The Quality & Engineering Manager is responsible to plan, develop, and direct quality assurance and engineering policies, programs, and initiatives. They will establish, oversee, and lead the Quality and Engineering department to ensure that products are developed, manufactured, maintained, and shipped according to customer specifications and consistent with the Company’s quality standards. In addition, this individual will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic planning and improvement initiatives for the quality and reliability of our products and the management of internal and external relationships while ensuring compliance with the Quality Management System.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manages and audits the quality management system
Direct involvement with corrective and preventative action activities
Engages with customers to resolve product related concerns
Leads sales order contract review for customer requirements
Monitors and evaluates the manufacturing production processes
Responsible for the item masters, BOMs and routings in the MRP system
Ensures timely release of engineering information
Effective leadership of the quality and engineering team
Evaluate employee performance and establish team performance and development plans.
Maintain ISO 9001 certification
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Adaptable to organizational shifts, competing demands, and new responsibilities
Ability to multi-task and prioritize within strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Critical and creative thinking
Continuous improvement mindset
Positive team orientation and effective leader of change
Takes the initiative with a sense of urgency
Solid problem identification and structured problem solving
Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Education and Experience Requirements
Post-secondary degree or equivalent experience required; engineering discipline preferred
3+ years’ experience with quality management systems required
Prior manufacturing experience required
Low volume, high mix environment preferred
3+ years’ experience working in a sand cast iron foundry highly preferred
Prior customer facing experience required
Internal Number: 007459
About Altra Industrial Motion / TB Wood's
Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global designer and manufacturer of quality power transmission and motion control products utilized on a wide variety of industrial drivetrain applications.
Founded in 1857, TB Wood’s has grown to become a global leader in the design and manufacturer of industrial couplings and belted drive solutions. TB Wood’s foundry operations are capable of producing gray and ductile iron parts up to 10,000 lbs. per cast part. Reliable TB Wood’s products are utilized in many key markets including food & beverage, energy, wastewater, concrete, metals, pulp & paper and material handling on applications such as conveyor systems, rolling mills, pumps, compressors, palletizers, de-barkers, printing equipment, fans & blowers, machine tools, and mixers. Learn more information at https://www.altramotion.com/our-brands/tb-woods-incorporated.