Position Title: Quality Assurance ManagerReports to: VP Supply Chain ManagementInterfaces with: Customers, Purchasing, Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing,Operations, R&D, Suppliers, and Consultants.Responsibilities:1. Determines quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant tomanufacturing processes.2. Establishes statistical confidence by identifying sample size and acceptable error for testingand inspection; determining levels of confidence.3. Determines sampling plans by applying attribute, variable, and sequential samplingmethods.4. Applies Statistical Process Control techniques5. Coordinates PPAP, Control Plan and FMEA activities6. Maintains professional and technical knowledge; maintaining ASQ certified quality engineerCQE qualification is a plus.7. Advanced Product Quality Planning activities8. Coordinates Customer complaint resolutions and concerns as assigned9. Corrective Action system maintenance and closure activities10. Promotes the use of Problem Solving techniques, root cause analysis, CA and Risk analysis11. Initiates Process Capability Studies; determination of applied use and follow-up12. Backup to Management Representative for ISO registration, surveillance and re-certificationactivities13. Develops Lean and Six Sigma activities and events in conjunction with Manufacturing, R&Dand Engineering; Kaizen event planning throughout organization to reduce waste14. Cultivates PPM improvements for key accounts15. Communicates Quality Metrics to Executive Mgmt. and to entire organization whereapplicable16. Coordinates with Document Control to ensure procedures, records and documents arecontrolled and current.17. Understanding and application of all audit types18. Develops and reports quality cost metrics and improvement activities19. Able to Approve PPAP’s
20. 5-10 years relevant Quality Assurance experience21. Other projects/activities as assigned.22. Able to follow oral, written instruction, and company procedures.23. Must be able to lift 50 pounds without assistance.24. Must adhere to all safety regulations and wear PPE as required.25. Promote ISO 9001 and Corporate Quality Initiatives.26. All other duties as assigned.Education Requirements: B.S. DegreeTraining Requirements: Right to Know, OSHA, Safety, Internal Auditing and special training as required.Experience Requirements: In this field; 5 years, in this position; 3 years.Special Skill Requirements: Effective communication, strong analytical sense, soundEngineering approaches.