Quality Manager
West Chicago, IL Quality
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Summary: Develop and maintain a Quality Assurance Program and systems that ensures products sourced and manufactured in house meet customers specifications and achieves superior quality and reliability standards.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes – responsible for all supervisory management activities, including hiring, performance management and any applicable disciplinary action.

Duties/Responsibilities:

· Develop and maintain a quality production program to ensure conformity of purchased material and final products meet documented quality standards.

· Visit vendor facilities, and meet with customers, quality representatives, and company personnel to discuss and to resolve quality problems as required.

· Summarize and report defect analyses, corrective actions, implementation status and effectiveness.

· Monitor and evaluate incoming material and outbound finished goods to a set of Company quality standards and expectations.

· Develop and maintain testing processes and requirements to gauge acceptance and rejection criteria.

· Develop and maintain guidelines to effectively communicate Company’s requirements and expectations to our present and future supply partnerships.

· Provide monthly and quarterly performance reports for top vendors to Procurement and upper management.

· Support Customer Service in resolving QC issues.

· Interface with Procurement, Engineering, Manufacturing, and supply base to resolve product and service issues.

· Participate in product development process.

· Plan and control rework processing as necessary.

· Assist Procurement and Engineering in new supplier evaluations.

· Perform other related duties as assigned.

· Maintain a clean working environment.

· Ensure that assigned team receives proper training of best practices, processes, and procedures.

· Responsible for daily reporting in specified production area.

· Enforce compliance of safety rules/regulations and company standards.

· Other duties and responsibilities as required


Requirements

Required Skill/Abilities:

· Know how to read blueprints and understand product drawings 

· Experience with basic and advance quality inspection tools

· Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Power point.

· Experience with ERP/MRP with shop floor/manufacturing is desired.

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

· Strong work ethic, self-motivated and results driven.

· Ability to travel as required 


Education/Experience:

· 3 + years or more experience as Quality Manager in a manufacturing environment or similar role.

· Bachelor’s technical based degree is desired