Carpenter Technology Reading , PA 19601
Carpenter Technology Corporation is a leading producer and distributor of premium specialty alloys, including titanium alloys, nickel and cobalt based superalloys, stainless steels, alloy steels and tool steels. Carpenter's high-performance materials and advanced process solutions are an integral part of critical applications used within the aerospace, transportation, medical and energy markets, among other markets. Building on its history of innovation, Carpenter's wrought and powder technology capabilities support a range of next-generation products and manufacturing techniques, including novel magnetic materials and additive manufacturing.
QUALITY STANDARDS SPECIALIST Reading, PA
Maintains policies and procedures relate to IATF16949, AS9100, NADCAP, ISO9001 and other related standards, company-wide.
Provides implementation, training, maintenance and auditing expertise for IATF16949 and other quality standards.
Ensures the completion of quality audits for Company companies, customers and third parties. Ensures that internal and customer corrective actions, as well as customer claims are resolved in a timely fashion.
Maintain and improve the supplier quality audit (SQA) process. Participate in supplier audit and control. Reviews supplier audit findings with the suppliers to communicate their performance and discuss corrective measures as necessary.
Establishes a central Quality records database and ensures integrity of the data and data accessibility. Maintains customer required documents including PPAP's, VAP's and Control Plans. Maintains systems and procedures for containment of non-conforming materials and products throughout the company. Maintains supplier quality representative (SQR) requirements. Understands risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Prepares and maintains FMEA's.
Perform functions related to customer designated supplier quality representative (DSQR) material review board (DSQE) and concession process requirements. Review and approve customer specifications, customer quality agreements, routing changes, and product site transfers.
Apply advanced continuous improvement methods such as Lean and Six Sigma, master inspection, measurement and sampling control (SPC) to stabilize processes and maintain process capacity.
Performs all other duties and special projects as assigned.
Four year college technical or business degree. 5+ years of relevant quality experience. Extensive experience with IATF 16949 quality standard required.
Expert knowledge of quality system management, audit and corrective action processes and root cause analysis.
The ideal candidate will require strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal and relationship building abilities and be well organized and able to prioritize tasks and make appropriate decisions. Ability to work in a fast-paced and every changing work environment.
Requires excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to resolve conflicts.
Ability to work independently of others and be self-directive and goal oriented but possess the ability to work in a team as the team leader or on the team with other auditors when required.
Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.
Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.