Quality Manager

Idex Corporation Benton Harbor , MI 49022

Posted 1 week ago

Title: Quality Manager

Business Unit: Gast

2300 Hwy. M-139

Benton Harbor, Michigan, 49022

United States

Function: Operations


We are looking for an ISO certified Quality Manager to promote continuous improvement throughout Operations and Supply Chain with a team of 11 hourly direct reports. Your mission is to own internal quality teams of Service, Metrology and Receiving Inspection within the Benton Harbor facility.

With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global enterprise committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. At Gast, we set the standard in the pneumatic industry. From our comprehensive products and customer service, we are looking to add extra focus on quality in efforts to become even more customer obsessed.


  • Maintaining and enhancing ISO program and ensuring auditing processes are completed on a timely basis

  • Driving improvements within company-wide Corrective Action Process (CAR)

  • Internal quality improvement, defining metrics and driving change through value stream dedicated personnel

  • Supplier quality improvement, defining metrics and driving change

  • Key member of the Supplier Review Board

  • Material Review Board process

  • Work directly with suppliers to resolve Non-Conformances

  • Report status of Metrics (Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, or Yearly) to the appropriate personnel

  • Creates and implements data collection systems for the identified metrics to support continuous improvement

  • Owns customer auditing process, hosting customer, driving internal audit and necessary corrective actions

  • Works with Value Streams to develop focused quality improvement projects and implement

  • Develop new processes and implement product changes to enhance customer quality experience


  • Certified Six Sigma Belt

  • Trained in Lean Concepts (5S, Kaizen, Office Kaizen, Kanban, VSM)

  • Trained in Design For Six Sigma Concepts

  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)

  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

  • Proven track record of containment, short and long term corrective action, and effectiveness verification for quality issues

  • Comfortable and proficient with mathematical statistics and Design of Experiments

  • 4-year degree required. Engineering or Graduate degree a plus

  • Proven record of performance and trusted professional credibility

  • Experience and passionate team leader with proven problem solving experience and process focused

  • Proficient in Database Construction

  • Persons occupying this position will be expected to sign an Employee Inventions and Proprietary Information agreement

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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