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Quality Assurance Manager - Bremen, INDIANA - USA

Crescentia Global Talent Solutions
Bremen, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
*** No visa sponsorships supported ***
A key positing responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the quality assurance program in support of manufacturing to achieve operational excellence, superior product, on-time service, and customer satisfaction. Experience in visual management, lean tools and advanced problem-solving techniques are critical to drive continuous improvement in manufacturing quality.
Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
* Ensures an ISO 9001:2015 compliant quality management system and other required certifications and approvals are maintained in accordance with the company standard processes
* Responsible for direct supervision of QA personnel and the development of skills required to support present and future business objectives.
* Oversees customer engagement for customer quality audits, responses, returns, complaints, and issues.
* Drives implementation of proactive quality improvement projects and problem-solving processes with cross functional teams including standard root cause analysis tools.
* Standardizes product inspection and testing methods to ensure compliance with customer and industry standards.
* Provide technical support as related to product development and regulatory activities
* Implement statistical methods for problem solving, scrap reduction and continuous quality improvement in support of One the company’s OPS culture 
* Maintain and communicate Quality metrics and initiate actions/improvement plans to assure goals are met. Lead
* Recommend improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. 
* Supports deployment of companywide systems such as SAP Quality Management
* Uses lean tools along with operations and quality data to drive lasting change in support of product quality and service
* Develop, foster, and maintain relationships throughout the company via collaboration and teamwork to provide avenues for the continued success and growth at the local site
Qualification and Experience Requirements:
* Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required with 3+ years quality management experience in a manufacturing environment preferred or combination of experience and education
* ASQ Certified Quality Manager (CQM) or Certified Quality Engineer (CQM) is a plus
* Wire and cable experience preferred
* Knowledge and experience with utility and industrial cable testing requirements preferred
* Knowledge of ICEA, AEIC, UL, CSA, ETL and ASTM testing standards a plus
* Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities with strong interpersonal and leadership skills required
* Experience in ISO 9001:2015 management systems compliance, continuous improvement and standard quality and operational excellence tools required
* Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools a plus
* Must have exhibited excellent analytical, statistical, and problem-solving skills
* Proven leadership skills
* Working knowledge of APQP methodology required, including PPAP, FMEA, GR&R (Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility), Process Validation, and Control Plans
* Working knowledge of Military Specification requirements for cable including qualification and processes needed to maintain qualification.
* Excellent computer and data management skills
* Previous experience with SAP QM a plus
* Six Sigma black belt, green belt or ASQ certification preferred
Leadership Competencies:
* Drive for Results: Has a strong bottom-line orientation; Persists in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks; Has a track record of exceeding goals successfully; Pushes self and helps others achieve results.
* Financial Acumen: Understands the meaning and implications of key financial indicators; Uses financial analysis to generate, evaluate, and act on strategic options and opportunities; Integrates quantitative and qualitative information to draw accurate conclusions.
* Decision Quality: Makes sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information; Relies on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment when making decisions; Considers all relevant factors and uses appropriate decision-making criteria and principles; Recognizes when a quick 80% solution will suffice.
* Attracts Top Talent: Attracts and selects diverse and high caliber talent; Finds the right talent to meet the group’s needs; Closes talent gaps with the right balance of internal and external candidates; Is a good judge of talent.
* Communicates Effectively: Is effective in a variety of communication settings: one-to-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels; Attentively listens to others; Adjusts to fit the audience and the message; Provides timely and helpful information to others across the organization; Encourages the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions.
* Courage: Readily tackles tough assignments; Faces difficult issues and supports others who do the same; Provides direct and actionable feedback; Is willing to champion an idea or position despite dissent or political risk.

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