To design, implement, maintain and update a total quality system dedicated to conformance to customer requirements, and the enhancement of company image and reputation in the marketplace as a top quality manufacturer.
The Quality Manager’s responsibilities fall within four primary categories encompassing quality systems, inspection, analysis, and corrective action. Collectively, these assure compliance to customer requirements and drive continuous improvement. The Quality Manager directs the activities of the Quality Department, insuring that the appropriate skills, equipment, and training are in place to support company quality initiatives and objectives.
Directly responsible for coaching, mentoring, teaching, training, motivating and guiding JSC associates involved in the department processes. JSC associates may be direct reports to this manager or others involved in processes reporting to other functional leadership. Review and verify team member training levels and competence for required work. Review training levels and competencies for required work with team members and develop training plans to address any deficiencies and review progress towards training and development goals.
Design, develop, implement, communicate and coordinate compliance to inspection programs administered by Quality department personnel or production operators.
Oversee and enhsure compliance with the QMS system and all IATF requirements.
Establish programs such as SPC to identify nonconformances and implement corrections and improvements.
Develop long-range quality plans, strategies and tactics in support of continuous improvement, cost reduction, and equipment, facility, and staffing upgrades utilizing multi-functional teams as appropriate. Establish internal controls to assure defect avoidance rather than defect identification.
Design, develop, administer and coordinate a supplier quality audit and certification program aimed toward the identification of unacceptable plating, heat treating, mixed parts, and foreign material provided by suppliers.
Implement and coordinate practices required by customers including problem resolution, obtainment of temporary deviations, and establishment of acceptance criteria.
Represent the company in customer audits, reviews and specification releases or alterations.
AUDIT AND INSPECTION SYSTEMS
Develop and implement final audit of production parts prior to shipment to customers to assure complete compliance with dimensional, packaging, appearance and documentation requirements.
Develop and implement periodic audits of outside service providers including heat treat and plating, as well as raw material suppliers to assure vendor performance to specifications.
Establish capability studies required to verify the accuracy of systems including gage R&R, process potential, SPC & CPK analysis, and long-term capability studies in accord with customer requirements and internal Quality Assurance procedures and practices.
CORRECTIVE ACTION SYSTEMS
Conduct internal quality surveys to identify improvement opportunities and implement revised processes.
Coordinate the response to customer requests for corrective action including "8-D's", follow-up, and the proper disposition of returned parts to the non-conforming area.
Coordinate problem solving on corrective action proposals and develop the necessary leadership of multi-functional problem solving groups.
QUALITY TESTING AND ANALYSIS
Oversee product performance and endurance testing, analysis, and evaluation studies in accordance with customer specifications including first piece and ISIR dimensional layouts and studies.
Select and coordinate outside suppliers of measuring equipment and quality related software products, and outside services for gauge calibration and analytic laboratory testing including analysis of chemicals and solvents used in the production process and metallurgical testing and analysis of raw materials.
EDUCATION:. BS degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience in all phases of quality assurance and control.
EXPERIENCE: Five or more years experience in Quality Engineering, including demonstrated success in a leadership role. % years of experience in a management position. Experience and excellent knowledge of the quality requirements including experience with TS or IATF certifications.
Jagemann Stamping is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Jagemann Stamping
Jagemann Stamping Company is a rapidly growing and expanding full-service stamping company recognized world-wide as a leading manufacturer of deep drawn, progressive, and fine blanked stampings. The latest technology coupled with the best people in a state of the art manufacturing facility, which encompasses all functional aspects including sales, design, tool building and manufacturing, enables Jagemann Stamping to provide its customer with products and service that consistently exceed expectations.
Jagemann Stamping, one of Manitowoc County’s premier employers, is headquartered in Manitowoc, WI on the banks of beautiful Lake Michigan, 30 minutes south of Green Bay, WI and an hour north of Milwaukee, WI. In addition to offering a flexible, dynamic work environment, Jagemann Stamping provides professional development and challenging careers with opportunities for growth and advancement where innovation and knowledge sharing are valued and rewarded. We are a family owned business that values a work/life balance and flexibility with schedules and policies. Jagemann Stamping employees receive highly competitive compensation and an exceptional benefits package.