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Director of Quality

Director of Quality-Heavy Fabrication Manufacturing Industry.  Location:  Wisconsin.  Position #321

Client Overview

· A leading heavy manufacturing organization which designs and manufactures a standard range of products while offering manufacturing services to OEM clients. 

· An established and growing manufacturer with more than 50 years’ experience in their field of heavy fabrication manufacturing including welding, painting, and assembly operations.

· Headquartered in Wisconsin with a sister manufacturing facility in Texas.

Position Overview

· This is a high-visibility and high impact position which will contribute to the growth and bottom-line performance of the organization by focusing on high level projects and initiatives to drive organizational operational excellence.

· Reporting directly to the President, this opportunity will provide the successful executive an opportunity to drive Company-wide quality initiatives and operational excellence programs. 

· Responsible for championing and providing leadership on quality improvement and operational excellence initiatives while partnering with all functions within the organization. 

Candidate Requirements

· At least 10 years of experience in the quality management field within a heavy fabrication manufacturing setting including weld, paint and assembly operations.

· At least 5 years’ experience applying lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles.  Six Sigma Black Belt certification is preferred.

· Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or technical field is required.  A Master’s degree in a technical field or MBA is highly desirable.

· Extensive knowledge of steel fabrication, welding, paint and assembly operations. 

· Hands on, roll up your sleeves work style.   

· Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer

Be assured that resumes will be kept strictly confidential until we speak about a specific opportunity and agree to send it to a client of ours. If your experience matches our client’s requirements we will contact you immediately.

 

Send resumes and inquiries to Cliff Rusnak at crusnak@mriwickerpark.com.

QUALITY AUDITOR

QUALITY AUDITOR

Would you like to work for an employee owned company that believes in respect, honesty,humility/gratitude, knowledge and diversity?

A growing plastic injection molding manufacturer in Elgin, IL is looking for 2 Quality Auditors, one for 2nd shift and one for 3rd shift.  These Quality Auditors will inspect incoming, in process and finished goods; measure product using  calipers, micrometers, gages and scales; visually inspect product for any surface non-conformities; read appropriate control plans daily; maintain a clean, safe and organized work area as well as any other projects/responsibilities as assigned.

We are looking for someone who has basic computer and math skills; is detail oriented; a good communicator; can read and write English, has a basis understanding of blue prints and can use the basic measuring instruments mentioned above.

In exchange we offer a competitive hourly rate and the following benefits: health, dental, vision, life insurance, STD, LTD, accident insurance, critical care insurance, cancer insurance and a 401K. If interested please send your resumes/qualifications.  No phone calls please.

Email: bacerrano@hansenplastics.com

Global Quality Manager

Anderson & Associates has been retained by a leading manufacturer of performance bearings to assist them in recruiting a Global Quality Manager.  We would appreciate your assistance in identifying people who might be candidates or who may know potential candidates.  

 

Company:

GGB is a global leader in high performance bearing solutions, supplying customers worldwide with both standard and customized plain bearings. With over 1,100 employees globally, GGB’s dedicated team of experts has the experience and expertise to provide innovative, reliable and effective solutions.

 

GGB’s wide choice of product materials includes metal-polymer, solid polymer, filament wound, metal bearings, bushing blocks and thrust plates as well as specialized housings and assemblies all available in standard or custom sizes and shapes, and manufactured to precise specifications. Application experts work alongside customers from start to finish, assisting in the design, material selection, testing, manufacture, assembly and installation to find the ideal bearing solution for even the most challenging applications, providing high performance solutions to a wide variety of market sectors:  Aerospace, Agricultural, Automotive, Compressor, Construction, Energy, Fluid Power, General Industrial, Primary Metals and Recreation.

 

GGB has 10 manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Germany, France, Brazil, Slovakia and China, and serves over 30,000 customers.  

 

Position:

The Global Quality Manager reports to the VP Global Operations.  This is a global influencer position with no direct reports.  He/She will be responsible for the development of a quality organization globally, implementing a total quality management system to support the global quality system.

