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Position Summary Drive quality performance to a higher level through employing applicable quality processes and tools. Assist in the development of quality metrics to monitor quality levels, identify areas of improvement and implement effective solutions. Position Responsibilities APQP / Product Launch Support: Support manufacturing operations to launch new products and processes. Work with Corporate Engineering team to define pre-launch requirements and communicate plant capabilities. Internal PPAP submissions and approvals: Submit PPAP’s to Corporate Engineering and coordinate manufacturing production demonstration runs. Coordinate Golden Sample production and establish acceptance criteria for new products. Approve internal PPAPs for Engineering Changes (ECN) and new or refurbished tooling. ECN Support and Manufacturing Implementation: Coordinate Corporate ECN system with plant implementation and planning efforts, including process validation and product verification. Change Management system coordination (MOC): Monitor plant MOC’s and coordinate activities to drive changes to completion and full implementation PFMEA & Control Plans: Lead cross-functional team to generate and review PFMEA’s. Maintain control plans for all manufacturing processes and conduct control plan audits to verify compliance. QMS Auditor: Conduct internal audits to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge and Experience Basic knowledge of quality and quality management processes. (APQP, Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis, MSA, PPAP, SPC tools, Root Cause Analysis, etc.) Experience with operating analytical quality measurement systems (CMM, optical comparator, etc.). Industry experience with multiple types of material processing (Molding, metal processing and/or chemical processing). Excellent problem-solving skills. Experience working with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and web-based tools. Communication Skills: demonstrated ability to develop, synthesize, and present material orally and in writing in an articulate and concise manner. Stand-up presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to listen to and process other’s point of view. Experience in formal quality processes such as ISO, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or other well- developed continuous improvement programs. ASQ Quality Engineer certification or AIAG training preferred. Education and Certification Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Operations