RISING GIANT IN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY SEEKS QC MANAGER
We’re a successful fast growing company based in Louisville, Kentucky. We’re growing rapidly, undergoing a national expansion. In the past five years, we’ve grown from 60 employees to over 300. We’ve averaged 50% revenue growth each year over the past 6 years. We’re looking for an experienced QC Manager to help play an important part in our growth. You’ll play a key role in designing and implementing plans when expanding a company. You'll experience the satisfying feeling of having your ideas immediately put into action -- no waiting for a committee or bureaucracy to approve them first.
You’ll enjoy the stability and excitement which comes from working with a successful company undergoing a major expansion.
Design, implement, and work to continuously improve production processes, incoming and outgoing product quality, as well as own new product introductions to the factory from the product development team.
The candidate will work to improve the overall quality, accuracy, and value of the product delivered to our customers. They will do this by continuously negotiating and directing improvements of the production line processes and efficiencies, manufacturing standards for product design, new product introduction processes, and integrated quality monitoring system effectiveness.
Duties Critical to Success:
Coordinate and implement quality control objectives, activities, or procedures to resolve production problems, maximize reliability, ensure order accuracy, and minimize costs.
Review engineering designs, work instructions, orders, returns, and the current value stream to obtain knowledge of products and manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities.
Hold and direct sessions with those in the value stream (product designers, material handlers, and operators) to negotiate and establish production and design for manufacturing standards as well as sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products accurately and efficiently.
In order to identify and quantify production problems, oversee recording of information to ensure currency of engineering drawings and documentation as well as defect and return reports.
Direct workers engaged in product measurement, inspection, and testing activities to ensure quality control and reliability.
Formulate sampling procedures and designs and develop forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.
Implement methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and defective or damaged parts, and assess cost and responsibility.
Communicates current task and priorities weekly
Assesses and improves production line efficiency, accuracy, and quality
Speeds new product introduction to factory
Assesses and improves material flow and availability
Assesses and decreases product returns
Assesses and decreases product defect rate
Job specifications, standards, and requirements:
A bachelor’s degree with concentration in technical disciplines
Professional certification, training or experience in progressive Quality disciplines is expected
Certified Green Belt is preferred
Sound knowledge of Quality Systems, GD&T, SPC, and MSE concepts is preferred
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Critical to Success:
Analytical or scientific software — Excel, Weibull, Minitab, Mathematica, Workcell simulation software, StatMost
Computer aided design CAD software — Autocad or Solidworks, Eagle or Altium/CircuitStudio a plus
Development environment software — Excel Macros, LabView
Software — Microsoft Windows; Linux; MS Office, Google Docs
Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.