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Quality Manager - Full Time

The Timken Company - Fort Scott, KS

Posted on 11/23/21 (Ref: KSO1mGW62a)

Quality Manager - Fort Scott, KS - The Timken Company

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Responsible for ensuring product and process criteria are developed and implemented, which ensure consistent product quality from all sources. Responsible for the development and effective implementation of the quality system at the Fort Scott Plant. The position is responsible for ensuring that incoming materials, design and manufacturing processes, and finished product quality levels are maintained at a level which ensures acceptable business results are achieved while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction.

Include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Act as customer contact on quality-related matters to resolve issues within parameters established by the company
  • Develop and implement inspection and sampling techniques, quality plans, flow diagrams, control plans and in-process control procedures to insure finished products meet customer requirements
  • Act as liaison between manufacturing, sales, and technical departments in the formation of quality standards and specifications for in-process and finished products for Fort Scott.
  • Analyze plant non-conformance reports and make recommendations for the improvement of the process and/or product
  • Review complaints received from customers for the purpose of issuing credit, and to determine where emphasis should be placed to prevent recurrence of a problem
  • Direct quality and continuous improvement training programs for plant employees to provide for an integration of new techniques into their jobs for process improvements
  • Establish a departmental budget and manage the Quality Assurance and Factory Technical Departments to provide for the best interest of the employees and the Company
  • Implement and maintain documented quality systems which meet the requirements of the ISO 9001 quality systems standard
  • Serve as Corporate Management Representative for the Ft. Scott ISO 9001 registration
  • Manage and direct department personnel
  • Key representative in matters pertaining to Fort Scott quality including keeping plant management informed of quality activities with customers, audit findings, and plant performance on key quality business metrics
  • Communicate daily with in-house personnel regarding routine activities and frequent contact with customers, sales, and corporate staff

Full accountability and autonomy over quality department including developing and implementing policy and procedures on issues concerning process and product quality

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Engineering, Manufacturing, Businessor similar field
  • 3 - 5 years' quality management experience
  • 3+ years' Microsoft Office suite & SAP experience

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Quality Manager - Fort Scott, KS - The Timken Company

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