Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Director of Global Quality is responsible for implementing the Zero Defect approach in the SLD Laser organization by developing a corporate quality assurance system and team that promotes the Customer First Philosophy while creating a positive impact on the financial performance of SLD Laser. As a part of Senior Management, this professional leads the business's automotive quality efforts through the launch of innovative front-lighting products while championing continuous improvement efforts and defect reduction initiatives to establish an effective Quality Management System. Direct and indirect reports include Manager of Quality, Sr. Quality Engineer, Quality Engineer, etc. Duties include: Assure automotive quality throughout the product life cycle by assuring high quality product/process development, supplier management, manufacturing engineering, manufacturing equipment and processes, customer quality management and feedback loop system. Review customer and engineering requirements to ensure successful new product launch. Drive internal Quality improvement activities such as design, test and supplier quality. Drive customer problem analysis, corrective actions, and issue reports. Actively participate in APQP activities (DFMEA, PFMEA, Control plan, etc.) as required. Develop and recommend inspection, sampling techniques and quality control procedures to ensure finished products meet or exceed quality specifications. Participate in implementation of IATF-16949 quality management system. Participate and prepare facility for internal, customer, and third-party quality system audits, including ISO 9001 and IATF-16949. Drive and develop Supplier quality.
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Contact: Please mail resume to Amy Hilvers Soraa Laser Diode, Inc., dba SLD Laser, 485 Pine Avenue Goleta CA 93117