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Quality Control Specialist - Automotive

Kelly Services
Athens, AL 35611
**Quality Control Specialist - Mantachie, MS**

Kelly Services is seeking a talented **Quality Control Specialist for TBAki** , located in Athens, AL. The ideal candidate will have a HS diploma or equivalent (Associate or Bachelors preferred) and 5+ years relative experience in quality plus 2 years experience in industrial inspections (Please read requirements carefully). Resume should show progressive career growth. **Automotive experience is required.** This is a long-term contract to direct role. Client will consider relocation assistance DOE and education.

**For immediate consideration email your resume to**

**General Summary:** To plan, develop, implement quality systems to ensure plant parts meet or exceed customer expectations. Responsible for investigating, analyzing, containing, and correcting quality problems related to final customer products. This position may also perform audits and implement new strategies to improve the condition of plant quality.

**In this role you will:**

+ Serve as liaison between plant and its customers/suppliers providing quality related technical assistance in the investigation, containment, and resolution of quality problems.

+ Coordinate each phase of the quality control/assurance activities of new and existing projects to ensure product quality, schedules, and time frames meet customer requirements.

+ Collect information and research data related to quality standard requirements to comply with customer requirements.

+ Analyze and provide input regarding quality of raw materials, purchased parts, and other items required to manufacture automotive interiors parts and components.

+ Review material lists of conformance to company standard practices in regard to parts and materials used.

+ Analyze processes for improvements, failure modes, stability, and capability.

+ Coordinate process change requests and Engineering Change Instruction (ECI) implementation related to quality assurance activities including preparing supporting documentation, change point tracking, communications, sample part reviews, and scheduling trial parts.

+ Ensure that any new inspection equipment for the product/process is approved and maintained in the calibration system.

+ Work with the Manufacturing department to initiate effective containment, investigation, and countermeasure activities to prevent further outflow in-house and to customer.

+ Conduct quality audits including performing vehicle (end use applications) evaluations, problem analysis, and providing design/redesign input.

+ Manage and maintain quality assurance documents including quality assurance plan, tool progress report, evaluation plan, inspection standards, supplier and customer quality standards, Supplier Quality Assurance Manual (SQAM), Quality Assurance Standards (QAS), Process Flow, Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Manufacturing Quality Chart/Control Plan (MQC/CP), Initial Sample Inspection Report (ISIR), etc.

+ Support and assist with planning, development, and implementation of quality systems and activities with suppliers to ensure supplier parts meet or exceed plant and customer expectations.

+ Oversee and support service part quality issues and warranty claims as necessary.

+ Assist in developing quality management system (e.g., TS 16949) based procedures and instructions.

+ Initiate, prepare, and present plans for quality improvements and train required team members.

+ Complete miscellaneous reporting, administrative, and other quality related functions for the Quality Control department as required including QC Circle participation, Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting, quality dojo creation/training, and launch document preparation, etc.

**Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:**

+ High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.

+ Associates or bachelors degree in Business, Manufacturing, Engineering, or related field highly preferred.

+ Additional trade education and Quality certifications are preferred.

+ 5+ years of relevant experience and academic preparation or 10 years of relevant experience without degree

+ Minimum of two (2) years of industrial inspection experience.

+ 3-5 years of Quality Control experience in a manufacturing facility with progressing level of responsibility preferred. Automotive environment preferred.

+ Quality Control program launch experience for new programs.

+ Experience creating PPAP and Manufacturing Quality Chart (MQC) documents.

+ Experience with manufacturing processes, tooling, quality control methods, and statistical process control (SPC).

+ Welding experience for arc, spot, and projection welding is a plus.

+ Injection Plastics and Urethane process experience are a plus.

+ Previous exposure to a multicultural office environment preferred.

**Personal/Technical Skills:**

+ Working knowledge of quality audit techniques.

+ Basic shop math ability required (i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

+ Understanding of conceptual math (i.e., basic geometry, charts and graphs) required.

+ Understanding of elementary statistical concepts (i.e., standard deviation, variance, etc.).

+ General understanding and working knowledge of product design specifications functions and quality standards of finished product as well as parts/materials used.

+ Thorough understanding and working knowledge of automotive plants and processes, company products, trade terminology, quality management and control systems and techniques, manufacturing processes, tooling and equipment, and machine operation.

+ Ability to read, interpret, and understand engineering documents such as automotive drawings (component, assembly, and equipment), technical standards, design specifications, general tolerances, critical characteristics, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), Engineering Change Instructions (ECI), Prototype Parts Requests (PPR), and color instructions.

+ General understanding of the Toyota Supplier Quality Assurance Manual (SQAM) and Toyota Production System (TPS) is preferred.

+ Good understanding of seat, welding, door, carpet, and headliner processes are a plus.

+ Good presentation skills.

+ Effective time management skills.

+ Ability to work in a team environment.

+ Strong organization and planning skills.

+ Excellent critical thinking skills required.

+ Good assertiveness and negotiation skills.

+ Ability to understand inspection standards.

+ Hands-on, self-starter with a strong work ethic.

+ Active listener with effective communication skills.

+ Ability to compile effective and concise visual reports.

+ Ability to maintain records and files and prepare recaps and reports.

+ Ability to maintain on call flexibility to control abnormal conditions.

+ Ability to be flexible in a constantly changing production environment.

+ **Must be able to work a fixed or rotating shift schedule, including daily or weekend overtime.**

+ Ability to multitask, manage diversity, and facilitate effective problem solving and resolution.

**Language Skills:**

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.

+ Japanese is a plus.


+ Solid working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office and other computer-based applications (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Lotus Notes/Outlook, Internet, Newton, NEC, etc.).

+ AutoCAD experience is desirable.

+ Work Environment/Conditions:

+ Open Office Environment, moderate noise level.

+ Standard automotive plant environment with moderate noise level. PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as safety glasses, steel toe shoes, hearing protection, etc. may be required in engineering, manufacturing, or industrial areas. Personal attire standards may apply.

+ **Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time to TBA, Supplier, and Customer plants. Travel with short notice often required.**

**Why Kelly?**

As a Kelly employee, youll have access to world-class perks, including:

+ Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

+ *Group insurance options

+ Service bonus plan

+ Holiday pay plan

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

+ Exclusive online employee community

+ Employee assistance program available at no cost

+ Corporate discounts

+ Transportation Spending Accounts

*Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

**Apply Today!**

*Important information: This position is recruited by a remote, national, Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping
you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ
each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a
leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable
a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety
of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females,
individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2020-01-03 Expires: 2020-02-08

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