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Quality Assurance Manager

Company: IAC Group
Location: Mendon
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Assurance Manager:
This position reports directly to the Plant Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties of IAC as described below:
General Job Duties:

  • To exhibit teamwork skills and actively participate in team activities in a positive working environment.
  • To demonstrate problem solving skills in a work environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
  • Follow Company policies and display conduct expected of IAC employees as described in the Work Plant Rules and Work Safety Rules.
  • Adhere to all safety and health objectives, policies and procedures of IAC to provide for a safe and healthful workplace. Work in a safe manner at all times and report any unsafe conditions to your supervisor in order that the situation can be corrected. Report all accidents and near misses in a timely manner when they occur.
  • Maintain proper ergonomics at all times when performing assigned tasks.
  • To perform daily cross-functional job assignments in all areas of your assigned department per the established procedures and work guidance.
  • Participate and support all lean, continuous improvement programs, initiatives and activities.
  • Clean all assigned work areas after completion of the required work according to 5s standards.
  • Maintain proper radio etiquette when using company radios, PA System and/or phone, business use only.
  • Maintain professionalism when representing the company.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
    Specific Job Duties:
    • Directly supervise all employees in the Quality Assurance Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Plan, coordinate and direct the quality control program designed to ensure continuous production of products consistent with TS16949 standards.
    • CCC Quality principal
    • CNCA-C11_09; 2014
    • Responsible for the achievement of department/division/unit productivity and quality goals.
    • Assures processes and completed products meet specified standards and specifications.
    • Leads investigations of non-conformities in data or products to determine root cause.
    • Track corrective action effectiveness and responsiveness.
    • Works with all departments in the development, documentation, and implementation of the Quality System.
    • Participates in internal and external audits and reports status of the Quality System.
    • Participates with Program Teams on new products design and manufacture.
    • Assists in the development of DFMEA, PFMEA and Control Plans.
    • Part approval submissions to customers.
    • Support customer and registrar quality audits, meetings and supplier days.
    • Support supplier or vendor development and control.
    • KPI tracking and maintenance.
    • Attend production parts reviews and enter data in customer system(s).
    • Maintain customer quality contacts and correspondence.
    • Maintain close working relationships with internal departments for tracking of design, quality, manufacturing and supplier related issues.
    • Analyze corrective actions for completeness for related production concerns, and work with supplier or plant quality to closure.
      Education Requirements:
      • Bachelor degree with 5-7 experience in the quality assurance field.
        Experience Requirements:
        • Excellent computer including typing and the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
        • (5) Five or more years experience Supervising in a manufacturing environment, prefer union experience.
        • Complete understanding and comprehension of TS16949.
        • Ability to read, write and perform non-complex mathematical calculations.
        • Must be a team player having excellent communication, organization, negotiation and interpersonal skills as well as analytical skills.
        • Must be able to function in a fast pace and high demanding environment.
        • Ability to pay attention to detail, multi-task and follow direction.
          Training Requirements:
          • This position will be required to travel to other facilities or training locations as well as on-site training as needed.
            PPE Requirements:
            • This position requires the use of eye protection and hearing protection and any PPE specific to the task being performed.
              Physical Demands:
              • Must be able to stand on feet and/or sit 8-12 hours a day and lift up to 40lbs on an occasional basis and 15lbs on a regular basis. Must be able to perform overhead work as well as work below the waist.

Keywords: IAC Group, Kalamazoo , Quality Assurance Manager, Executive , Mendon, Michigan

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