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The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining individual quality plans for each part to ensure they meet customer expectations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
40% — Plan, coordinate, implement, and direct Quality Assurance Programs designed to ensure manufacture of products consistent with customer standards including, but not limited to:
30% — Provide support and guidance to all manufacturing processes to ensure that project and/or process controls are compliant with customer requirements including, but not limited to:
10% — Develop and maintain a Quality Assurance Reporting structure including, but not limited to:
10% — Continue to improve the capabilities of the department by investigating new technologies and keep current with industry developments.
10% — Apply project management skills to ensure efficient utilization of Quality Assurance Department resources. Maintain the department budget, adequate staffing levels and equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Four-year degree in engineering, science, or math, Five years supervisory/management experience, as well as two years in the field of quality. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Directly supervise Quality Technicians, Quality Engineers, and Associate Engineer. Provide supervision in areas such as hiring, firing and promotion decisions; assign, schedule and check work; instruct in methods; conduct performance evaluations and recommend salary adjustments.
MENTAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:
Close mental and visual attention required to perform work dealing primarily with problem solving, investigation and analysis, measuring components, analyzing complex relationships, preparing and analyzing data and figures, performing engineering work, using computer terminal, AND/OR extensive reading. Able to differentiate between minor variations of shades of colors.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:
Light work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arms and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the employee sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work
Ability to it, stand, walk, talk and hear. Ability to Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, use fingers. Ability to pull, push and lift objects. Ability to grasp, feel and perform repetitive motions.
Ability to use quality control measurement devices such as: video & XYZ coordinate measuring equipment, vernier calipers, micrometers and other various gages. Ability to use general office equipment and computers with advanced capabilities using Microsoft Excel, Word, Access or SPC software program and general office equipment.
SAFETY, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND GEAR REQUIREMENTS:
Safety requirements for this position include but are not limited to eye protection when on the production floor and in the tool room. Employees must follow any additional safety requirements as posted in specific job areas.
The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the general public. Ability to effectively present information to top management of own organization or outside organizations.
Ability to perform all mathematic calculations in any unit of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform complex engineering calculations. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, plane and solid geometry, trigonometry, and calculus, probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. Ability to create graphs to graphically display data.