Lead the expansion and sustainment of a committed quality culture throughout the entire value chain through influence and managing skills.
Lead the translation of customer, industry, & regulatory requirements into appropriate manufacturing & inspection methods and transfer them into standard work to ensure quality is achieved in-house and at suppliers.
Participate in new product development and/or introduction planning (APQP) and execute quality actions to ensure smooth launch
Manage pre-production validation package for Customer approval: First Article Inspection (FAI) or Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
Ensure the centers of excellence and vendor’s quality system consistently meets or exceeds customer regulatory requirements, AS-9100/TS16949, special processes and other automotive customer specific requirements
Lead containment, root cause analysis, corrective, and preventive actions (RCCA/CAPA); train and mentor other associates and suppliers to perform effective problems solving using standard tools (8D, 3P and 5Why, etc.).