QMS Engineer (Quality Management System)

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SUMMARY

QMS Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and improving the QMS (quality management system), responsible for creating or updating quality manual, quality procedures, handling internal & external audits. This position will support an ISO 9001-compliant Quality management system, driving compliance to QMS processes and continual improvement actions. Assess and reports Quality System performance to appropriate management for review/action as needed. Coordinate training and coach personnel in Quality Management System requirements and conduct ISO/Good Manufacturing Practice training. Obtain/maintain 9001:2015 auditor certification for internal auditing activities.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities:
  • Prepare written quality procedures and policies.
  • Analyze and recommend appropriate changes of quality procedures to respective managers to help improve their processes
  • Audit existing and new quality procedures for compliance based on ISO requirements and audit history. Verify that procedures are in use, functional and efficient.
  • Identify quality training needs and coordinate quality training programs with training department.
  • Report ongoing activities to Managers/Executives and keep the company’s continuous improvement efforts on track.
  • Maintaining the corrective/preventive action program; monitoring, evaluating and assigning corrective action plans to appropriate personnel; assuring internal/external corrective action opportunities are channeled; and auditing effectiveness of corrective actions.
  • Assists in the continuous evaluation of the quality system for compliance to ISO 9001:2015 and internal processes/policies.
  • Prepares QMS performance reports for Management Review Meetings.
  • Other duties as business needs dictate.

Required Years and Area of Experience:
  • Minimum 2+ years’ Experience of working in Quality Assurance and/or quality systems in auto industry or machinery manufacturing.
  • Associate degree in relevant manufacturing/engineering field, bachelor’s degree preferred.

Skills / Experience:
  • Thorough understanding of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems;
  • Familiar with the manufacturing process of auto industry, including welding, painting, assembly, and system validation process.
  • Must be an effective communicator (written and verbal), highly organized, detail oriented with excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel,)
  • Experience organizing and performing internal audits is required,
  • Must be action oriented, capable of making informed decisions, be self-motivated, capable of influencing without authority.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
  • Self-starter: ability to drive things to closure.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Initiative and desire to learn.
  • Ability to work among a diverse group of individuals.

COMPETENCIES
  • Work independently and is reviewed infrequently with minimal supervision.
  • Self-supervising within the guidance and expectations of divisional management.
  • Knowledge of quality systems and measurement. Lean Manufacturing knowledge.
  • Knowledge of ISO9000. A training internal auditor certificate is required.
  • Planning and prioritizing activities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to present data effectively.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Team working skills.
  • Analytical skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • While performing the duties of this job. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
None

TRAVEL
Occasional travel as assigned.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in automotive engineering or similar majors; or Associate’s degree with minimum 2 years’ related work experience.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • None

Pay
Range
  • $66,560 - $75,000/yr

Work Location

  • On-Site (Lancaster CA)