The Oshkosh Fire & Emergency segment is a single-source designer and manufacturer of fire apparatus, homeland security vehicles, mobile command, communications vehicles, and airport rescue firefighting vehicles. Our brands are known globally for quality, safety, and innovation.
Oshkosh Fire & Emergency is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.
The Senior Quality Specialist is responsible for verifying the implementation of the quality system, conducting quality assurance audits and performing critical part inspections. This position will monitor and record results from inspections, processes, and procedures within manufacturing. Continually compare results to predetermined expected ranges and take corrective measures if any deviation is found and perform and coordinate defect spill containment and immediate corrective actions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Apply measurement science, mathematics, and physics to develop, document, and maintain calibration systems, procedures, and methods for electrical, dimensional, optical, physical, mechanical, environmental, and/or chemical inspection, measurement, and test equipment (IM&TE) based on analysis of measurement problems, and accuracy and precision requirements.
Evaluate and create new calibration methods and procedures. Use statistics to analyze measurement standards and processes and recommend calibration standards and IM&TE.
Maintain calibration laboratory and/or departmental accreditation, and quality systems.
Perform laboratory and/or departmental administration and management.
Audit the plant processes to ensure both internal and external regulations and standards are being adhered to Inspect critical parts for conformance Inspect and test processes and procedures – take measurements and compare to a predefined standard.
Investigate measurements that are found to deviate from standards.
Ensure auditing and manufacturing documentation is kept up to date.
Drive continuous improvement of core processes to ensure manufacturing quality is maintained while efficiency is optimized.
Review of ISO documents to ensure company processes comply with standards.
Maintain Quality Assurance documentation.
Train others on quality procedures, protocols, and documentation.
Develop the standard measurements for processes to be compared against.
Coordinate investigation of quality issues with Engineers and Technicians.
Review, approve and communicate root cause and corrective action to stakeholders.
Coordinate and work cross-functionally with employee teams, Quality, Engineering, and Manufacturing.
Assist teams in applying the disciplined problem-solving methods.
Utilizing 8D methodology and six sigma DMAIC methodology to eliminate waste measuring and analyzing problems.
Bachelor's degree with one (1) year of experience in a related field or its equivalent
Equivalent equals Associate degree with 7 years of experience.
Advanced training/experience in the use of statistical techniques and process improvement methods
Experience in the use of metrology equipment, including coordinate measuring machine (CMM).
Experience with the use of structured problem-solving techniques utilizing computer application
Concise and accurate written documentation is essential. Also required to review internal and external guidance, and potentially write company SOPs
Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.
Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.
Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.