Quality Manager


Responsible for the development, application and maintenance of Quality Assurance systems for assembling components into finished products. Develop and initiate methods and procedures for inspection, testing and evaluation of electro-mechanical products in both AC and DC applications.
Additionally, responsible for the implementation and supervision of all in-process inspections, including but not limited to the following: in-process statistical process control (SPC), functional testing of products and process capability analysis.
Specific activities may include:
Evaluate and recommend disposition of quarantine inventory and prepare appropriate reports to keep upper management abreast of quality levels in the manufacturing areas.
Provide leadership, direction and supervision to the employees within the quality assurance inspection group.
Devises sampling procedures and guidelines for sampling procedures, supervises the design of form for recording quality checks and preparation of instruction for these products.
Establish programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of production and processing equipment and testing, measurement and analytical facilities.
Manage a highly profitable repair and Maintenance (RMO) process.
Work with Purchasing to develop and monitor and assess the quality of Suppliers products.
Determine daily priorities for quality assurance team based on input from Production Inventory Control.
Develop and implement methods and procedures for disposition and devise methods to assess the cost and responsibility of poor quality material.
Lead a facility wide Safety committee.
Manage and maintain pertinent quality records in accordance with corporate retention schedules.
Conduct training programs, develop training materials and deliver training materials on Quality Assurance activities.
Experience required:
At least ten years of previous experience in a manufacturing environment with progressing levels of responsibility in a Quality department/role
Working knowledge and experience with the application of Lean Manufacturing tools
Experience with Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action tools and processes
Previous experience with ISO9001
Experience with electrical safety standards in high voltage testing applications and building maintenance
Experience with ERP, MRP and CRM packages preferred
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other Technical area, advanced degree preferred
Company Profile
Nidec Avtron Automation Corporation, located in Independence, ohio brings systems and product expertise to the industrial automation market. We deliver value to our customers through automation solutions that thrive in heavy industrial applications where uptime and throughput are critical. Nidec Avtron Automation Corporation manufactures AC, DC and SR drive systems, a complete encoder product line from light mill duty to severe duty applications, including ATEX approved encoders for hazardous environments, and diagnostic and productivity software. In addition to selling highly reliable component products, we specialize in optimizing system performance and increasing customer productivity and profitability. The key markets we serve include: Cranes, Pulp/Paper, Mining, Metals, Marine, Oil and Gas, and Windpower.
Service and Support are cornerstones of our automation business. At Nidec Avtron Automation Corporation, we support our products for extended life in capital intensive industries, which makes us a smart choice as an automation partner. Our ability to create custom solutions for your system and fulfill your needs distinguishes us from other automation vendors. Nidec Avtron pioneered the 'digital front end' retrofit of analog DC drives with digital regulators to improve performance, reduce downtime and increase machine life. We provide interfaces and upgrade paths for competitors' legacy systems, and design complete new control systems as well. We provide startup and commissioning services for all of our products and support our customers with service contracts, a 24-hour support line, remote machine monitoring, training, internet storage of documentation, and a variety of engineering service related offerings.
On October 1, 2012 Avtron Industrial Automation was acquired by Nidec Motor Corporation, a global manufacturer of motors and electrical controls systems. With over 50 years of heavy industry experience Nidec Avtron Automation Corporation will play an important role in Nidec's ACIM (Appliance, Commercial, and Industrial Motor) business growth in the Americas.
To learn about Nidec Avtron Automation Corporation visit www.nidec-avtron.com.
Nidec Avtron Automation Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who is dedicated to attracting and developing a diverse team of individuals committed to success. Becoming a Nidec Avtron Industrial Automation, Inc. employee is about joining an organization that values its employees as much as its customers. It’s working in a challenging environment that encourages employee development.
We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package that includes health/dental insurance, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses and much more! We are always looking for talented professional in a variety of areas.
About Nidec
Founded in 1973, Nidec is a manufacturer and distributor of electric motors and related components and equipment with headquarters Kyoto, Japan. The company provides discrete and variable speed motors and pumps, electronic motor controls and other electronic components. Nidec comprises over 170 consolidated and affiliated subsidiaries, with over 100 manufacturing and sales locations in 25 countries with more than 107,000 employees. www.nidec.co.jp/english/index.html
Contact Details
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