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Senior Quality Manager - Tier I Automotive

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

Job Summary

A leading Tier-1 supplier of components for the automotive industry, has a full-time on site Senior Quality Manager position open at their facility located in the Cottondale, AL area.

The Senior Quality Manager will oversee and direct the Quality Management effort to implement and oversee the administration of all methods and procedures to ensure conformity to blue print, customer specific and/or company specifications of all production material. The Senior Quality Manager also must oversee the quality management effort to coordinate, communicate and regulate quality related issues and/or policies such asIATF 16949, ISO 140001 and all other disciplines throughout the manufacturing process.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervise and otherwise direct Plant Quality Managers to maintain quality assurance objectives and metrics
  • Direct and Oversee Quality Managers and Quality Management to include the following:
    • Maintains customer relationships, including scheduling of customer visits
    • Ensures that company policies and procedures are followed
    • Responsible for implementation and compliance toIATF 16949as the Management Representative
    • Directs and develops employees engaged in quality assurance activities including PPAP, FMEA, SPC, Gage R&R, Supplier Qualification, Calibration systems and Corrective & Preventative Actions
    • Audits and tracks supplier quality performance
    • Provides preventative measures for in-process part qualification through random inspection, dock auditing and maintenance or a statistical process control program, as well as, analyzing data to evaluate the current process and changes
    • Operates CMM to inspect and perform studies on components
    • Oversees layered audit procedure and process
    • Prepares and presents technical, program and operation information to the management team
    • Implements quality assurance training programs for personnel in conjunction with Managers, Supervisors and Leaders
    • Maintains documentation and records of Quality department functions
    • Involvement in Advanced Product Quality Planning
    • Develops, implements and controls all procedures directly relating to product quality
    • Controls and maintains (calibration) of all quality devices (gages, fixtures, tools)
    • Investigates nonconformities and develops, initiates and verifies corrective actions
    • Records and tracks the measurement of quality using the cost of quality as a reflection of the price of nonconformance
    • Manages the Quality department budget
    • Commits to quality and a safe and healthful work environment for all employees
    • Assists the organization in implementation of lean, standardized work and continuous improvement activities
    • Attends and participates in the Fast Response, Departmental and Manager, and all other meetings as necessary
    • Participates in continuous improvement activities, submits improvement suggestions (CI, Safety)
    • Ensures that company policies and procedures are adhered to including IATF16949, ISO14001, and Labor Agreement
    • Follows all safety regulations and policies, as designated by local, state and federal laws, along with Plant & Company policies
    • Reports unsafe conditions
    • Manages employees in the Quality department
    • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these areas
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws
    • Additional responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; coaching and mentoring employees; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills

Bachelors degree

9 years of experience in an automotive environment

Experience working with Mercedes and VW will be a major plus.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Crown Associates Recruiting have worked with this client for over 15 years. They are a growing people oriented team based company that is seeking leaders in their own respective fields. Come join a team of America's finest!



Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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