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Quality Manager

Location: Multimatic Indiana - Butler, Butler, Indiana, United States

Posted: October 22nd, 2018

Company Structure

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Multimatic Indiana - Butler manufactures fully engineered, high-quality components, assemblies and systems such as bumpers and chassis/body structural components for high volume as well as niche vehicle manufacturers.  Multimatic Indiana - Butler uses advanced, proprietary roll- and hot-form manufacturing processes.

Facility Location

Multimatic Indiana, Butler Plant

201 RE Jones Road, Butler, IN  46721

Why Work For Multimatic

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of Multimatic's rapidly growing US operations. 
  • You’ve likely never heard of Multimatic but, don’t let that fool you. Multimatic is an exciting manufacture of automotive components including Formula 1 racing components, structures & suspensions and manufacturer of the Ford GT!!

SUMMARY

The Quality Manager provides supervision and communication services to Manufacturing, Engineering and Quality Departments to assure that products are manufactured utilizing current procedures to ensure that design intent is met.  An important outcome of this role is to meet goals that achieve the company’s commitment of superior part quality and reliability.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the plant Customer contact/representative. Provide leadership to assure effective communication, coordination, and interaction with Manufacturing, Engineering and Quality

  • Evaluate and implement, as required, technology compatible to the company's 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

  • Review prints and specifications to insure quality and reliability requirements are addressed. Track engineering changes through the system

  • 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

  • Ensure all supplier, internal, and external non-conformances are tracked with measurable progress of corrective actions in a timely fashion

  • Provides administrative oversight of Corrective Action (CAR) system

  • Produce, and report, quality metrics and Key Process Indicators (KPI’s) as required by the QMS.

  • Manage plant physical testing laboratory to meet both plant production requirements and compliance to IATF 16949 requirements, including all plant and laboratory inspection and test equipment calibration and measurement system analysis (MSA) requirements.

  • Work with engineering disciplines to develop all stages of process qualifications and validations, product and component test methods, inspection guidelines and quality system procedures by administrating AIAG Core Tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, etc)

 

  • Lead and develop a quality staff with skills and abilities to become a true service organization to support plants in training and technical troubleshooting to achieve plant and company goals and objectives.

 

  • Develop and provide training on regulations, and QMS Procedures / Work Instructions to employees and other stakeholders as required.

 

  • May work on special projects/assignments upon request.

 

  • Lead validation process for newly developed and existing products.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees in the Quality Department including Quality Engineers & Quality Technicians.  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.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent and Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university in a technical field, or six years manufacturing quality experience

  • Automotive Experience will be given preferential consideration

  • 2 years additional experience in a Quality Supervisor or managerial position for an automotive supplier in the metal processing field is required

    Demonstrated use of Quality Tools including experience in, and application of, Root Cause Analysis / Problem Solving, Corrective Action (8D and A3) and Continuous Improvement methodologies along with AIAG Tools such as APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, etc.

  • Team player, leader, mentor and coach

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment.  Learn more about us at www.multimatic.com or E-mail imdhr@multimatic.com.
Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

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.
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