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Quality Assurance Manager

Requisition ID:  9984
Category:  Demand & Supply Chain
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Quality Assurance Manager - Muskegon, MI 

 

 

Reports to: Factory Manager

Location: Muskegon, MI

 

Position Summary: 

 

SKF is seeking a skilled and technical Quality Assurance Manager for our Muskegon, MI factory.  This position is responsible for developing, coordinating administering and supervising the site’s Quality Assurance program, ensuring that quality assurance procedures and policies are coordinated throughout the organization.  Assures that all products manufactured meet customer specifications.

 

 

Duties and responsibilities (including but not limited to): 

  • Directs and coordinates the overall quality specifications, standards, inspection and testing procedures for raw materials for processes and finished products.
  • Develops quality control plans or process control procedures that will ensure production of finished products, which meet quality specifications and standards and that all incoming material meets standards.
  • Responsible for establishing testing policies and procedures for maintaining a program that will meet the quality assurance needs of the organization.
  • Reviews all complaints received from customers to determine if or where quality assurance emphasis should be placed to eliminate problems.
  • Reviews research on product defects and recommends modifications in products or quality standard where warranted.
  • Directs the NADCAP and AS9100 certification and associated programs, ensuring that all requirements are established and meant.  Ensures the Site’s annual NADCAP & AS9100 certification are maintained.
  • Directs many customer specific audits and coordinates any on site customer source   inspection of bearings
  • Assists research and development and other departments as necessary in formulating new products or in establishing standards for these products prior to initial production.
  • Provides technical assistance to the Purchasing Department in connection with the purchase of raw materials, supplies and equipment.
  • Contacts and/or visits customers and suppliers when necessary to confer on specific quality problems.  May police subcontractors’ quality assurance programs.  Assists suppliers in establishing inspection standards to meet the company’s quality requirements.
  • Supplies technical assistance to the sales functions in developing suitable products for customers or overcoming difficulties in the use of company products.
  • Directs the continuing review of the quality assurance program and the formulation of new or revised procedures to effect improvements, reduce costs and enhance efficiency.
  • Ensures compliance with government regulations.
  • Formulates department objectives
  • Directs staff activities to meet Company objectives
  • Ensures that all department personnel are trained to perform their jobs effectively.
  • Administers Quality Assurance Department budget preparation; assure compliance and other administrative functions to affect a well-integrated, efficient operation.
  • Responsible for procuring state of the art gauging keeping the Plant current with technology changes.
  • Responsible for directing the union quality assurance and final inspection and assembly personnel

 

Minimum education/experience required: 

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quality Management, or related technical field or the equivalent in practical experience and specialized training. 
  • Ten (10) years overall experience in manufacturing (emphasizing metal removal and grinding), with direct experiences in inspection and quality assurance six (6) including at least three (3) years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Must have experience in high tolerance metal removal manufacturing and the subsequent strong understanding of prints and GD&T.
  • Must have broad and in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and techniques, quality assurance, technology and computer literate. 
  • Must have AS9100 or ISO 9001
  • Ability to relate and interact effectively with various levels of the organization and customers.
  • Ability to move freely around the facility.

 

Travel and environmental requirements: 

  • This position may require travel - up to 10% 

 

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees are 45,000. www.skf.com

 

 

What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

 

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and to work remote

 

Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

 

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! You can participate in our 401K program immediately.

 

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

 

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About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees ca 45,000.