Quality Manager

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00017312
Date Posted:Sep 13
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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A growing and profitable Automotive Supplier in the Howell, Michigan area is in need of a Quality Manager. This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Position offering Competitive Compensation, Good Benefits, Paid Vacation and Holidays!


  • Ensure that the Quality System of all services, materials, products, parts and components produced does meet or exceed customer and company expectation.
  • Be an active participant of the Facility Management team to ensure maximum effective use of resources.
  • Ensure all new Processes and changes to existing processes are capable to meet customer and company expectations.
  • Submit accurate PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) to the customer for final approval and to ensure all Quality documentation is accurate and up to date.
  • Manage the quality systems including receiving, in-process and final inspection according to established standards.
  • Deal directly with customers on product problems. Investigate substandard results and conducts research on product defects in order to make recommendations on changes in materials or processes.
  • Manage the layouts on parts and fixtures to customer drawings and math data.
  • Develop all quality training programs that are delivered to employees and facilitates when required.
  • Deal with customers and engineering on advanced quality issues and programs and provide direction where required.
  • Attend meetings as per customer requests and translate requirements into plant systems and procedures.
  • Review inspection reports and SPC reports from production operators and quality technicians
  • Compile monthly reports on performance indicators and forward to plant manager for review.
  • Direct the preparation of sample submission packages –PPAP based on input received through various sources, e.g. Engineering, Production, Quality, etc.
  • Oversee layouts and inspection checks on engineering fixtures.
  • Review Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing, SC’s and KPC’s with customers on new programs.
  • Develop and facilitate Advanced Quality Planning training to operators, inspectors and management as required.
  • Review all PPAP documents submitted from suppliers for final approval.
  • Assist with the design of experiments to determine what parameters affect the end product and recommend solutions.
  • Attend AQP meetings as per customer requests and translates requirements into Plant systems and procedures.
  • Oversee any necessary purchase requisitions.
  • Facilitate customer presentations on quality systems used within and develop all required materials/handouts.
  • Conduct customer on-site visits as required to evaluate situation and recommends resolution.
  • Participate in Quality System audits and offer expertise and direction during process.
  • Maintain Quality System requirements by ensuring employees follow established processes and procedures.
  • Maintain positive employee relations and address issues in a timely manner. Seek advice/counsel from appropriate sources as required
  • Provide development, coaching and counseling to direct reports and conduct annual performance appraisals.
  • Develop and maintain annual budget for department.
  • Any other reasonable request made by management.
  • Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize, standardize and support) are supported and adhered to.
  • Ensures he/she is in full compliance with U.S. and/or state laws.


  • Minimum five (5) years work-related experience in a Quality department coupled with previous supervisory experience
  • Good understanding of Quality System and ISO9001 quality systems and APQP relationship
  • General working knowledge of inspection equipment i.e. high gauges, verniers, calipers, micrometers, shadow grams etc. that assist in the part inspection process Sound understanding of S.P.C. and design experiments
  • Basic knowledge of tool design and maintenance, materials and manufacturing processes
  • 5S requirements, Quality tools, and Continuous Improvement methodology
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to facilitate training programs in an effective manner
  • Ability to manage and direct employees in a constructive manner
  • Ability to understand and read blueprint drawings
  • Effective use of problem-solving and decision-making skills



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