Quality Assurance Manager
Job ID: 49846
The Quality Insurance Manager is responsible for the following, but not limited to:
- Responsible for driving reductions in the overall Cost of Quality through the elimination of waste and minimization of quality resources.
- TS16949 Management Representative and Liaison for external third party audits and Document and Data Control for Windsor Facility.
- Responsible for the creation, implementation and maintenance of Customer Required Quality Management Systems (ie: QSB).
- Develops and implements an effective Quality Assurance program to ensure a reduction of rework and elimination of scrap. Ensures end product meets Customer Quality levels.
- Supervises acceptance levels or monitoring of incoming materials and services, inprocess material and end products.
- Maintains inspection records and reports on product quality to management.
- Participates in design, purchase and verification of measurement systems to suit specific product requirements.
- Co-ordinates department activities with Engineering and Production in the Advanced Quality Planning and PPAP process.
- Responsible for Chrysler Forever Requirement, General Motors GQTS PPAP process.
- Ensures Quality system requirements are understood and implemented by suppliers and when necessary, completes Supplier Audits.
- Maintains liaison communication with customers concerning product quality.
- Customer Liaison for Customer Audits.
- Responsible for the completion of all Customer Non-conformance reports.
- Champions all internal/external corrective action (PPSR) requirements.
- TS16949 Lead Auditor for Windsor Facility.
- Leads the Layered Audit process for the Windsor Facility.
- Develops and participates in Quality Awareness Training for plant personnel (ie: product training, customer requirements and 8-D).
- Issues weekly and monthly reports on quality performance to in-plant personnel, Plant Manager or designate, OPS package and Customers (as required)
- Ensures that a total quality program encompasses all areas contributing to the quality of products and services produced.
- Responsible for effective utilization of all Quality Assurance Equipment, the purchase of new test equipment, and establishment of required measurement systems evaluation programs.
- Responsible for submission of capital budget for the department’s contribution.
- Participates in the following processes for Continual Improvement: Cost Busters, Windsor Directional Team VA/VE, Management Review and Financial Gap closure Plan.
- Responsible for Job Instruction (JES) and Die set-up instruction creation
- Responsible for the Calibration process and the Hold Tag process.
- Responsible for other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager or designate
- Be responsible for safety performance in the assigned areas:
- Participate in workplace inspections, such as layered audits,
- Carry out or contribute to information sessions, such as production meetings, safety talks and tail gate meetings,
- Conduct or participate in incident investigations as assigned,
- Contribute to an effective safety training program, ensuring staff are scheduled and participate,
- Take action to correct substandard acts or conditions
- Provide performance feedback to employees and supervisors on health & safety performance
- Observe and monitor employee safety,
- Ensure the standards of Sections 25, 26 & 27 of the OHSA are met.
- Any employee observed not following safety rules will be disciplined up to and including discharge
- Perform any other duties that may be specifically or generally assigned.
- Use safety processes in all work and according to company Health & Safety, Environmental and Housekeeping Policies.
- College Diploma/University Degree in Quality Engineering (or equivalent experience)
- Five (5) to (7) years related automotive Quality background, with any stamping or metal processing background a definitive asset
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