Quality Manager

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00020474
Date Posted:Apr 30
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
Metro Area:

Our client in Clarksville, TN is in need of a Quality Manager

The Quality Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and improvement of the Quality System to assure that the products manufactured and services provided meet customer requirements. The Quality System must be aligned with the corporate Quality System and meet the ISO/TS16949 standard or other applicable automotive quality standard as well as the required and applicable customer specific requirements. The Quality Manager position is in a matrix organization reporting directly to the Plant Manager and the corporate Director of Quality.


  • Safety
    • Lead by example in the practice of safe behaviors
    • Ensure Quality team members abide by company EHS policies/procedures and promote the EHS discipline throughout the organization
  • Quality
    • Works with Engineering and Program Management on advance quality planning of future programs and ensures that customer and supplier requirements are met through the customer approval process (PPAP) and ensures that all special characteristics identified during product development are monitored using statistical techniques throughout the manufacturing process.
    • Accountable and the plant lead for being the Management Representative for the Quality system. Manages the internal audit schedule for TS-16949. Administers all Quality activities as defined in the TS-16949 standards. Ensure that the plant successfully implements applicable World Class Quality Systems, and are certified / compliant with VDA 6.1, ISO/TS16949, etc. as appropriate.
    • Manages and provides oversight for the supplier base for both purchased components and raw material. Drive continuous improvement post S.O.P. Supplier Development and Quality performance. This includes leading the corrective action processes for Supplier issues
    • Leads corrective action process and assist QE’s as needed to drive problem resolution and sustain improvements
    • Owns process for control of non-conforming material through material reviews, timely disposition of suspect product, and follow-up to drive corrective actions
    • Manages and owns plant PPAP process and improve 1st time approval rate
    • Participates in Advance Quality Planning
    • Ensure gage qualification, calibration, approval and control is managed
    • Manages and leads audits – customer, 3rd party, and internal – through scheduling, task assignments, preparation and required corrective actions Act as a liaison with customers on quality or other customer satisfaction related issues
    • Ensure quality control points are effective, including incoming inspection, first piece and in-process inspection, final inspection, and dock audit
    • Report on the performance/effectiveness of the quality system, including Management and Leadership, for review and as a basis for continual improvement of the quality system
    • Plan, promote, and organize training activities related to product quality
    • Support efforts to minimize product and process variability


If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to

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