Quality Manager in Fontana, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/2/2019

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Job Description

Responsible for managing the Schlosser Forge Company Quality Department and all quality related functions required to accomplish department objectives and division goals. Formulates and maintains quality control vision and coordinates objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other management team members to maximize product reliability. Works directly with customers to define requirements and solve quality issues while maintaining excellent relationships.  Leadership is a key strength.  Position requires a blend of both strategic and tactical approaches to quality.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
•         Develop and implement systems and procedures to ensure that the plant operations are in compliance with all quality standards and policies.
•         Develop, implement, and support systems and procedures to monitor and manage outside vendors and their quality performance.
•         Develop and implement systems and procedures to ensure that all products meet product specifications, customer expectations, regulatory requirements and internal standards for product integrity.
•         Oversee all compliance related activities including Nadcap, AS9100, ISO9001, ASTM specifications, Customer quality requirements, and internal quality specifications.
•         Identify individual training needs and to create development plans for key individuals within the quality organization.
•         Motivate and evaluate staff and utilize management tools and techniques in resolving organizational challenges.
•         Develop departmental strategy that embraces a migration to statistical process control where possible.
•         Be constantly audit ready through consistent application of basic quality practices in a systematic fashion.
•        Provide overall leadership in to establish and monitor customer/supplier relations, strategic planning and deployment initiatives, and measurement systems to determine organizational improvement.
•         Provide and manage the resources to address quality issues as needed.
•         Monitor and report key quality characteristics
•         Serve as the Quality System management representative
•         Responsible to meet throughput objectives for the post-forge inspection area and quality review prior shipment
•         Provide and supervise the resources to manage the MRB area including scrap
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.




Basic Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business Management, from an accredited institution
Preferred Qualifications:
A minimum of seven to ten years of directly related experience in the aerospace manufacturing/forging industry
Strong working knowledge of Quality systems and specifications