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Quality Manager

Company: Gestamp North America
Location: Mason
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

With over 20 years' experience, Gestamp remains a leader in the European automotive industry. Dedicated to the design, development and manufacturing of metal automotive components, Gestamp focuses on innovative development to produce safer and lighter vehicles.
At Gestamp, we believe people are the architects of our company's success. This mindset is an essential asset for the organization. We welcome talented, motivated and team-based individuals who want to assemble their next career with Gestamp!
THE OPPORTUNITYAs Quality Manager, you will be responsible for directing/mentoring the quality team consisting of Quality Engineers, Quality Supervisors, Weld Techs, Auditors, CMM lab, Metallurgical Lab and Customer Liaisons.

  • Represent the quality function on technical support, in conjunction with other internal support groups, regarding issues affecting manufacturing.
  • Initiates and approves supplier/customer production/process control activities and reviews for implementation and effectiveness.
  • Maintain quality control sampling system, procedures, APQP, PPAP and IMDS activities.
  • Manage, audit and continuously improve TS16949 systems and procedures.
  • Direct Customer and Supplier liaisons for plant quality activities and concerns including scheduled visits.
  • Establish and maintain all quality documents, samples, customer contact, supplier development, production start - up, product launch, and correction of production variances and warrant analysis.
    • Bachelor's Degree required.
    • Seven (7)+ years experience in automotive/manufacturing environment (assembly based a plus).
    • Five (5)+ years experience in a management or supervision position of Quality.
    • TS-16949 experience required.
    • Electrical or mechanical product experience. Electro-mechanical experience is a big plus.
    • Development and implementation of quality systems and standards (FMEA's, PPAP,
    • control Plans, DVP&R's, APQP).
    • World Class lean manufacturing implementation experience.
      • Strong skills in problem solving, data analysis, administration, and change management.
      • Knowledge of quality philosophies and process.
      • Hands-on and able mentor for Quality Engineering staff.
        Gestamp North America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
        This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Gestamp North America, Lansing , Quality Manager, Executive , Mason, Michigan

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