** QUALITY MANAGER *** Tier I Automotive - Birmingham - Birmingham, Alabama United States - 22036

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Job #: 22036
Title: ** QUALITY MANAGER *** Tier I Automotive - Birmingham
Job Location: Birmingham, Alabama - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $110,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Tier I Automotive suppliers to Mercedes, Honda, Nissan
Relocation Paid?: Yes


An exceptional Tier I and World Class Automotive supplier has an immediate need to fill a position of Quality Manager at their plant located east of Birmingham, AL.  The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience working as Quality Manager and 5 years working as Quality Engineer within a Tier I automotive environment.  IATF Implementation and start up experience required.



Statement of Job : To provide our company with quality and engineering capabilities to improve AQP, PPAP, process and quality support activities.

Major Duties :

  • Provide AQP interface 
  • Field customer complaints over the phone and on site
  • Work with customer on disposition, sorting, rework, etc. of parts
  • Initiates the quality bulletin, distribute and maintain follow-up
  • Issue and maintain return authorization numbers
  • Check Customer quality system and take appropriate action
  • Provide manufacturing facilities with quality engineering/management support
  • Assist in performing plant trial runs
  • Perform capability studies
  • Provide technical support to sales and/or customers
  • Develop and maintain PFMEA masters
  • Develop and maintain Process Control Plans and Process Flow Chart masters
  • Maintain packaging requirements for customers
  • Resolve quality and/or process issues using problem solving techniques
  • Review tooling notices/QPR’s/Change Notices and follow up as necessary
  • Assist/Handle supplier quality issues
  • Perform other duties as directed by manager
  • To be knowledgeable of and comply with Company Quality / Environmental System and procedures, work instructions and policies applicable to daily work activities
  • Assimilate data from production work orders to measure productivity gains
  • Maintain PPAP files
  • Attend Production and applicable meetings regarding customer concerns/quality issues
  • Coordinate data collection and defect analysis for PPM Report
  • Process Cp and Cpk analysis received from QA personnel and issue new charts with current results
  • Initiate problem solving team program savings as necessary
  • Initiate meetings regarding quality concerns
  • Acquire product data, certifications, or any supplier data and documentation
  • Conduct customer visits
  • Initiate internal laboratory testing
  • Conduct time motion studies to improve efficiency



Education/Experience - Job Requirements :

  • Previous proven experience as quality engineer/manager or equivalent position in an automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Prefer background/experience working in a Tier 1/OEM environment
  • BS or Master Degree in Engineering or similar

Knowledge and Skills :

  • Ability to initiate, maintain and follow-up on customer complaints
  • Ability to read and understand Quality Assurance Manual and Procedures
  • Capable to coordinate data collection
  • Proficient computer experience (MS Office Word, Excel, PPT), Auto Cad, and SPC software networks
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of SPC, basic blueprint reading, PPAP process, Statistical Process Control Methods
  • TS/ISO 16949 compliance knowledge and experience required
  • IATF Implementation and Maintenance Experience required.
  • Requires flexibility, ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and possess excellent interpersonal skills

Job Type: Full-time


  • Quality Engineering/Mgt: 3 years
  • Automotive Background: 1 year


  • Bachelor's

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree