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Quality Manager

Company: Barnes Group Inc
Location: Lansing
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Job Description:

Barnes Aerospace Lansing Division is seeking a dynamic goal-oriented individual to play an integral role as the Quality Manager. The ideal candidate will have career experiences leading quality team members to meet the daily quality and productivity goals, while maintaining a central focus on continuous improvements and innovation in inspection processes. If you are a high-energy individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, this position may be of interest to you.

Core Responsibilities:

* Lead the expansion and sustainment of a committed quality culture throughout the entire value chain through influence and managing skills.

* Lead the translation of customer, industry, and regulatory into appropriate manufacturing and inspection methods; and, transfer them into standard work to ensure quality is achieved in-house and at suppliers.

* Manage pre-production validation package for Customer approval: First Article Inspection (FAI) or Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).

* Ensure the centers of excellence and vendor's quality system consistently meets or exceeds customer regulatory requirements, AS-9100 Quality Management System, special processes, and other customer specific requirements.

* Lead containment, root cause analysis, corrective, and preventive actions (RCCA/CAPA); train and mentor other associates and suppliers to perform effective problems solving using standard tools (8D, 3P and 5Why, etc.).

* Manage the quality metrics, cost of poor quality to achieve business goals and optimize return on investment.

* Lead, participate in, and facilitate cross-functional teams on process control and optimization projects to stabilize and improve first passed yield; participate in other continuous improvement projects (i.e., Kaizen, Baseline, and Production Preparation Process (3P).

* Develop and refine advanced problem solving, process improvement methods and toolkit; train employees as well as suppliers.

* Maintain strong communication with customers, internal management team and vendors to ensure quality level is meeting expectations.

* Develop Capital Acquisition Appropriation Request (CAAR) to support business needs.

* Manage, development and performance of direct reports.


* 10+ years of progressive experience in manufacturing environments with a minimum of 5 years of experience successfully managing a team of Quality Engineers and Inspectors; aerospace fabrications preferred.

* A minimum of 5 years of experience as a Quality Engineer in a technically regulated manufacturing environment. Ability to interpret engineering drawings and specifications.

* Extensive experience with full-scale APQP as it relates to new product and source approvals.

* Working knowledge of AS9100.

* Experience leading administration of Quality Management System in a technically regulated industry.

* Six Sigma Green Belt certification or equivalent required; Black Belt certification preferred.

* Certified Quality Manager or Certified Quality Engineer preferred.

* Excellent computer skills with an emphasis in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

* Exceptional communication skills; ability to effectively convey technical information to various stakeholders at all levels of the organization.


* Bachelor's degree in engineering/technology required. Master degree related field or MBA preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information.

Keywords: Barnes Group Inc, Lansing , Quality Manager, Executive , Lansing, Michigan

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