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Quality - Quality Manager

Company: North American Stamping Group
Location: Muncie
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

"An Equal Opportunity Employer" It is the policy of North American Stamping Group to provide employment, training, promotion, and other conditions of Employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or status as a qualified individual with a disability or other status protected by law.

Come grow with us---North American Stamping Group is expanding and looking to hire. We are looking for an experienced Quality Manager to join our team at our Muncie, Indiana facility! As a key Leader of the Manufacturing Operations team, this position is responsible for the Quality Management System. In addition, is responsible for maintaining customer and NASG quality standards and policies, supporting the plant team to resolve concerns, driving corrective and preventative actions and continuous improvements, and development of engineering and technical staff within the Quality department.

North American Stamping Group is a privately held company founded in 1978. We continue to explore the most innovative processes and technologies to stay on the leading edge of the automotive industry. Our strategic locations within North America allows us the manufacturing footprint to cover you in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. NASG is an industry leader in the manufacturing of stampings and automated assemblies. A Tier II supplier of components, systems and aftermarket products for the automotive industry with a core business market consisting of seating, ride control, exhaust components, heat shields, noise, vibration and harness (NVH), chassis and structural and window regulators.

Your success is our success--- Our sales have grown annually at a compounded rate of 18.0% for the last eight years, tripling our business, while making us one of the largest leading Tier II automotive stamping and assembly suppliers.

What you get in return ---The most competitive pay in the industry based upon your skill level, along with a full benefits package.

A. Manages process to evaluate current state and develop plan to support department training and development of engineers and technicians in problem solving, improvement tools and communication methods.

B. Serves as customer contact for all quality issues and represent NASG as required to resolve issues.

C. Monitors / reports / improves all plant quality performance metrics.

D. Ensures creation and maintenance of Control Plans, FMEA's, Flow Diagrams and In-Process Inspection documentation.

E. Provides guidance to Production group related to part inspection

F. Advises production on inspection, SPC, gage use.

G. Participates in MRB review and product containment activity.

H. Oversees plant Corrective / Preventive Action process activities for timely and effective resolution.

I. Participates in Layered Audit process.

J. Participates in New Product Development as necessary.

K. Participates in APQP process and ensure completion of plant APQP tasks.

L. Supports and assists Early Product Containment team by providing leadership and basic quality direction.

M. Works closely with operations team to resolve quality concerns or questions.

N. Supports Internal / External / Customer audits as required.

O. Serves as Management Representative for plant QMS.

P. Coordinates individual, team and plant improvement activities.

Q. Manages department budget.

R. Establishes and executes department strategy plan for year over year continuous improvement for key department metrics

S. Continually evaluates department processes for adherence while identifying and executing improvement to process design to improve department efficiency and effectiveness.

T. In addition to performing primary duties, the individual shall provide support where deemed necessary by Management.


  • Bachelor degree in metrology, industrial, mechanical, electrical or electronics engineering
  • Six Sigma Black Belt preferredExperience:
    • At least 5 years of Quality Experience in a manufacturing facility.
    • At least 3 years of experience leading a quality function in a manufacturing facility.
    • At least 3 years of experience working in automotive manufacturing.Personal/Technical Skills:
      • Advanced level understanding of Control Plans, FMEA's, Flow Diagrams and In-Process Inspection.
      • Advanced knowledge of IATF 16949.
      • Advanced level knowledge of GD&T, SPC, Gage R&R, and gage use
      • APQP, PPAP, MSA, Core Tools.
      • Advanced level understanding of Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis.
      • Detail oriented and able to work with minimal supervision.
      • Strong leadership abilities.
      • Demonstrate and model Hands-on, involved, Go-See approach.
      • Highly organized.
      • Strong Interpersonal communication skills.
      • Will have the ability to work schedule that allows completion of the job on a daily basis.Computer/Software:
        • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
        • Minitab preferred

          Office: Open office environment

          Plant: Various types of manufacturing environments that include but not limited to: Stamping, Welding, Assembly, Grinding, Wash, Receiving, Shipping, Sorting

          Travel: Potential travel within Canada, Mexico and continental United States via automobile or plane, passport required

          • Stand and walk for up to several hours per day.
          • Able to lift, carry, hold and manipulate loads up to 25 lbs
          • Dexterity to manipulate product onto gages or gages onto parts
          • Acceptable vision and hearing with or without appropriate prescribed aides
          • Able to work within environment that has temperature fluctuationsNorth American Stamping Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

            This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

            North American Stamping Group is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

Keywords: North American Stamping Group, Muncie , Quality - Quality Manager, Executive , Muncie, Indiana

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