO 9000 experience, shop floor / hands on oriented willing to get oil on your fingers and work with nuts and bolts, strong troubleshooting skills (even recently), 5S and Kaizen experience, strong with RCA, prefer vehicle manufacturing experience especially with tier suppliers of complex components, process / product experience in areas such as: welding, plastic injection molding, assembly, electronic modules, and transmissions
Additional Requirements: Ability to create technical documentation with computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point. AS400, etc.