27 days old

Quality Systems Manager

Kelly Services
Rockford, IL 61106
Manager of Plant Quality Systems

Kelly Engineering Resources is working with a small, privately held company located in Rockford that is searching for a **Manager of Plant Quality Systems** . This is a direct hire role where you would have 1 direct report and will be responsible for executing plant quality while also implementing best practices.

The 3 key areas of focus will be:

+ Execute daily production quality, supplier quality and customer quality such as:

+ validating quality processes

+ defining inspection procedures, quality training to metal fabricators, assemblers/machine builders, welders.

+ Disposition & follow up of NCRs

+ Resolve day to day shop and quality issues in the production of highly polished custom metal finishes.

+ Develop, implement and maintain a QMS that meets customer requirements. Scale best practices plant wide and eventually lead an ISO 9001 recertification of the facility.

+ Develop, implement and execute a customer approval process for changes/rework down to the vendor level.

**Essential Responsibilities of the Manager of Plant Quality Systems:**

+ Define, develop, and execute QMS

+ Review existing Quality practices and improve or revise.

+ Process and Procedure creation, revision, maintenance, and communication

+ Ensure internal quality systems meet or exceed customer specs and eventual ISO recertification

+ Maintain customer supplied QMS and documentation as specified by customers.

+ Implement a customer approval process for vendor changes (similar to a PPAP)

+ Lead any future ISO certifications, audits as best practices are implemented in other areas.

+ Execute on plant quality efforts

+ Perform incoming inspections as required for components, fabrications and assemblies

+ Inspect welding and some dimensional piping and metal fabricated components.

+ Read blueprints, GD&T, tolerances, assembly drawings, schematics

+ Communicate inspection status and identify deficiencies to the applicable project manager, shop foremen, supervisors and employees.

+ Final inspection on completed assemblies

+ Final approval and sign-off of quality items on customer required forms.

+ System punch list creation based on run off performance and management/others observations of deficiencies, maintenance, communication, verification of completion

+ Work with engineering to design necessary test apparatus to minimize problems at customer sites

+ Work with engineering to clarify manufacturing requirements on drawings

+ End item inspection/signoff prior to shipment

+ Resolve day to day shop issues, quality and manufacturing questions, regarding Quality

+ Execute on Supplier Quality

+ Incoming inspection, prototype inspection

+ NCR creation, maintenance and documentation

+ Internal check off sheets, revisions, maintenance, communication

+ Vendor check off sheets, revisions, maintenance, communication

+ Vendor on-site inspections, local

+ Red lines, create/document and follow up on requested revisions

+ Review ECOs for rework requirements, document requirement, communicate to shop

+ Answer vendor questions regarding drawing inaccuracies or lack of clarity

+ Add manufacturing notes and/or make drawing corrections as required

+ Create rework MOs as required for rework related to changes and errors

+ Communicate to accounting when rework MOs can be closed

+ Incoming supplier Quality compliance

+ Vendor chargebacks

+ Work with shop and document best method of rework, when required

+ Follow up on rework to ensure completion and acceptability, properly charged time and materials

+ Initiate and work with manufacturing and engineering on root cause analysis on repeating defects, issues

+ Train, coach and mentor direct report, train plant staff on quality best practices.

**Qualifications of the Successful Manager of Plant Quality Systems**

+ HS Diploma or equivalent is required.

+ Associate Degree or more Advanced Degree (Engineering, Quality, Mathematics, Physics or related) is preferred

+ ASQ certifications/training a plus

+ SS Green Belt a plus

+ Minimum 4-6 years experience in a hands on Quality role within a metal fabrication environment is required. This should include proficiency in dimensional inspection, incoming inspection, disposition of part Non-conformance, experience with supplier quality is a hard requirement

+ Record of developing, implementing and maintaining a Quality Management System is hard requirement.

+ Experience meeting/maintaining ISO certifications is required, prior experience with either a new ISO certification or recertification a plus.

+ Development & execution of internal audits required

+ Prior experience passing external audits required

+ Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written communications skills are required

+ Practical in implementing and executing quality systems

+ Analytical problem solver

+ Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), any ERP/MRP system (you will use StyeLine), a variety of dimensional inspection tools and quality management tools is required.

+ Travel locally to visit suppliers, on occasion internationally.

+ Lift up to 25lbs frequently and move up to 50 lbs on occasion.

+ Wear steel toed boots.

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

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in
industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier
source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm
with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety
and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct
hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific
professional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
Posted: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-08-29

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