Responsible for managing the programming, planning and activation of Quality Engineering projects under the general supervision of the Director.
Ensures the completion of projects are in scope, on schedule, within budget, and meets all program objectives.
Works collaboratively with other Operations Product Quality team to facilitate Engineering and Operations Management maximize efficiencies, achieve annual goals.
Manages key Lean Quality projects such as reduction in rework, reduction in quality notifications, etc., and improves product quality processes attending Kaizen events, process mapping, 5s, or other lean tools.
Works with management to identify new process improvement opportunities in the areas of product quality, cost, performance, and preventive and predictive maintenance.
Evaluates and analyzes current process metrics and performance to identify areas requiring improvements.
Analyzes and identifies opportunities to reduce process variation, improve process capabilities and optimize process performance.
Develops process improvement initiatives to increase operational efficiency and productivity.
Facilitates the deployment of new and changed processes to provide improved results.
Develops standard procedures and policies to be followed by the Engineers.
Trains and guide resources
Works with various teams to reduce process and business variations.
Assists Managers in management for capital projects.
Prepares project presentations for management when needed.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or a related field
Advanced degree (Master’s in Engineering or a related field) preferred
Is familiar with the Gemba process and product quality improvement on the production floor.
Minimum 10+ years of progressive hands-on experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Lean training and experience required.
Green belt or higher is a preferred qualification.
Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), and planning skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, and reasoning)
Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting