Quality Manager

Adient Riverside , MO 64150

Posted 5 months ago

1.0 Purpose

This standard defines the Quality Manager job description.
2.0 Scope

This standard applies to the Riverside plant of Adient.
3.0 Responsibility
3.1 Respond to Customer requests in a timely and thorough fashion.
3.2 Train and supervise appropriated staffing to maintain quality assurance.
3.3 Develop and maintain an appropriate annual department budget.
3.4 Develop and maintain a quality systems manual, which will assure product and process compliance.
3.5 Coordinate quality system audits to adhere to as TSI 16949 Guidelines.
3.6 Supply monthly corporate measurable for designated areas. Include action plans and close issues.
3.7 Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformance relating to product, process and

quality systems.
3.8 Monitor existing vendor supply base performance.
3.9 Interface with customers and suppliers when required.
3.10 Support engineering efforts to develop, maintain and improve products to meet Customer

3.11 Analyze scrap and defect data for trends and refinement needs.
3.12 Actively contribute and participate in staff meetings and programs.
3.13 Has the authority to stop the production process if a safety or quality concern is noticed.
3.14 Other job duties and special projects as deemed necessary by the Plant Manager.
3.15 Actively supports plant safety efforts through departmental participation in safety meetings and

safety walks.
3.15.1 Engages in safe practices as well as follows and enforces safety rules and job rotations.
3.15.2 Must be willing to report unsafe conditions, reporting unsafe acts, participating in

safety/ergonomic committees, participating in safety kaizen events, participating in Blue

Sky initiatives, participating in safety audits and safety observation feedback.
3.15.3 Assist the plant in achieving safety goals and maintaining Safe Workplace and

Environmental and Sustainability AMS objectives.
3.15.4 Initiate timely investigations of all reported incidents/accidents and injuries for the

department and completion of 8d's (including the 5 Why's, root cause, containment and

corrective action). May assist other departments with this process as well.
3.15.5 Attend required training and participation in safety and ergonomic meetings as assigned.
3.15.6 Conduct Monthly Safety Inspections as assigned.
3.15.7 Will follow and promote environmental management system compliance and commitment

to resource conservation.
3.16 Review and understand Customer Specific Requirements.
4.0 Process
4.1 Qualifications/


Preferred Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and three to five years related experience. Related experience,

training, education or some combination of all three may be considered.
4.1.1 Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals,

technical procedures or governmental regulations.
4.1.2 Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Effective and

professional communication and organizational skills.
4.1.3 Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of

managers, clients, customers and general public.
4.1.4 Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to provide direction effectively as required.
4.1.5 Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,

common fractions and decimals. Must have ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.
4.1.6 Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written,

oral or diagram form.
4.1.7 Must be computer literate and familiar with appropriate software programs and have the

ability to create visual aids for communication purposes.
4.2 Preferred Experience

4.2.1 Quality engineering experience in the automotive industry.
4.2.2 Certified Six Sigma black belt or green belt preferred.
4.2.3 Experience with ISO, TS or other Quality Management System.
4.2.4 Experience writing quality plans, procedures, PFMEA's and control plans.
4.2.5 ASQ Certifications: CMI, CQT, CQE, CQA and CRE.


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