QA/QC Manager

Audit, Budget, Business analysis, Business management, Business process, Calibration, Communication skills, Compliance, Continuous improvement, Cross-functional, Customer focus, Customer satisfaction, ERP, Engineering, English, Estimating, Exceed, Finance, Financial management, Fluency, Functional testing, ISO 14000, ISO 9000, Implementation, Inspection, Materials management, Mechanical engineering, Mentorship, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Monitoring, Policies, President, Process improvement, Product costing, Production, Prototyping, QA, QA management, QMS, Quality control, Quality management, Quick learner, Recruitment, Reporting, Root cause analysis, Senior management, Software, Specification, Staff management, Strategy, Supervision, Supply chain management, Technical support
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Summary

The QC/QA Manager is responsible for overseeing incoming inspection and ensuring all products meet company specifications, maintaining traceable QC records, performing detailed root cause analysis of non-conforming product, and supervising department staff.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and monitor performance of quality control inspector(s).
  • Responsible for mentoring department staff, assisting in recruitment, supporting development, and delivery of results that meet or exceed planned expectations.
  • Manage and further develop ISO systems and product and process compliance systems.
  • Support President with operational improvement strategy.
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring departmental performance in alignment with Safety, ISO quality, and environmental standards.  Drive a safety conscious culture that ensures 0 injuries and LTA’s and compliance with all statutory and corporate standards.
  • Monitor and improve departmental performance through regular reporting of non-conforming product, cost of quality, and inspection cycle times and utilize performance indicators to identify and implement process and product improvements.
  • Collaborate on cross-functional teams with engineering, supply chain, customer and technical support and finance on business management and process improvements.

Quality Control Responsibilities

  • Oversee process of inspection of received parts or products and sub-assemblies to certify quality and adherence to specifications.
  • Records results of all inspection and functional testing.
  • Manage calibration and maintenance activities on production and inspection equipment.
  • Raise non-conformances and liaise with engineering and supply chain to address internal or vendor corrective actions, and ensure effectiveness and closure of non-conformances as appropriate.
  • Develop or enhance business processes, departmental goals and standards to measure performance and identify continual improvement opportunities to drive a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Ensure conformance of prototypes and/or new parts to engineering specifications.

Quality Assurance

  • Monitoring performance and effectiveness of quality system and standards.
  • Maintain the Quality management system for ISO certification, while developing and improving.
  • Perform and/or facilitate customer, internal and supplier audits as required.
  • Analyze audit findings, and implement appropriate actions.
  • Prepare and document ISO Management reviews.
  • Complete and record customer supplier quality questionnaires.
  • Generate non-conformances and associated corrective actions, reviewing actions to ensure closeout, and monitoring trends to develop.

Environment, Health and Safety

  • Coordinate with team on maintenance and development of ISO14001 and Safety Systems/Policies
  • Periodically audit Safety Systems/Policies for compliance, generate corrective actions and monitor to ensure implementation.
  • Ensure ISO14001 process and procedures are in compliance with international ISO standards.

Financial Management

  • Identify, evaluate, plan and implement operational process and cost saving improvements within functional areas of responsibility.
  • Work with the senior management team in the generation of the annual plan budget, including supporting analysis and aligning departmental initiatives and budgets to overall company strategy
  • Achieve cost of quality performance objectives and operational costs within plan and latest estimates.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in STEM discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience in a quality control, quality assurance and compliance.  Background in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years of direct employee management including strong interpersonal skills and managing/working within cross functional teams
  • Proven ability to manage interdepartmental relationships and manage through challenging situations.
  • In-depth knowledge and proficiency with Enterprise Resource Planning software (quality control, QMS, materials management).
  • Proven track record of customer focus and support of internal and external customer requirements.
  • Strong ability to identify, communicate and manage operational changes in process, environment and resources.
  • Knowledge of overall business processes and identify and implement opportunities for improvement.
  • Proven ability to resolve issues independently and take appropriate action in a timely manner.
  • Proficient in Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Teams.
  • Quick learner and ability to achieve proficiency in new software applications as needed.
  • Fluent written and verbal communication in English is required
Dice Id : compexpr
Position Id : 2533
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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