Supplier quality management position within the Quality Assurance Division, reporting to Quality Assurance Division Manager. (NOTE : COMPANY has SQA – Supplier Quality Assurance Team, assigned to manage the post-production part numbers, and ASQE – Advanced Supplier Quality Engineering Team assigned to manage the pre-production part numbers.)
Responsible for all aspects of supplier quality assurance management with focus on the existing production parts made in United States and International regions.
Responsible for the human resource management within SQA Unit Department.
Responsible for cross-functional managements and providing support COMPANY Operations with supplier quality engineering effort.
Interfaces with Product Design, Service, Purchasing, ME, Production Control, US and COMPNAY CORP to develop supplier quality improvement plan and manage its execution.
Responsible for COMPANY Supplier Quality Assurance Manual management.
Responsible for designing an annual action plan (MBOP : Management By Objective Plan) as well as 3-Year Action Direction & Plan (MTP : Mid-Term-Plan), based on the COMPANY Policy Management Direction, to improve the entire supplier chain quality.
Responsible for planning the department budget and maintaining the entire activities within the approved budget.
Responsible for managing and coordinating both quality kaizens and the problem-solving activities at suppliers and within COMPANY after production launch of new models.
Responsible for management of DMD, OFI (Opportunity-for-Improvement), SCAR (Supplier Corrective Action Report) for corrective action implementations in the areas of SPR & DRIFT Loss / Downtime / On-Hold / Warranty Claims. Key Qualification: SQA Manager shall possess the high level of the Quality Problem Solving experience & skill sets to handle high volume of corrective actions.
Responsible for management of developing, documenting and reviewing quality systems, standards, and procedures as required.
Responsible for management of developing process controls (Control Plan & PFMEA), SPC, and other statistical methods with suppliers.
Responsible for management of developing and implementing quality metrics to monitor internal and supplier quality performance.
Responsible for planning and managing the on-site audits by SQE at suppliers.
Responsible for incoming inspection management.
Responsible for on-site sort and rework activities. (Outsourced company support is available at COMPANY.)
Responsible for supplier-charge back, as required.
Responsible for communicating supplier quality status to upper management and cross functional department members.
Expected to support ASQE (Advanced Supplier Quality Engineering) Unit in Purchasing Division during their PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) management on new and changed model introductions within COMPANY supplier chains.
Responsible for communicating management directions to all members within the SQA Unit Department.
Responsible for all human resource management of both salary and hourly members.
Professionally adheres to all company rules and policies.
Responsible for management of implementation and execution of all ISO-9001 procedures and strive for simplification.
Responsible for all human resource management within the SQA Unit Dept.
Responsible for managing of all other duties necessary to ensure business success.
4-Year Engineering Degree or Technical Management experience is required.
Minimum of 5-years of experience in Quality Assurance Management is preferred.
Supplier quality assurance management experience is a plus, but not required.
If candidates do not have Quality Assurance Management experience, we are also open to Operation / Factory Management experience with heavy focus on trouble shooting / corrective action practice, and kaizen in genba.
High level of the Quality Problem Solving experience & technical knowledge is required. Presentation of corrective action examples may be asked during the interview for the qualified candidates.
Ability to manage multiple tasks / assignments in the very fast-paced manufacturing environment is a daily practice, and it is required.
Logical decision-making ability and effective communication skills to implement actions in a challenging and cross-functional team environment at both COMPANY and suppliers are required.
Ability to create technical documentation with computer applications such as Microsoft word, excel, power-point, access dBase, all other unique COMPANY dBase system is required.
COMPANY values honesty and decency when it comes to the supplier quality management and maintaining professional relationship with our suppliers.
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