Assure quality requirements are adequately defined at all functional levels to permit appropriate quality planning and verification of compliance. Coordinate TQM efforts across business units.
Identify, develop and implement new methods of quality management and systems, and audit existing systems to meet division initiatives, ISO9000, and other customer requirements.
Provide quality-oriented leadership in achieving facility quality objectives.
Interface with internal and external customers to provide comprehensive responses and technical assistance regarding quality systems and/or products.
Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance activities for all purchased material, equipment, parts, and processing.
Manage supplier quality audits and corrective action plans. Integrate and monitor supplier quality performance with divisional objectives.
Utilize automated systems where available to proactively plan, implement and track quality systems and processes.
Maintain the highest degree of customer service, throughput, quality, cost reduction and people productivity.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline is required.
7+ Years of experience in plant Quality Engineering.
3+ Years of experience in Management and Leadership.
Industrial manufacturing environment…Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Power Generation, Military, etc.
Knowledge of and experience in Total Quality concepts and ISO procedures.
Knowledge and experience with statistical improvement methods, and corrective action development experience.
Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.