Develops the Quality Plan ensuring customer expectations are met. Trains every employee in the quality requirements of his/her job and the Tools of Quality. Provides staff support to plant supervision in day-to-day quality issues. Monitors the Quality System to assure total compliance with the Quality Plan.
Develops and administers the Quality Plan (system) for the plant. Updates quality manual and procedures manual as appropriate. Assures Brazeway’s quality system meets or exceeds the expectations of all customers.
Assure all plant employees are trained in the quality requirements of their job and the Quality Plan. Monitor the appropriate training and development of quality technicians.
Actively participates in planning, projects or improvement teams and supports the areas of the business as appropriate: Strategic Plan, APQP, PBL, SQAC, Six Sigma, Corporate Quality Council, 5S+Safety, etc.
Lead internal audits as defined in the Quality Plan. Develop and follow through with verified, corrective actions for all non-conformances found. Ensure quality compliance at the plant through monitoring and periodic audits. Recommend and assist in implementing improvements as appropriate.
Maintains the inspection system as described in the Quality Plan. This encompasses such functions as approval of incoming material, product testing in the lab, in-process inspection, gage control, and machine capability. Oversees corrective actions taken to assure compliance is maintained to the system.
Resolves external and internal customer complaints in concert with customers, suppliers and appropriate Brazeway personnel in a timely manner.
Maintain complete and accurate customer and part quality files. Ensure that all customer quality systems requirements are being followed.
Actively supports our Process Based Leadership, 10 commitments and 8 people principles.
Ability to travel up to 25% to support customers and other Brazeway locations – Michigan, Kentucky & Mexico.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred.
7-10 years directly related experience in a manufacturing environment. Automotive supplier manufacturing experience preferred.
Prior quality manage experience required.
Certified quality engineer/manager preferred.
Working knowledge of ISO9000/TS16949 system requirements.
Knowledge of Six Sigma tools.
Excellent communication skills in verbal and written form.
Strong commitment to a team environment.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include: 401(k), bonus program, profit sharing plan, life insurance, disability insurance, health & dental insurance, paid vacation. Brazeway is an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.brazeway.com
Brazeway is the world's largest producer of frost-free evaporator coils and a top global supplier of aluminum heat transfer tubing and components for the appliance, HVAC, and automotive air conditioning sectors. We are the leading supplier of technology to convert copper components to aluminum, and consistently introduce innovation through the design of new energy-efficient components.
Our alum...inum and copper cooling components are supplied to global OEMs in all major markets, and include many well-known brands such as:
• Appliance Sector — Whirlpool, Electrolux, LG, Sub Zero, Viking, GE, Mabe
• HVAC Sector — Trane, Carrier, York/JCI, ADP, Rheem, Delphi
• Automotive Sector — major tier-one producers of cooling components and systems
Other customers in fluid control energy and commercial refrigeration also benefit from Brazeway components and engineering support. We push ourselves every day to ‘obsolete everything we do’ in an effort to continuously improve upon the innovations and breakthroughs we have introduced throughout our history.
Brazeway is driven by the philosophy that our people are our most important asset. We believe that hiring great people, and giving them the opportunity and freedom to be creative, will make great things happen. Our best designs and most impactful innovations are developed in an environment where no idea is too far-fetched, no effort is wasted and no vision is too far off. The outcome from this approach has propelled us to the forefront of ingenuity for all of the sectors we serve, and the Brazeway name has become synonymous with transformation.
Headquartered in Adrian, Michigan, Brazeway has manufacturing locations in Hopkinsville, Kentucky; Shelbyville, Indiana and Monterrey, Mexico. In addition, we have international relationships with Grupporeco in Poland, Arto Tubi in Brazil, as well as long standing technical alliances Erbsloh Aluminium in Germany and Parker Hannifin in China.