XALT Energy is a leading developer and manufacturer of prismatic, large-format lithium ion battery cells and associated modules & packs.
Utilizing its state-of-the-art production operations, proven technology and talented human capital, XALT Energy delivers practical, cost effective and well-engineered energy storage and usage solutions to its global customers in marine, commercial transportation, stationary power storage and defense industries.
Based in Midland, Michigan, XALT Energy continues to expand its knowledge and expertise to explore and evaluate next generation lithium ion battery technology and engineered solutions for current and future applications.
If you value creativity, entrepreneurship and operational excellence, we encourage you to consider XALT Energy as your career path.
Director of Quality
Midland Battery Park
Responsible for XALT Energy customer satisfaction, quality planning, quality system developments, supplier development, assessment, improvement and surveillance; assists XALT Energy suppliers in implementation and improvement of quality systems to comply with XALT Energy requirements for raw materials and components.
Responsible for ensuring that the products and services supplied meet customer and regulatory requirements
Responsible for communicating customer requirements and expectations throughout the organization and developing systems to meet them
Utilize knowledge and skills to provide products and services that are “World Class”
Represent the company through extensive interface with the customer at all levels
Responsible for establishing and/or updating quality documentation including Control Plans, PFMEA, DFMEA, DVP&R, PPAP preparation, audit WI and any other customer requirements
Responsible for communicating customer concerns and taking a lead role in addressing them.
Implementation of SPC where effective to achieve ongoing quality improvement
Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; making recommendations for improvement.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Assists in all facets of suppliers’ contribution to XALT Energy's product quality, safety, and delivery requirements.
Responsible for quality system assessment of potential new suppliers to XALT Energy.
Works with new/existing suppliers toward implementation of controls to meet requirements as stated in the XALT Energy's Supplier Requirements manual.
Assists suppliers in resolution of quality concerns, corrective action, improvement efforts.
Reviews supplier conformance with APQP requirements (FMEA’s, Process Control Plans, Traceability, Process Capability Runs, MSA, PPAP content). Assists suppliers in establishing and improving these processes.
Evaluates Supplier Process Control Plan execution for XALT Energy's products. Works with supplier as needed to maintain, adjust and implement the plan.
Works with suppliers regarding non-compliance to raw material specifications. Acts as representative for quality at suppliers.
Reviews supplier proposed revisions to product/process to communicate understanding to XALT Energy's owner/verify feasibility at supplier.
Verifies problem corrections at supplier.
Reviews supplier performance data and audits key areas of concern/control.
Proficient in communications, written and oral.
Ability to travel extensively, domestic and international.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with experience in ISO-9001 and Six Sigma concepts.
7-10 years of experience in manufacturing.
Experience with automotive quality system requirements.
Strong background in quality systems and parts manufacture/assembly.
Understands effective implementation of SPC
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with broad range of people.
Proficiency in MS Office software and experience with document control, process control, SPC software.
Knowledge of basic electrical principles required, knowledge of LI-Ion cell/battery technology preferred.
Takes actions and displays behaviors that demonstrate leadership and ownership in the success of the company and of his/her peers.
Demonstrates primary focus on meeting both internal and external customer needs when identifying, prioritizing and accomplishing tasks.
Works independently and overcomes obstacles to achieve results.
Evaluates own work processes and initiates practices to promote continuous improvement Builds safety, quality and compliance into all actions.
Committed to continuous learning, self-improvement and system improvement.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this position. The above statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required. All staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities as needed.
XALT Energy offers competitive salary and benefits to include:
- Choice of three health plans, vision, dental and life insurance; ancillary benefits; 401(k); company paid holidays and paid time off.
- The salary range commensurate with education and experience.
Must successfully complete a background check, a drug screen and a physical.
EOE including Disabled and Vets / VEVRAA Federal Contractor