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Quality Manager

Company: Vogrinc & Short Inc.
Location: Antioch
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Exciting Quality Manager opportunity for a Quality Engineer with automotive industry experience who is ready to step into a hands-on management role that leads a direct staff of four in an industry leading T1 supplier.
This person supervises all quality related systems and procedures, assurance, and control, and provides strategic input to operations. In addition, this highly visible role interfaces regularly with customers and suppliers regarding all quality-related issues.
Qualified candidates will possess broad knowledge of current quality techniques and systems and experience in the OEM or T1 automotive manufacturing sector and be familiar with ISO/TS/IATF standards. The organization has an outstanding culture and market position.
Responsibilities include:

  • Manage relationships and communication with customers and suppliers regarding quality issues for new and current programs.
  • Participate in prototype feasibility reviews, production design reviews, customer product reviews, and PPAP efforts with Manufacturing Engineering, Product Development Engineering, customer product engineers, and production groups. Sample submission/PPAP packages and approval for new products and processes.
  • Capability Studies and statistical analyses of critical process parameters and dimensional characteristics.
  • Instruct, train, and coach team members in reporting procedures to optimize uniform quality processes. Provide direction and training to all manufacturing and quality related teams and management.
  • Spearhead problem-solving teams utilizing root-cause analysis tools.
  • Lead teams in the development and creation of APQP documents, process flow diagrams, PFMEAs, and control plans for new products, and maintain these documents through the lives of the projects.
  • Oversee supplier quality and perform audits of suppliers as needed. Partner with Supply Chain on corrective actions and supplier performance.
    Requirements include:
    • 4-year degree in engineering or industrial discipline required. ASQ certification preferred.
    • 5+ years of related experience working in an ISO/TS/IATF certified automotive manufacturing (OE or Tier 1) environment required.
    • Solid understanding of quality concepts in a Lean Manufacturing environment. Green Belt/Black Belt a plus.
    • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T). Able to interpret engineering drawings.
    • Experience with Failure Mode Avoidance tools such as PFMEAs, paynter charts, and related tools; PPAP process; excellent problem solving and analytical skills and experience with the 8D and A3 problem solving processes and report writing required.
    • Ability to prioritize effectively in a dynamic environment and adjust to meet deadlines while working on multiple projects.
    • Proficient in MS Office, advanced Excel skills, and experience with PC-DMIS, CMM/Layout activities and CMM programming required. Minitab and SQL databases a plus. Able to learn new software and systems quickly.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
    • Able to travel -10%by Jobble

Keywords: Vogrinc & Short Inc., Kenosha , Quality Manager, Executive , Antioch, Wisconsin

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