This position will: provide support to customer's concerns, as well as provide project management support for specific targeted initiatives; lead and assist in development of ISO 9001:2015 QMS while supporting the root cause corrective action system and assuring risk based thinking is being considered by all departments during all continuous improvement efforts; and manage/maintain process control plans.
Including working with suppliers to identify Root Cause and implement corrective actions
Manage Root Cause, Corrective, Preventive Action, Risk-Based thinking Implementation
Manage and support Continuous Improvement Processes; utilizing customer feedback, SCAR/CAR findings, Manager review meetings and Wabtec's WPS/QPS system requirements. This includes COPQ measurables and other key quality metrics
Produce product inspection standard documentation
Conduct internal and customer audits. Work with regulatory agencies, certification agencies and clients conducting audits
Lead qualification activities associated with First Articles parts as Purchasing transitioned to alternate suppliers
Develop and maintain an ongoing plan to eliminate errors in manufacturing, warehouse, and other areas and assist in developing an ongoing training program for production operators and assembly technicians
Provide direct supervision to: Quality Inspectors - whose functions include inspection of in process and finish jobs and Receiving Inspectors - whose functions include inspection of incoming raw materials
Qualifications and Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demonstrated competency in managing the performance of others.
Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), time analysis, statistical process control, Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility (Gage R&R)
Experience with aluminum and steel castings & machining practices
Working experience with ISO9001 or TS16949 standards
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent field) with a minimum eight years of experience as a Quality Manager preferably in a manufacturing facility that held certification to ISO, AS or TS.
Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification
Certified ISO9001, TS16949, AS9100 Internal Quality Auditor
PRI/NADCAP Audit experience
Continuous Improvement (lean) experience
ASQ CQM or CQE