Mueller Systems Albertville , AL 35951
The Mueller Company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and manufactures valves for water and gas systems, including iron gate, butterfly, tapping, check, plug, and ball valves, as well as dry-barrel and wet-barrel fire hydrants; pipe repair products, such as clamps and couplings used to repair leaks, as well as municipal castings, including manhole covers and street drain grates; and residential and commercial water meter products and systems. It also offers metering, leak detection, pipe condition assessment, and other products and services for the water infrastructure industry, as well as provides installation, replacement, and maintenance services on new and existing valves, fire hydrants, and service lines.
Analyze processes to identify root cause of defects and other issues with objective of facilitating process improvement.
Gather data through measurement, testing, data collection systems, and observation to identify statistically significant issues that need to be addressed.
Work within project/team structure, or solo to analyze opportunities and implement improved process controls designed to address issues associated with quality improvement, process improvements, productivity improvements to ultimately improve customer satisfaction.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Works under direction of Quality Management in cooperation with other plant personnel. Conduct ongoing review of process, process controls, and opportunity for process improvement related to Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Productivity with focus area on Quality.
Interpret quality standards and measures as required to evaluate conformity to standard, trains machine operators concerning measurement methods. Has authority and responsibility to approve acceptance quality and to quarantine defective or suspect quality product.
Obtain data, evaluate data, and present data to be utilized with process capability measures as well as process improvement. Such data includes but is not limited to scrap data, measurement data, and other measures of process performance data.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong organization and analytical skills
Effective verbal and written communications skills
Completes tasks within the requested timeline, with limited oversight.
Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize workload in order to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.
Ability to negotiate by collaborating with others to arrive at a conclusion using compromise, persuasion, rationale, and diplomacy.
Conflict resolution skills including the ability to address difference of opinions or facts and use the most appropriate method to reach an effective solution.
Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team focused atmosphere
Associates Degree preferred.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Two to five years in a manufacturing environment.