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Quality Associate, NightshiftApply

JR-06901
Huntingburg, IN
Quality Group

Position Summary: 

The Quality Associate works within the Masterbrand Quality System, using analysis and statistical techniques, to assist in the continual improvement of the manufacturing processes.  This individual will also assist in solving problems, controlling variables, and providing candid & accurate feedback that are critical to quality.

 

Organizational Relationship: 

This position will report to the plant Quality Engineer.

 

Accountabilities: 

  • Actively participate in the Layered Process Audits and work towards resolution of open items
  • Interacts with Superintendent, supervisors, and Engineering in the identification and resolution of product quality problems
  • Interacts with internal and external customers to resolve quality problems
  • Participate in the Customer Complaint Analysis
  • Lead and track daily/weekly operational metrics (QA boards, North Star, adhesion testing, etc.)
  • Visit suppliers /customers at job sites as required.
  • Periodically review specifications and Standard Operating Sheets (SOS) etc. for accuracy and revisions
  • Support Huntingburg Operation employees as needed to interpret specifications and solve problems
  • Support the Huntingburg Quality System by performing tasks to ensure compliance and initiate continuous improvement of the system
  • Provide accurate information and feedback to Operations Leadership Team
  • Provide training/coaching on quality related issues to Huntingburg production associates and management
  •  Lead and/or participate in Kaizen improvement events
  • Generate, modify, and complete Standard Operating Sheets (SOS)
  • Report out on projects using the A3 project management process / format
  • All other duties as may be assigned at management's discretion

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  • Ability to apply and interpret statistical data
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required
  • Must be a team player with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to actively initiate, lead, and participate in problem solving activities
  • Must be able to give candid feedback and report findings of non-compliance to the Ferdinand Quality System
  •  Ability to maintain the professional competence, knowledge, and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities
  • Must have the ability to deliver a formal project status presentation to MBCI Leadership
  • Two years’ experience within a manufacturing environment preferred

 Education: 

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent