Requisition ID: 1955
REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles ("RVs") and luxury buses). REV's brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV's brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.
Responsible for technical quality and manufacturing root cause analysis problem solving and ISO 9000 initiatives and improvements.
•Organize, analyze and implement all quality initiatives and systems for the site to accomplish departmental and corporate goals and objectives.
•Ensure compliance to all of the company's manufacturing and product specifications
•Maintain and improve customer satisfaction through customer focus, corrective/preventive actions, advanced product quality planning
(APQP) and continuous improvement.
•Focus on scrap and rework reductions.
•Utilize statistical tools and CAD/product drawings for problem solving and continuous improvement in a lean manufacturing environment.
•Drive implementation of containment, corrective, preventive actions, and follow up activities.
•Review product specifications to present/recommended plant capabilities and improve quality assurance/control and process capability as necessary.
•Drives source inspection philosophy to key personnel in organization.
•Implements a cost-effective quality management system that minimizes Quality risks to the customer, maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
•Applies total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes within each department.
•Directs workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials and products
•Assist Purchasing Department efforts in Supplier Quality Assurance and provide input/criteria for supplier sourcing and PPAP activities.
•Implements and improves upon ISO efforts.
•Implements quality control training programs to key personnel in conjunction with plant supervision to support the plant's quality program which achieves meeting or exceeding customer requirements
•Respond to customer complaints by directing containment, root cause investigations, corrective action and follow up and resolution
with the customer.
•Participates and/or leads daily Quality Wall process.
•Ensure quality requirements are clearly communicated in standard work.
•Measurements (metrics) - communicates performance to direct reports group.
•Knowledge of SPC, Capability Studies, Gage R&R and Sampling plans.
Familiarity with PFMEA.
•Manage PPAP and quality process analysis for launch, cost reduction, quality improvement activities and efficiency improvement.
Requirements (education, experience, travel, physical, work environment):
Education / Experience
•Bachelor's degree required with emphasis in a manufacturing discipline/technical field, (Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, etc.)
•In depth knowledge of Quality systems such as PPAP, DFMEA, PFMEA, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, APQP, 8D, ISO9000 is required.
•Minimum three years experience with quality and problem solving in a manufacturing environment.
•Must have verifiable experience with problem solving techniques (8D, 5 Why & Root Cause Analysis).
•Must have experience with statistical techniques and data analysis.
•Must have excellent communication skills with ability to interface directly with hourly employees as well as upper level management concerning quality initiatives and progress updates.
•Promote teamwork during problem solving.
•Must possess a high energy level with a strong work ethic.
•Prefer candidate with CAD experience.
•Good PC skills with knowledge of Excel, Word, Access and Outlook.
•Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing.
Champion Bus, Inc., was founded in 1953 and located on 73 acres just outside Imlay City, Michigan. Champion is one of the pioneers of the mid-size commercial bus industry and began producing these buses in 1981. In 2012, Champion Bus acquired Federal Coach, and began producing a luxury line of buses. In October 2013, Champion was acquired by and joined the REV Group family.