Quality Supervisor

Dana Corporation Columbia , MO 65201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

Description / Requirements:

This Dana facility is located less than three miles from Fiat Chrysler's current Toledo North Assembly Plant, where the current Jeep Wrangler is manufactured.The plant will assemble front and rear axles for the next-generation Jeep Wrangler, keeping the history of the location in Toledo alive. In addition to the proximity to FCA's Toledo plant, Dana's new site is optimally located to support automakers throughout the region. The Supervisor has responsibility for coordinating the work activity for people performing audit inspection functions, gage metrology, product metrology, gear quality, salvage/rework.

This position supports our 2nd shift.


  • The Supervisor is responsible for determining the needs and provide for the assignment of people to perform the required work for the various departments.

  • Work activity includes incoming and in-process inspections of productive parts and assemblies, layout inspections, quality audits, gage inspections and calibrations, and appropriately, inspections of suspected nonconforming materials.

  • Responsible for assisting with these activities by helping or making decisions with respect to final disposition of nonconforming materials, when necessary.

  • Determines, when necessary, who has the primary responsibility for timely disposition of nonconforming material. This requires that he/she arranges for and/or contacts the affected supplier or customer. The supplier or customer can be internal or external to the Plant.

  • Communication will be verbal and written. The department maintains a communications log which the Supervisor is expected to use daily. He/she is expected to communicate verbally with his/her counterpart at the beginning and end of the shift every day.


  • High school graduate or GED required; Associate or Bachelor degree desirable.

  • 3-5 years of experience is required.

  • Strong background in compliance/adherence to process for themselves, their direct reports and all others within the organization

  • Demonstrated strength of character to succeed in high pressure manufacturing environment

  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing desirable.

  • Possess knowledge of current product or experience in metal machining operations and assembly desirable.

  • Experience working within a collective bargaining union contract is desirable.

  • Must possess good organizational skills and be proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Able to make fundamental mathematical calculations.

  • Physically capable of disassembly/assembly of product, e.g., axle assemblies.

  • Proven mechanical aptitude.

  • Proficient communication skills in the English language.

  • Possess knowledge in the application of measurement equipment (gages and gaging systems).

Additional Requirements:

  • Overtime work is required when necessary. This person may be required to substitute for other people to fill in for vacations and sickness appropriate to skill level. This could involve working other shifts.

  • He/she completes or authorizes forms and reports, and maintains records such as overtime, absences, payroll and material rejections.

  • The Supervisor will be the primary contact for Quality issues. This will include receiving calls from customers reporting quality concerns, for which the Supervisor is expected to initiate timely internal reporting and short term containment actions.

  • Due to customer concerns, occasional travel is required, at times on short notice, to customer plants. These may be overnight trips.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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