 

Qualification Requirements:

 

GGB is seeking candidates with automotive manufacturing experience, specifically Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers.  Additional requirements include:

 

       5 -10 years experience as Quality Manager in an industrial/manufacturing environment; a minimum of 5 years experience with multi-site quality responsibility preferred;

       process quality and quality systems experience including TS/ISO (automotive);

       a Bachelor’s degree required; degree in Engineering or related field preferred;

       knowledge of Production Part Approval Process (PPAP);

       Professional Quality Certifications preferred;

       Certified in Six Sigma Green Belt or Six Sigma Black Belt preferred;

       knowledge of Change Management Process preferred;

       50-70% travel including international travel.

 

 

Laura C. Thomas

Executive Search Consultant

ANDERSON & ASSOCIATES

112 South Tryon Street, Suite 800

Charlotte, NC  28284

office: 704.347.0090

mobile: 704.607.1017

www.andersonexecsearch.com

lthomas@andersonexecsearch.com

 

 

Account Manager US

Job Title:

Account Manager US

Department

Pro QC Sales & Marketing Team, Americas

Job Location

McHenry, IL

Work Time:

Permanent, Full-Time

Reports to:

xxx

Reference Document:

xxx

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

The Account Manager develops new clients (inquiries) and serves as the primary business contact. The AM is expected to consistently provide excellent customer service to accounts, as well as represent client needs and goals within the organization. In addition, the AM will build relationships with clients to encourage new and repeat business opportunities.

 

  • Responsible for all client communications, conflict resolution and compliance on client deliverables and revenue.

 

  • Creates and conducts proposal presentations and RFP responses.

 

§   Works closely with and contributes to an international team regarding marketing activities and operations related to client management.  Working with operations generally includes communicating client requirements and reviewing technical details and/or service reports.

 

  • Maintains records of client activity within an internal database.

 

  • Analyzes the market needs, customers’ expectations and competition for his/her customer base and/or region. This includes securing business opportunities and preparing for expansion of our service scope. Ability to offer client-specific service solutions.

 

§  Supports the lead follow-up process in collaboration with regional and cross regional Marketing Managers for all marketing campaigns (i.e. literature fulfillment, follow-up letters, etc.).

 

§  Works closely with accounting to monitor and follow-up regarding client invoices and payments.

 

§  Represents the organization at industry related events, conferences and tradeshows.

 

Education:

Degree in International Business or Marketing and/or solid engineering/manufacturing background

 

Required Job Experience:

Proven experience in sales and marketing within a B2B environment. Experience with various countries and industries and/or quality inspection and auditing a plus.

 

 

Required Abilities:

§   Minimum 3 years related working experience in relation to business development, customer service, sales and marketing. Experience in working with consulting firms, certification bodies, or third party testing and inspection companies is an advantage.

 

  • Good presentation, communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills.  Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level.

 

§   Ability to increase the existing customer base through the use of well developed marketing and sales programs.

 

§   Ability to analyze sales information.

 

§        Ability to develop and issue price quotations.

 

§   Ability to work independently as well as with a multicultural team.

 

§   Ability to work under pressure and meet short deadlines.

 

§   Willing to travel overseas.

 

 

Language Skills:

§   English (excellent verbal and written communications skills)

 

§   Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers or a larger audience.

 

 

Computer Skill:

§   Windows

§   Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

 

 

Driving License

 

N/A

Jennifer Stepniowski, CMQ/OE, MBA
Communications Director | Pro QC International

Pro QC International Ltd
North America
774 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
Tel: +1-813-428-3277
www.proqc.com – Blog: http://blog.proqc.com

Senior Quality Engineer

Senior Quality Engineer

The Company: Our client is a leader in the aerospace industry working with OEMs and operating companies.  The parent company generates roughly $2B in annual revenues and is publicly-traded.

