Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
The Quality, Environmental Health and Safety Manager is accountable for achieving quality and safety objectives established by Dana's Off-Highway business unit leadership. This role is part of the North America Service & Assembly Centers (SAC's) management team and will be looked upon to provide direction and leadership to the team while assisting in superior quality and managing an overall risk-based safety program in Dana's industrial and aftermarket repair business.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide leadership in all assigned tasks, while upholding Dana's core values at all times.
- Lead the Quality Management System to ensure compliance with current certification standards and implement continuous improvements.
- Manage plant quality activities: customer and supplier (internal and external) quality, customer relationships, proactive continuous improvement activities, corrective action activities, warranty and field action management
- Assist in the implementation of assembly process, production flow, final quality assurance, etc. Create work instructions when necessary and or augment existing ones.
- Coordinate with Quality Managers in Italy, Germany, China and other manufacturing centers when appropriate.
- Lead and promote effective problem solving/corrective action activities for the facility.
- Manage an overall risk-based HS&S management system. Develop annual HS&S business plans identifying functional activities, training, machine guarding, ergonomic and other HS&S improvements needed with action plans and target implementation dates. Identify historical loss experience and statistical improvement goals for both short and long term measurement. Integrate an HS&S culture within all operations and at all levels of shop floor and management teams. Liaison with Corporate HS&S personnel to make certain that all necessary HS&S protocols are implemented at the site level.
- Implement and enforce Plant and Corporate Policies and Procedures.
- Work in concert with management team in promoting continuous improvement, safety culture, and philosophy.
- Special projects as assigned.
- Ability to travel as required to accomplish the objectives and requirements of the North America Service and Assembly Centers.
- Proven leadership skills.
- Supervisory or management experience, preferably of a quality staff.
- Working knowledge of the industrial, mobile, and aftermarket industry.
- Demonstrated record of individual and group achievements in prior quality positions.
- Formal audit training courses a plus.
- Must have internal and external quality audit experience.
- Proven oral, written, telephone, and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills ARE A MUST.
- Customer interaction skills.
- Computer literate with knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel.
- Experience in managing multiple tasks, both international and domestic.
- People and projects management experience.
- Experienced training individuals and groups on safety and health issues.
- Thorough working knowledge of 29CFR-General Industry Standards and Workers' Compensation laws.
- Up to 25% travel required, including some international travel.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree in management or related field required, MBA preferred.
- A minimum of five years' experience in Quality and manufacturing roles required.
- 5 + years of experience managing HS&S in a manufacturing environment preferred.
CSP preferred. Other related credentials a plus (e.g. CIH, OHST).
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