Engineering/Quality Manager

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Windsor, CT 06006
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Required Skills

* Lead the expansion and sustainment of a committed quality culture throughout the entire value chain through influence and managing skills
* Plan, organize, and direct the activities of the engineering and quality staff ensuring they provide the necessary technical support to sales, manufacturing, and quality to achieve division objectives
* Oversee new product introduction engineering activities to ensure that milestones, budgets, and technical customer expectations are met
* Ensure that all manufacturing processes and tooling conform to customer, organizational, and governmental standards
* Direct the development of new and existing manufacturing processes assuring a competitive position
* Coordinate the development of manufacturing processing, tooling and N/C programs to support the processing of parts
* Drive continuous improvement efforts to reduce costs to produce legacy product
* Manage pre-production validation package for Customer approval: First Article Inspection or Production Part Approval Process
* Ensure the centers of excellence and vendor quality systems consistently meet or exceed customer regulatory requirements, AS-9100 Quality Management System, special processes and other customer specific requirements
* Lead containment, root cause analysis, corrective, and preventive actions (RCCA/CAPA); train and mentor other associates and suppliers to perform effective problems solving using standard tools (8D, 3P and 5Why, etc.)
* Manage the quality metrics, cost of poor quality to achieve business goals and optimize return on investment
* Lead, participate in and facilitate cross-functional teams on process control and optimization projects to stabilize and improve first passed yield; participate in other continuous improvement projects (i.e., Kaizen, Baseline, and Production Preparation Process (3P)
* Develop Capital Acquisition Appropriation Request (CAAR) to support business needs

Required Experience

* 10+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment with a minimum of 5 years of proven managerial experience; cross-functional experience in precision machining a plus
* Three to five years of supervisory experience. Demonstrated leadership effectiveness
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate change effectively
* Experience with financial modeling (Revenue stream vs. product costs vs. capital costs)

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering/technology required. Masters degree in related field or MBA preferred.
* Understanding of lean principles and techniques. SixSigma Black belt certification a plus.

Job Location
Windsor, Connecticut, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
Experience Required
10+ to 15 years
Intended Work Schedule
Full time

Reference: 559198762

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