This position is responsible for developing and implementing quality standards, policies, programs and activities. This position is also responsible for all issues and activities relating to quality for manufactured and sourced components and springs to include continuous improvement initiatives. The incumbent supervises and directs supervisors and employees in the area of Quality Management Systems and Inspection.
Ensures that company policies, operations, and procedures meet customer, company, and industry quality requirements
Ensures that company quality system is followed as defined with the quality manual
Establishes and directs quality control procedures to ensure raw material and finished product conformance with product quality specifications
Establishes, supervises, and monitors in-process inspection procedures in conjunction with manufacturing
Reports quality performance of operations and product reliability
Participates in development of processes and precut design to ensure internal quality planning
Maintains inspection and control procedures to meet quality standards and minimize costs
Directs programs to ensure compliance with customers and industry quality assurance requirements
Responsible for issuing, revising and approving the quality manual
Acts as liaison with customers and/or suppliers at the request of Sale or Purchasing to resolve quality problems for approved suppliers
Supervises activities of direct reports establishing standards and monitoring performance. Conducts regular performance reviews and establishes individual development plans
Four-year college degree or technical training and five to ten years of hands on experience in a similar position or discipline. Concentration in Engineering or Quality Assurance preferred
Minimum five years’ experience in a related field. Experience with ISO and/or AAR preferred
Demonstrated ability of increasing responsibly in the area of Quality Assurance
Strong knowledge of quality systems, supply chain quality, statistical methods and strategic planning and execution
Dynamic people skills, motivational/team building skills
Strong presentation skills with experience in executing plans by selling, convincing and working through people at all levels of the company
Additional Salary Information: We can offer the right individual a very competitive salary and benefits package to include participation in an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as well as opportunities for personal and professional growth.
The Amsted Rail Group provides engineered systems that combine castings, bearings, wheels, axles, braking and energy management devices for the freight rail industry. Amsted Rail enjoys a significant share of the freight rail undercarriage market and is part of Amsted Industries. Employee owned Amsted Industries is comprised of the Amsted Rail Group, a construction and industrial group and a vehic...ular group. Amsted has some 11,000 employees in 48 plants with 30 in the United States and 18 internationally.