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Divisional Quality Assurance Manager

Company: Progress Rail
Location: Independence
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Job PurposeThe Divisional Quality Manager will be responsible for the design, implementation, and coordination of all Quality Management System programs for assigned division. The primary function of this position is to establish and maintain quality surveillance programs in accordance with Progress Rail contract requirements, standards, and best practices. The suitable candidate will supervise 3-4 quality managers that are located in Texas, Illinois, KY and Ohio and will oversee the quality department in our track works manufacturing division (6+ facilities) Candidate must be able to work with various departments to ensure products and procedures are in compliance with industry specifications and customer requirements. Must be proficient with computers and have a working knowledge of spreadsheets, database, statistics and word processing. Candidate must be able to implement and maintain a strong continuous improvement and internal audit program designed to increase the Quality Awareness throughout the division.Req ID9410BRCityIndependenceState:MissouriCompany DescriptionRailroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com.Key Job Elements Responsible for leading 3-5 QA Managers on a daily basis; primary location responsibility includes:Independence, Hudson, WI Engineering, Hudson, WI Wire shop, Omaha, Louisville, KY, Jacksonville, & will interface with Signal Italy and Signal Germany Troubleshoot issues and provide recommendations for resolutions; Manage QMS to ensure facility and operations comply to standards; Monitor daily QMS operations and communicate with key stakeholders regarding quality; Work with design team to implement corrective actions and improve process and overall product; Coordinate with supplier team to manage quality and responsible for vendor communication; Work with program teams to complete product launches on schedule; Regular interaction with customer and maintain customer issues logs; Contribute and assist in the development of Quality Control plan.Education / Training Bachelors degree in Engineering or Associates degree in Engineering discipline; 5 years of experience in Quality Management.10-35% travelQualifications and Experience Proven experience as quality manager in an ISO or equivalent certified company; Some travel ( Detail oriented with excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills; Advanced MS Office experience; In depth understanding of quality control procedures, inspection practices and audits; Experience in leading Continuous Improvement Process (Teams); 5+ years experience managing a QMS; Experience in Supplier Quality; Experience in auditing and equipment inspection preferred; Experience with manufacturing and production processes and principles; Experience problem solving in a manufacturing environment; Excellent communication skills; Experience working with internal and external customersStatistical analysis and quality assurance skills.BenefitsProgress Rail offers an excellent total compensation package,* including competitive salary, paid time off for vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan with company match, medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance and flexible spending accounts. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits.EEOEqual Opportunity Employer Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesJob CategoryQualityPRS Facility LocationIndependence, MO PRIIS - 287by Jobble

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