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Quality Manager

Location: Multimatic Tennessee, Lewisburg, Tennessee, United States

Posted: October 6th, 2017

Company Summary:

Multimatic Structures Tennessee manufactures fully engineered, high-quality components and systems such as instrument panels and body structural components for high-volume as well as niche vehicle manufacturers. Multimatic Tennessee uses advanced manufacturing processes.

SUMMARY

To provide supervision and communication services to Manufacturing, Engineering and Quality Departments to assure that products are manufactured utilizing current procedures to insure that design intent is met.  Meet goals to achieve the company’s commitment of superior part quality and reliability.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES       

  • Serves as the plant Customer contact/representative. Is the alternate QMT/EMR for the facility.
  • Provide leadership to assure effective communication, coordination, and interaction with Manufacturing, engineering and Quality
  • Evaluate and implement, as required, technology compatible to the company needs
  • Evaluate control plans from concept phase through final approval, to insure it is with “world class” manufacturing procedures to assure first time approval with superior part quality.
  • Organize and direct interaction of all affected company areas, to provide ongoing communication within the company to assure timely involvement, review and action to address all problems.
  • Review prints and specifications to insure quality and reliability requirements are addressed. Track engineering changes through the system.
  • Provide Quality personnel with assistance and training to insure acceptable quality performance
  • As required, train quality and manufacturing personnel on use of new and existing equipment
  • Provide assistance as needed in performing capability studies and process potential studies.
  • Create and maintain files of all parts and blue prints, keep records to show that the latest engineering level is used.
  • Provide direct communication link with company management and coordinate all departments for quality problem resolutions
  • Review all safety and critical characteristics to insure that proper tests are being performed and results are recorded

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises employees in the Quality Department including Quality Engineers, Quality Technician and Weld Analyzers.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent and Bachelors Degree from a four year college or university in a technical field, or six years manufacturing quality experience.  With 2 years additional experience in a Quality Supervisor or managerial position for an automotive supplier in the metal processing field is required.  Qualifications to include technical, analytical and judgmental knowledge of current quality control methods employed by engineering and manufacturing.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquired or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis for variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.   

 REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Ability to develop logical detailed plans aimed at continuously improving quality levels and quality systems.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The employee is frequently required to sit, and occasionally must walk, stand, use hands to feel or handle objects, tools or controls; reach and lift with hands and arms; talk, see and hear.  The employee may occasionally be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

The employee must be available during all hours if needed, and have the flexibility to work various shift hours if needed.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near machinery and moving parts.  The employee may be exposed to the risk of electromagnetic fields, risk of electric shock and vibration.  The employee will be required to travel and stay overnight on occasion. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but will be loud when in the production environment.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.