Quality Manager

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Charlotte, NC
$90,000 - $98,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Apr 21, 2017
Job ID
International Tier II Automotive manufacture is seeking to hire an experienced senior Quality Manager for its location in the beautiful foothills of North Carolina..  This position will be apart of the senior management team reporting to the plant General Manager.  The Quality manager will have eight direct reports. 
The Quality Manager is responsible for maintaining and ensuring a functional Quality Management System for the facility, deploying and managing departmental team members and assets to meet and exceed the customer’s expectations with regards to Quality.  The Quality Manager will also manage the certification and necessary accreditation's required to do business as detailed in applicable Customer Specific Requirements.  The Quality Manager is responsible for driving the Advanced Product Quality Planning process ensuring a cross-functional approach through to completion.  Additionally the Quality Manager will take direction from the Managing Director in support of the facilities goals and objectives.
  • Bachelor’s degree in and Quality Systems Technology or another engineering discipline.
  • Detailed experience in QMS functions and implementation.
  • Strong leadership skills providing purpose, motivation, and direction to direct reports.
  • Technically savvy in all aspects of ISO/TS16949
  • Internal Audit Experience.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, Yellow Min.
  • American Society for Quality  certifications are a plus (CQT, CQE, CQM, CSSGB, & CSSBB)
  • Experience in Automotive Component Manufacturing.
  • Experience with Machining and molding.
 Core Responsibilities
  • Plan, direct, and/or coordinate the work activities and resources I.A.W. safety, quality, and cost in efforts of supporting the manufacturing team’s goals and objectives
  • Manage / develop  comprehensive QMS (Quality Management System)
  • Maintain facility certification - ISO/TS16949 and Management Review process
  • Coordinate and cooperate with process owners to ensure QMS compliance
  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.
  • Oversee Supplier Quality functions. 
  • Drive and participate in the APQP process for new products and projects. 
  • Plan for preventive quality measures, safe launch activities, program review, and APQP Core documentation implementation.
Essential Duties include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
  • Confer with management, production, and purchasing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures.
  • Recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable quality Customer-specific systems and requirements
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department, service, laboratory or firm.
  • Review and recommend or approve contracts and cost estimates.
  • Strong knowledge of plant processes which provides a continuity between Manufacturing and Quality.
  • Deploys CAQ (Computer Aided Quality) system for plant KPI, Corrective Actions, and Continuous Quality Improvement.
  • Develop Quality team members to ensure a robust and fully functional cast in support of Manufacturing.