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Lead Quality Technician

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: July 18th, 2022

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Company Overview:

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven is a facility located in Fort Wayne, manufacturing specialized, high-strength steel structural components for automotive OEMs.

Position Overview:

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven is seeking a Lead Quality Technician for 2nd shift.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • New Benefits & New Wage Structure
  • Great benefits; eligibility is Day 1 of employment (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Other benefits include Paid Time-off, Personal Unpaid Time Off, Profit Sharing, & Matching 401k plan + other
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new product launch
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers).

Facility Address:

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven
2808 Adams Center Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana
USA 46803

SUMMARY

Act as a liaison between the Quality and Manufacturing groups.  Audit, enforce and train other associates on all aspects of the quality policy.  Should be self-directed and work well with minimal supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES          

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. 

 

  • Responsible for directing other Quality Technicians on safety, work assignments, project work, unique/special assignments, etc.
  • Responsible for training, coaching and mentoring Quality Technicians to Multimatic’s quality standards & processes
  • Responsible for daily and ongoing communications to manager about safety, quality and/or any other relevant matters that arise during the day
  • GD&T – Must be able to read, interpret and understand blue prints.
  • Production Process – Should have a general knowledge of several production processes and how parts are produced and how characteristics impact downstream customers.
  • Hold non-conforming materials (use inventory management).
  • Sort through non-conforming material as necessary to aid in disposition.
  • File and maintain in-process inspection reports.
  • Assist Quality Technicians perform capability studies, Gage R&R’s and analyze process variances.
  • Assist with running any extra testing required as part of validation process after quarantine.
  • Problem solves (work with operations on shift to determine root cause of material on hold and make the appropriate changes to limit the amount of material placed on hold).
  • Perform control plan audits. Work with Quality Engineers to update control plans as needed.
  • Perform Process/Product and LPA Audits.
  • Issue gages to production as necessary.
  • Assist with or answer 8D assignments on customer rejects.
  • Update ICP’s as needed for various programs as assigned.
  • Ability to generate new form/work instructions/checksheets.
  • Assist the Quality Manager and Quality Engineer as assigned and with PPAP’s.
  • Fill in for Quality Technicians and Weld Analyst positions when needed.
  • Must have the ability to make quality decisions on production parts when necessary.
  • Assist with organization and set up of outside sort or rework activities (Vendor)
  • Assist and maintain internal sort criteria and instructions.
  • Collect and input production information into Quality databases.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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 GED
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in quality related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a supervision position (preferred)

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, comprehend and interpret documents and statutes from jurisdictional agencies and governmental units, procedure and policy manuals, contracts and agreements. 

Ability to write instructions, procedures, policies, reports and various correspondences. 

Ability to speak and present effectively in one-on-one, and in small and large group settings, as well as before customers, government and regulatory agencies

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to apply mathematical concepts in statistical analysis, design of experiments, and part variations.    

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding and create instructions, reports and analysis from data or statues furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Interpret and apply laws and regulations to situations.  Ability to negotiate with associates and business entities.

Superior interpersonal abilities.  Ability to communicate with diverse personalities is tactful, mature and flexible.  Good reasoning abilities, sound judgment, resourceful and well organized.  The ability to establish credibility and be decisive, while supporting personnel and the organizations preferences and priorities.

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 stand, sit, walk, 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 50 pounds.

The employee may need to be available during off hours if needed, and have the flexibility to work various shift hours and/or extended hours if needed.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The environmental 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.
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