Essential FunctionsWe are currently seeking a Division Quality Manager for our Hose Products Division. This position will be based out of our division headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio. - Communicates customer, regulatory and organizational requirements to assure product quality, contract compliance and customer satisfaction. - Oversees the effective documentation and implementation of the quality management system to assure compliance with customer and regulatory requirements and the standards set by corporate/division policies. - Works with division leadership to ensure that individuals performing functions affecting quality are trained and demonstrate the appropriate skills and performance results. - Coordinates necessary division personnel for internal, customer and third party quality system audits. - Maintains a corrective action system to analyze and correct nonconforming conditions and complaints. - Implements the performance measurements necessary to effectively evaluate organizational performance and trends in product quality, services, customer satisfaction and the cost of poor quality. Uses the results of performance evaluation to target improvement efforts. - Collaborates with Purchasing on the development and implementation of a supplier management strategy. - Assess supplier capabilities and monitor supplier quality to ensure desired levels of performance. - Collaborates with Engineering on new product development and design review for quality/reliability issues.
ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary: Provide leadership and management for the quality function and sustain the quality philosophy and lean culture for the division. Establish, maintain and optimize an effective quality management system. Create and implement a quality plan to achieve the levels of quality established through organizational goals, customer expectations, related stakeholders and market competition. Enhance and improve the division’s products and services through the implementation of ISO 9001, problem-solving tools, prevention methods, quality-at-the-source and continual improvement techniques. Management Representative for Quality Systems. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __X__ Has Direct Reports ____ Does Not Have Direct Reports Reports to the division general manager. As management’s representative for quality, manages department resources and coordinates the implementation of the quality management system between business units and locations to cost-effectively facilitate quality and compliance. Interacts routinely with all division functional areas, as well as with customers, field sales, regulatory agencies, group/corporate management, and suppliers.
Qualifications- Bachelor's. Degree in an Engineering or related discipline. - Five to seven years of Quality, Engineering or related experience. - Thorough knowledge of International Standard ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (ISO/TS 16949 as applicable for automotive sector) is mandatory. - Certification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as a Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), or Certified Quality Manager (CQ Mgr) is preferred. - Knowledge of manufacturing and quality technologies. - Experience with quality improvement tools and techniques (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control, and Failure Mode & Effects Analysis). - Demonstrated leadership, project management, facilitation and problem-solving skills. - Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
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Closing StatementThe essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.