As a member of the Trojan Quality Team, this is intended to be a senior level position with responsibilities of: leading, coordinating, developing and implementing effective process, product, and component control plans. Utilize advanced 6 Sigma tools such as: Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA), Design of Experiments (DOE), Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA), and other statistical techniques to analyze, understand, and reduce process variation. In addition, they will oversee plant specific Quality Assurance technicians and coordinate day to day tasks.
·Responsible for the development of product and process quality plans, including control plans, procedures, inspection plans, and other quality documentation.
·Facilitate total quality management tools and approaches to other company departments for analytical and reporting processes within respective department.
·Supervise/ facilitate three (3) QA Technicians engaged in quality auditing activities to ensure continuous control over materials/ products/ processes, as well as conformance to business processes affecting quality.
·Directs workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, and products.
·Lead and/or support process improvement activities/teams.
·Work directly with suppliers to ensure quality of all purchased parts for company use.
·Design, conduct, and implement required quality training programs to key personnel.
·Write, implement, and follow quality system standards, policies, and procedures.
·Lead/ support engineering efforts of analytical laboratory equipment, and assist in validations of manufacturing equipment, and processes.
·Drive process improvement and problem solving thru 6 Sigma principals
·Root Cause and Corrective Action principals (RCCA)
·Developing Sampling Plans for production, qualification, and validation of products/processes
PERKS and BENEFITS
·A variety of Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
·Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
·Disability Income – specific locations and/or classification
·Group Legal Services
·Corporate 529 College Savings Plan
·Credit Union Membership
·Blue Heart Campaign- An awareness raising initiative to fight human trafficking and its impact on society
·A variety of Employee Discounts
·Employee Wellness Programs
·Volunteer and Company Sponsored Philanthropy Trips
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
·Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline and/or a science discipline preferred.
·Minimum of 7 years of related professional Engineering experience, of which 3 years are in a Quality Engineering role, within a high volume product manufacturing environment required.
·Two to three years related experience in high volume product manufacturing required.
·Supervisory experience (direct/ indirect) in manufacturing operations preferred.
·Possess the technical training and experienced to assist in technical improvements to the process
·6 Sigma skills (Black Belt certified or willing to be certified within one year)
·Lean Principals experience
·Experience with Cost of Quality (COQ) system implementation preferred
·Management Quality Systems experience (MQS) (e.g., ISO 9000, QS 9000, etc.)
·Ability to interpret drawings and first article inspection results.
·Must be outgoing in personality with strong relationship skills for customers, colleagues, and senior management personnel.
·Experience with ERP systems is preferred.
·Must be very comfortable with Microsoft Office Applications; MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, Access or equivalent, and Minitab.
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Founded in 1925 by George Godber and Carl Speer, Trojan Battery Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries. From deep-cycle flooded batteries to deep-cycle AGM and gel batteries, Trojan has shaped the world of deep-cycle battery technology with more than over 90 years of battery manufacturing experience. Trojan Battery Company’s core values focus on our commitment to deve...loping innovative environmentally friendly energy storage solutions that effectively meet customer needs, and serve the global community at large. Trojan values the integrity of our business relations, the quality of our deep-cycle technology, reliability of our products and services, as well as the professional growth of our team members.