Job Description

Quality Assurance Manager  (#8986) - OR
Industry: Metal Stamping

We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Manager for a Metal Stamping facility located in OR.

Description:

JOB SUMMARY:
This position is designed to oversee Quality Assurance for this facility, including program implementation, adherence and issue resolution.  This position will supervise all QA personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Plans, organizes and directs quality program to meet company objectives. 
• Oversees key quality projects, quality performance reports, data and analysis. 
• Key contact for customers on quality programs and issues. 
• Selects, develops, and supervises quality staff. 
• Acts as ISO 9001/TS16949/AS9100 Management Representative.
• Ensures processes and procedures needed for compliance with ISO 9001/TS16949/AS9100 requirements are established, implemented and maintained.
• Monitors and reports on the performance of the quality management system and any need for improvement.
• Ensures promotion of awareness of customer requirements throughout the organization.
• Organizes quality auditing activities.
• Coordinates document and data control program.
• Monitors nonconformance reporting including corrective and preventive action program.
• Resolves quality issues with vendors and customers.
• Organizes and leads monthly Management Review meetings.
• Updates charts for monthly plant meeting and presents quality slides.
• Processes customer warranty claims.
• Trains, coaches, and manages employee performance within department.
• Trains employees on quality policies and procedures, and enforces compliance.
• Monitors equipment calibration program maintained by quality staff.
• Works with accounting to process credits/debits with reference to warranty issues.
• Other projects and duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
• 7+ year’s quality experience in a manufacturing/assembly environment.
• Proven personnel management or leadership experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, engineering, business administration or other related program; or a combination of applicable coursework and experience.

ESSENTIAL TRAINING/SPECIAL SKILLS:
• Understanding of manufacturing quality standards (ISO/TS/AS).
• PC skills including MS Word, Excel, Access and Email.
• Documentation – print interpretation, GDT, graphing.
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes and dimensional measurement methods.
• SPC – data collection, statistical analysis and conclusion.
• Proficient in the use of micrometers, calipers, and optical comparators.

BENEFICIAL EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:
• Active ASQ membership.
• ASQ Certification as CQE or CQMgr.
• Understanding of Auto CAD, SolidWorks, and Pro-Engineer program.
• Experience with PPAPs.
• Skilled in the use of a CMM.
• Inspection fixture design.

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