Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Looking for a dynamic company to make your mark? We are seeking a Manager of Quality Assurance.

 

Role and Responsibilities Summary

The Quality Assurance position is responsible for establishing a corporate quality assurance system and managing a team that promotes customer satisfaction and that positively impacts the financial performance of company. A Champion of continuous improvement efforts and defect reduction initiatives to establish an effective quality management system (QMS).

Essential Functions

  • Initiates and implements quality improvement activities as appropriate (continuous improvement) to raise the performance of the company’s product lines
  • Educates and trains employees as to their impact in the quality management system
  • Develops, implements, manages and integrates a QMS for manufacturing plant
  • Serves as the primary quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, loss reporting and continuous improvement
  • Manages quality control personnel on a day-to-day basis
  • Supports concurrent engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer
  • Designs, implements and documents procedures for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection
  • Establishes and implements metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement quality) for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound product quality decisions
  • Performs root-cause analysis and other problem solving activities to identify effective corrective actions and process improvements
  • Establishes collection and analysis systems of statistical data to predict trends that will affect improvement of product quality
  • Analyzes customers’ product specifications to establish efficient, cost-effective requirements for ease of manufacture and reproducibility
  • Develops quality planning methods for all product lines
  • Develops process certification standards and assists in process certification
  • Monitors vendor performance and establish criteria and rating system for critical vendors
  • Reviews customer purchase orders, contracts and change requests and ensure that the necessary criteria and provisions are included in quality and process plans
  • Interacts with customers to identify opportunities to improve quality and establish feedback with manufacturing and development personnel
  • Oversees calibration and testing programs
  • Reports to management on quality issues, trends and losses
  • Reviews suppliers purchase orders and establish supplier quality requirements
  • Participates in internal and external quality audits
  • Interfaces with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality control and assure that effective corrective action is implemented

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ten (10) years of experience in QA systems implementation and management in an electronics environment, with five (5) years as a CQE/CQM in a medium-size manufacturing environment
  • Experience with all AS9100 specifics and audits required
  • Use inspections tools i.e. micrometer, microscope, calipers, pin gauges
  • Functional knowledge of IPC-610, familiarity with J-STD-001 and the following: 
    1. printed circuit board inspection to IPC-a-610 class
    2. electronic component identification and verification
  • Proficient knowledge of ESD procedures
  • Reading and understanding of electronic configuration drawings, schematics, datasheets and written work instructions
  • Ability to carry out detailed written and oral instructions
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS office , internet and data entry for maintaining inspection records
  • Ability to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace
  • Fluent domain of the English language: ability to read, write and speak English well

Required Competencies

  • technical capacity
  • independent judgement
  • leadership
  • organizational skills
  • high ethical conduct
  • presentation skills
  • ability to multitask and produce quality output
  • communication proficiency: oral and written
  • ability to work independently
  • confidentiality
  • collaboration
  • teamwork orientation

BENEFITS

Competitive compensation and benefits which include medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k with employer contribution, PTO, paid Holidays, and on-site fitness center.

 

 

Application Instructions

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