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The Quality Director oversees all Quality Assurance functions at the Plant level throughout the product launch and life-time cycles. The Director serves as a cross functional team leader, working closely with internal and external customers to ensure products and processes meet predetermined specifications.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
(But not limited to...)
Establish procedures for maintaining high standards of quality, reliability, and safety.
Determine and enforce quality and safety requirements in accordance with real company needs,
based on current regulations and product development.
Organize and promote companywide quality improvement efforts.
Evaluate and develop improved techniques for the control of quality, reliability, and safety.
Directly responsible for implementation and maintenance of the company quality system, reporting on the performance of the quality system for review and as a basis for improvement of the quality system.
The Quality Director also has responsibility to act as liaison with external parties on matters.
relating to the quality system.
Oversees APQP activity at the plant level regarding the development and documentation of
Process Flow, PFMEA and the Control Plans. Prepares and submits PPAPs.
Oversees the preparation, implementation, and maintenance of Quality Control work instructions.
Oversees reporting and disposal procedures for RMA scrap material.
Oversees the corrective action process.
Oversees the training of value stream personnel in the use of statistical methods.
Oversees and leads quality improvement by establishing methods of data collection, control.
charting, dimensional inspection, documentation, or other experimental design techniques.
Directing the activities of the AS/ISO Administrator in relation to maintaining the QMS.
Management of the Quality Control Technicians and the Quality Control Lab to ensure that product meets customer and quality standards.
Ensure that the organization's Quality Management System conforms to customer, internal,
AS9100/ISO 9001, and regulatory/legal requirements.
Manage the monitoring, measurement, and review of internal processes, especially those that affect the quality of the organization's products.
Present/report to top management on the performance of the QMS (e.g., results of quality audits, corrective actions), including the need for improvement.
Responsible for accuracy and timely inspection/calibration of monitoring and measuring devices.
Oversee the timely response to customer corrective action requests associated with
Work with customers, employees, contractors, and outsourcing firms to develop product requirements as needed.
Actively participate in production meetings with the sales, engineering, programming, and manufacturing teams.
Identify areas for Quality Control improvement and implement new methods accordingly.
Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
Please note that the duties and requirements described herein are intended to represent general contents of this job. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties and responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
College degree required in such disciplines as Computer Engineering, CPA, etc., plus 5 years related experience and/or training, and 5 years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read a limited number of words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers; Ability to write and speak simple sentences as a means for basic communication.
Moderately directed. Activities covered by wide-ranging policies and courses of action, and generally directed as to execution and review. High order of analytical, interpretative, and/or constructive thinking in varied situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Travel to our Pace Facilities is required for this role; up to 75%.
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization, from production associates to senior leaders.
Ability to function as a team player and be comfortable leading without authority.
Ability to build credibility and trust.
Ability to influence leaders and change their paradigms.
Must be proficient with the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Minitab statistical analysis software.
Pace is a career destination for engaged, passionate and talented people who are driven to seek the innovation, growth and opportunity that only we offer.
Pace Industries has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.