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Quality Supervisor

Magna International

This is a Contract position in Concord, ON posted November 18, 2022.


Job Number: 51435 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: P&F TOOL & DIE – BLD1 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: CONCORD 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

This position is to ensure compliance to Quality standards through effective supervision of Quality lab personnel. Understand/interpret product specs for Quality attributes, understand/interpret Quality Standard operating policies/procedures. Assist in researching/answer customer complaints and to maintain compliance to customer specs and requirements. Provide leadership to Quality personnel while promoting cooperation between other departments, and to assist employees in resolving work related problems/concerns. Assist in ongoing training of staff, planning, assigning and directing work. Conduct employee performance appraisals and performance improvement process. Understand and subscribe to lean Manufacturing concepts and to perform projects as directed by the Quality Manager.

Key Responsibilities

Oversees testing records, reporting monthly.
•    Oversees calibration of Quality Measuring instruments.
•    Delivers and oversees on-going training of employees on QA standards such as QA alerts or other important information.
•    Adhere to procedures as prescribed by IATF16949.
•    Provides technical and process direction to manufacturing Quality Inspectors and all Supervisors.
•    Provides leadership, mentoring and supervision of manufacturing Quality Inspectors.
•    Trains employees in SOP’s and ensure training effectiveness in application of job skills.
•    Trains direct reports on safety topics, quality procedures and business updates for the month.
•    Directs and advises Quality personnel in special test procedures to analyze components and physical properties of product materials.
•    Communicate Quality issues to all appropriate departments.
•    Implement and oversee documentation process to cover all different shifts.
•    Respond to customer complaints and take appropriate measures to prevent reoccurrence and communicates directly with customer.
•    Full compliance with all administrative requirements/clerical duties within P&F Tool & Die.
•    Develops and implements improvements to the operation procedures/plans and policies of the organization to manufacture a quality OEM product.
•    Keep organization informed of product quality and customer satisfaction.
•    Participate in engineering design review and product costing.
•    Responsible for production part sample approval.
•    Assist in the development and implementation of advance quality planning, process flow charts, FMEA and control plans.
•    Responsible for ensuring the organization meets and exceeds the needs of the customer related to quality.
•    Monitors QA final acceptance, Product Hold, Product Hold and Material review board performance and implements changes to improve operating efficiency.
•    Compiles and analyzes test information to determine operating efficiency of process or equipment and to diagnose malfunctions.
•    Assist in developing, implementing and managing the Continuous Improvement Program.
•    Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet testing schedules.
•    Develops and recommends test procedures for products and raw materials and maintains test equipment, including, but not limited to calibration of such.
•    Evaluate employees through performance reviews, ongoing coaching and feedback methods.
•    Continuously improve performance based on the key performance based on the key indicators  
•    Analyze and resolves, or assists operators and Quality Inspectors in solving work problems.
•    Oversee the efficient implementation of quality standards, programs and processes to improve operational efficiencies and reduce/eliminate production waste, quarantine, and quality defects.
•    Maintain liaison between manufacturing, engineering and customer to resolve specific problems related to part/product and co-ordinate the implementation of preventive or corrective action.
•    Involved in customer S.P.E.C.S. program.
•    Perform other assignments from time to time as management so directs.
•    Maintains a thorough knowledge of new developments, technology, and processes

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Grade 12 or GED (General Education Diploma)
•    Post-Secondary Graduate with a technical degree/diploma in Quality/Engineering
•    Minimum 7 years related experience in an automotive Tier-1 environment
•    Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and plant personnel
•    Computer proficiency in business applications
•    Demonstrated ability to use precision measuring tools
•    Basic knowledge of welding parameters and Cad and GD&T
•    Basic understanding of Fixture Design and Datum structures
•    Fluent English communication skills, both written and verbal
•    Strong organizational skills, self-directed, strong problem solving and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to work under pressure, and meet deadlines
•    Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
•    Ability to travel within North America and overseas

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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