SKF is seeking a skilled and technical Quality Assurance Manager for our Muskegon, MI factory. This position is responsible for developing, coordinating administering and supervising the site’s Quality Assurance program, ensuring that quality assurance procedures and policies are coordinated throughout the organization. Assures that all products manufactured meet customer specifications.
Duties and responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Directs and coordinates the overall quality specifications, standards, inspection and testing procedures for raw materials for processes and finished products.
Develops quality control plans or process control procedures that will ensure production of finished products, which meet quality specifications and standards and that all incoming material meets standards.
Responsible for establishing testing policies and procedures for maintaining a program that will meet the quality assurance needs of the organization.
Reviews all complaints received from customers to determine if or where quality assurance emphasis should be placed to eliminate problems.
Reviews research on product defects and recommends modifications in products or quality standard where warranted.
Directs the NADCAP and AS9100 certification and associated programs, ensuring that all requirements are established and meant. Ensures the Site’s annual NADCAP & AS9100 certification are maintained.
Directs many customer specific audits and coordinates any on site customer source inspection of bearings
Assists research and development and other departments as necessary in formulating new products or in establishing standards for these products prior to initial production.
Provides technical assistance to the Purchasing Department in connection with the purchase of raw materials, supplies and equipment.
Contacts and/or visits customers and suppliers when necessary to confer on specific quality problems. May police subcontractors’ quality assurance programs. Assists suppliers in establishing inspection standards to meet the company’s quality requirements.
Supplies technical assistance to the sales functions in developing suitable products for customers or overcoming difficulties in the use of company products.
Directs the continuing review of the quality assurance program and the formulation of new or revised procedures to effect improvements, reduce costs and enhance efficiency.
Ensures compliance with government regulations.
Formulates department objectives
Directs staff activities to meet Company objectives
Ensures that all department personnel are trained to perform their jobs effectively.
Administers Quality Assurance Department budget preparation; assure compliance and other administrative functions to affect a well-integrated, efficient operation.
Responsible for procuring state of the art gauging keeping the Plant current with technology changes.
Responsible for directing the union quality assurance and final inspection and assembly personnel
Minimum education/experience required:
Must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quality Management, or related technical field or the equivalent in practical experience and specialized training.
Ten (10) years overall experience in manufacturing (emphasizing metal removal and grinding), with direct experiences in inspection and quality assurance six (6) including at least three (3) years in a supervisory capacity.
Must have experience in high tolerance metal removal manufacturing and the subsequent strong understanding of prints and GD&T.
Must have broad and in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and techniques, quality assurance, technology and computer literate.
Must have AS9100 or ISO 9001
Ability to relate and interact effectively with various levels of the organization and customers.
Ability to move freely around the facility.
Travel and environmental requirements:
This position may require travel - up to 10%
Additional Salary Information: Position also offers bonus potential and comprehensive benefits program
Location was previously under Kaydon brand
Internal Number: 9984
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