Our client is a non-automotive casting and machining manufacturer providing services to the plumbing, rail and utility industries. Their continued growth has created an excellent opportunity for a qualified Quality Manager/Quality Engineer to lead the quality organization, reporting to the President of the company.
Lead the development and ongoing compliance to ISO 9001;2015 standards and serve as the quality system management representative.
Lead efforts to pursue additional quality certifications as necessary to meet the growth goals of our customers and our business.
Establish effective working relationships with our customers and suppliers and lead initiatives to resolve customer and supplier quality problems in a timely manner.
Support the advanced product and quality planning (APQP) process to ensure compliance to quality systems and successful integration of new products into operations.
Plan, promote and organize training activities related to product quality as needed.
Supervising a technical staff which currently includes 1 individual in SQE, Calibration and Inspection.
2+ years of hands-on experience working with close tolerance precision machined components as a Quality Manager or Quality Engineer.
Excellent working knowledge of blueprint reading and GD&T
Ability to interpret engineering drawings and confer with management or engineering staff to determine quality standards.
Demonstrated experience in the effective use of quality core tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, SPC, etc)
First article and Final Inspection experience
Experience in deploying statistical quality methods (sampling plans, DOE, CPK, etc)
Understanding of metrology, with ability to utilize several types of measuring devices such as calipers, micrometers, hardness testing and Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
Strong organizational skills and communication skills plus attention to detail.
Proficient with MS Office.