Responsible for the development, application and maintenance of all quality control systems for inspecting incoming product, raw material, in process materials and products to finished products. Plans, organizes and manages the development of test plans, prepares test data and subsequent testing of all products. Responsible for handling First Article Reports of all production for initial customer tests prior to general release. Schedule and control the workflow through the Quality Department. Direct the quality staff so that the customer requirements and production schedules are met. Advises management of quality issues prior to product release and recommends changes. Supervise and manage assigned personnel to include interviewing, counseling, discipline, performance appraisals, department objectives and ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures. Offer support to the quality group by way of a creative environment, conflict remediation, educational resources, and industrial exposure.
Essential Job Duties:
Establish Quality and reliability standards for each Item produced by studying product, communicating with customer, engineering, and processing. When possible, quality standards should be developed prior to production runs being started by participating in Program (Design) Reviews.
Coordinate with Process Development to determine acceptable quality levels during sample and pilot runs and establish standards for disposition of finished product by devising evaluation tests, methods and procedures.
Maintain product quality by enforcing quality assurance policies and procedures, collaborating with other members of management to develop new product design, manufacturing processes and training methods.
Establish and maintain product quality documentation system, including corrective action system.
Prepare annual budget for Quality Control department and contribute to development of annual business plan by controlling quality cost and approving all internal and contractual expenditures as it relates to quality
Leads/facilitates all efforts for the ISO programs and all customer quality programs
Interface with customers and assist sales relating to quality issues.
Complete Quality Control department’s operational requirements by recruiting, selecting, training and scheduling employees and following up on work results.
Coordinate and enforce operational procedures.
Counsel, monitor, and appraise job results through management reviews.
Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
"NO RECRUITERS OR STAFFING AGENCIES PLEASE"
Other Special Requirements:
Works well under direction
Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced production environment
Good communication skills
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate on experience.
About Modern Mold and Tool / Magnus Molding
Magnus Molding, Inc. is located at 1995 East St in Pittsfield and has been in the business of Manufacturing - Injection Molding of Plastics since 1985.
Modern Mold & Tool was acquired by the Toner Plastics Group in January 2016. Modern Mold & Tool in Pittsfield, MA is the custom injection mold making and molding arm of the group and services many high-tech industries such as medical, aerospace, automotive, and defense. Our primary focus is making high quality injection molds and producing molded medical components for several market leading customers. We also have an injection molding operation in Ormond Beach, Florida that is purpose-built to service our medical customers locally.
In early 2017, Streamline Plastics Inc. of Bronx, NY was acquired to expand Toner Plastics’ ability to supply components to the point of purchase display industry, the toy industry, writing instruments and products for a variety of custom applications. Modern Mold & Tool absorbed the injection molding division of that operation into its Pittsfield factory.