Quality Manager

ResourceTek, a leader in technical support services, is currently seeking a Quality Manager for our client, a manufacturer of automotive and appliance parts. We are looking for candidates with 10+ years of quality management experience in a manufacturing environment. This is a direct hire opportunity near Dickson, TN.

This position works within the quality and engineering groups for our client. The primary job tasks will include overall quality system management, gage management, document control, and quality system maintenance.

Qualifications required:

  • 10 years or more experience in an automotive manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Creative problem solving
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Working knowledge of GD&T
  • Understanding of TS16949, 5S and Lean Manufacturing
  • Must have experience with and strong knowledge of APQP, PPAP, Control Plans, FMEA’s and SPC
  • Must be able to apply root cause problem solving techniques using 5-Why, 8-D’s and like approaches
  • Working knowledge of statistical applications (SPC, Capability Analysis, and DOE)
  • Ability to operate a CMM machine


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Complete all work adhering to TS16949 standards
  • Manages completion of required gage and check fixture calibrations
  • Coordinates engineering changes ensuring documents and the quality system is updated
  • Works within engineering and Customer quality departments to ensure timely completion of new launches
  • Manages the Development of product process flow charts, control plans, and FMEAs as required
  • Maintains part history file with updated prints and documents
  • Coordinates part layouts
  • Works within all areas of and has the ability to effectively communicate ideas, problems and solutions to all employees
  • Manages the MPACT database as required through 8D completion or engineering changes
  • Initiates and completes 8D analysis
  • Conduct internal quality system audits
  • Works within engineering and quality departments to complete tooling, training and documentation tasks
  • Establishes a working knowledge of the clients Quality System
  • Develops the ability to operate the CMM and perform gage and part layouts
  • Develop Cost of Quality Matrices


Training requirements:

  • General Safety
  • Quality System Awareness – TS16949
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention

Success factors/job competencies:

  • Complete essential functions and responsibilities outlined above within the guidelines and timeframes supplied by the customer and management
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Proactively address issues or problems relating to quality or organization of information
  • Meet project deadlines
  • Communicate project obstacles or changes clearly and in a timely manner
  • Creative thinking to solve problems
  • Be flexible to make modifications as necessary
  • Ability to communicate to shop floor employees the factors required to meet and maintain quality initiatives

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work at a computer for long periods of time
  • Must be able to squat, bend, twist and move to inspect tooling, equipment and parts
  • Must have fine motor skills to grasp and manipulate small parts
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in a factory setting that is not climate controlled, as the project demands
  • Must be able to visually inspect parts with or without corrective lenses