Location: metro Chicago, IL area

The desired Senior Quality Engineer will:

·        Be the primary liaison between the Customer and Company.

·        Provide mentoring and support to less senior quality engineers.

·        Ensure compliance to product requirements and customer needs.

·        Work jointly with the Customer and Company to resolve complex problems.

·        Drive a robust problem solving protocol utilizing appropriate Quality tools, processes, and systems.

·        Prepare required documentation and presentations for design reviews.

 The desired Senior Quality Engineer will possess:

  • BS in Engineering, Science, or related Technical field.
  • 5+ years of related quality engineering work experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with an array of Quality tools and methods (Lean, Six Sigma, QMS, etc …).
  • Certifications in Quality (e.g. – ASQ), Six Sigma (BB or GB) and Lean Methods (preferred).
  • Experience in Automotive industry, Program Management, and New Product Development (preferred).
  • US Citizenship, US Permanent Resident, or other similar designation

 

 

 

FPC – Crystal Lake:

We strive to provide win-win solutions for our clients and candidates.  This is accomplished by thoroughly understanding the organizational needs of our clients and by recognizing the strengths of our candidates.

Our candidates receive a high level of support and coaching throughout our partnership.  We strive to present the best opportunities for each of our candidates and work with you during each phase of the process.

 

Our office focuses on key manufacturing roles throughout the US, with an emphasis on Quality, Engineering, Operations, and Supply Chain professionals.  We value exclusive, long-term relationship with clients and candidates.  Candidates with excellent career progression who are seeking new opportunities in exciting business climates are encouraged to contact us via email.

 

If you believe you fit the profile for Senior Quality Engineer, please send your resume for review.

Please see the following link:

 

http://www.fpcnational.com/CrystalLake/index.php/component/content/?view=profile&id=49744&function=&searchword=Keyword(s)&searchphrase=all&Itemid=1Senior Quality Engineer

The Company: Our client is a leader in the aerospace industry working with OEMs and operating companies.  The parent company generates roughly $2B in annual revenues and is publicly-traded.

 

Location: metro Chicago, IL area

 

The desired Senior Quality Engineer will:

·        Be the primary liaison between the Customer and Company.

·        Provide mentoring and support to less senior quality engineers.

·        Ensure compliance to product requirements and customer needs.

·        Work jointly with the Customer and Company to resolve complex problems.

·        Drive a robust problem solving protocol utilizing appropriate Quality tools, processes, and systems.

·        Prepare required documentation and presentations for design reviews.

 

The desired Senior Quality Engineer will possess:

  • BS in Engineering, Science, or related Technical field.
  • 5+ years of related quality engineering work experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with an array of Quality tools and methods (Lean, Six Sigma, QMS, etc …).
  • Certifications in Quality (e.g. – ASQ), Six Sigma (BB or GB) and Lean Methods (preferred).
  • Experience in Automotive industry, Program Management, and New Product Development (preferred).
  • US Citizenship, US Permanent Resident, or other similar designation

 

 

 

FPC – Crystal Lake:

We strive to provide win-win solutions for our clients and candidates.  This is accomplished by thoroughly understanding the organizational needs of our clients and by recognizing the strengths of our candidates.

Our candidates receive a high level of support and coaching throughout our partnership.  We strive to present the best opportunities for each of our candidates and work with you during each phase of the process.

 

Our office focuses on key manufacturing roles throughout the US, with an emphasis on Quality, Engineering, Operations, and Supply Chain professionals.  We value exclusive, long-term relationship with clients and candidates.  Candidates with excellent career progression who are seeking new opportunities in exciting business climates are encouraged to contact us via email.

 

If you believe you fit the profile for Senior Quality Engineer, please send your resume for review.

Please see the following link:

http://www.fpcnational.com/CrystalLake/index.php/component/content/?view=profile&id=49744&function=&searchword=Keyword(s)&searchphrase=all&Itemid=1

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