Siemens Quality Manager in Heber Springs, Arkansas

Quality Manager

Multiple Locations:Heber Springs, Arkansas; Arkansas, United States

Job Family: Quality Management

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Job Description

Division: Energy Management

Business Unit: Medium Voltage & Systems

Requisition Number: 232521

Primary Location: United States-Arkansas-Heber Springs

Other Locations: United States-Arkansas-

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

For more information, please visit:

https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/energy_management.html

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Position Overview

Siemens Industry is looking for a Quality Manager for our Heber Springs, AR factory. Our facility is involved in the design, development and manufacture of medium and high voltage disconnect / load break switches. The Quality Manager acts as a catalyst for continuous improvement in all plant activity, ensuring outgoing product and incoming supplier component compliance. They are responsible for driving an ongoing failure prevention mindset utilizing key quality planning processes / tools supporting both proactive and reactive activity as required, developing and facilitating continuous improvement activities with the overall goal of complete customer satisfaction and streamlined efficient manufacturing processes.

Responsibilities

  • The Quality Manager is responsible for the quality of material and components utilized within the production processes, as well as the final product to be shipped to the customer. Overseeing the quality processes of incoming inspection, outgoing inspection, gage calibration, material & component nonconformance, production process nonconformance and after delivery non conformance

  • Ensure the quality of product delivered to customers meet design intent. Ensure that quality teams are trained, qualified, capable, and have the necessary tools and process to conduct the outgoing audit process.

  • Ensure that the quality of product purchased from suppliers meets the design intent. Ensure that auditing personnel are trained, qualified, capable, and have necessary tools and process to conduct the incoming product audit process.

  • Coordinate and maintain ISO compliant Quality Management System

  • Initiate and manage component and product non conformance efforts

  • Review and approve requested temporary deviations

  • Review and approve product specification sent to suppliers

  • Review and approve suppliers

  • Ensure acceptable calibration of measurement and testing instruments

  • Coordinate annual Management Reviews

  • Coordinate ISO Quality Audits

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS in Engineering

  • 5+ years’ experience in quality engineering / management

  • Competent to understand mechanical and electrical engineering theory / principles

  • Competent to understand mechanical drawings and print reading

  • Ability to understand and use measurement instruments; force gages, calipers, micrometers, hardness testing, basic multi-meter readings, etc.

  • Thorough understanding of the basic materials; Steel, aluminum, copper, brass, plastics, etc.

  • Familiarity with ISO9001 management requirements; Ability to read, interpret, and apply ISO9001 standard requirements

  • Knowledge of machining processes and understanding of basic weld theory and characteristics

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • ASQ certification

  • Thorough understanding of problem solving and quality improvement tools

  • Past experience in a metalworking manufacturing environment

  • Working knowledge of SAP and Sales Force

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