Codes and Standards, Operations, Project Management
4 Year Degree
A self-starter that plans, develops, coordinates, implements and manages quality control systems designed to ensure continuous production quality, consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals. Responsible for ensuring a product or service meets the established standards of quality including reliability, usability and performance. Responsible for ISO certification, to include company compliance, audits and reporting.
Develops and implements quality assurance, standards policies and procedures to ensure conformity of purchased material and final products to quality standards.
Revises and updates the quality control manual to incorporate statistical control programs
In conjunction with purchasing, develops and maintains a supplier quality index, utilizing statistical control programs, to assure that only high-quality vendors are retained.
Working with production management, using lean/6 sigma tools,
Collect and compile statistical quality data
Analyze data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system
Develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions
Prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities
Conduct training sessions to keep department personnel informed on procedures, methods, use of equipment and other QC techniques.
Devise sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data
Prepares all necessary quality reports as required by customers and staff personnel
Oversees and supervises the Inspection Department
Review the implementation and efficiency of quality and inspection systems
Responsible for calibration reporting and control consistent with ISO standards
Primary lead on attaining and retaining ISO certification
Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements
Facilitates compliance activities by preparing for and representing the company during all ISO & customer audits.
Coordinate and support on-site audits conducted by external providers
Evaluate and document audit findings. Implement appropriate corrective actions
Monitor risk management activities
Responsible for QC document management systems
Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues including all RMA’s
Responsible for managing all activity and timely responses to CAR’s
Prepare weekly/monthly reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities
Attention to detail
Communication skills - verbal and written
Data collection, management and analysis
Problem analysis and problem solving
Planning and organizing
Customer service orientation
MS Office applications
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Certifications an advantage including Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate, Six Sigma
Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience
Experience with implementation of corrective action programs
Product or industry-specific experience
Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements
Six Sigma Green Belt
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Walking, standing, lifting, sitting, listening and talking on a wide variety and continual basis. Movement generally throughout the manufacturing areas required. Ability to travel to both locations on a regular basis and to various customer sites as required.
BPI is a full service aluminum foundry and supplier of custom metal castings to OEM’s located in Lawrenceberg, IN. Our aluminum castings span many industries and are backed by a team committed to quality, customer satisfaction, innovative engineering, and dedication to our craft. Our strength is our ability to work closely with our customers from initial concept through full production of castings.... With over 100,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Indiana, we have the in house capabilities to supply complex castings complete and ready to assemble into our customers’ product lines. Serving our diverse customer base for over 60 years, BPI has the knowledge and experience to successfully partner with our customers to help them consistently achieve success with their product launches and ongoing production requirements.