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Quality Center Manager

Job ID: 1041030
Career Area: Manufacturing & Production
Job Category: Manufacturing-Quality
Location: Sterling Heights, MI
48312, US
Date Posted: March 10, 2020
Brand: FCA Group
Job Overview
The FCA Quality Organization is currently seeking a Quality Center Manager (QCM) to join our Quality team at the Sterling Stamping Plant, in Sterling Heights, Michigan. The Quality Center Manager will have responsibility for a team of quality and product engineers as well as the quality assurance supervisors responsible for all quality systems and aspects of quality control and quality assurance at the plant.
The candidate must have a proven track record for developing and leading people, executing standardization of manufacturing quality systems, and achieving quality goals and key performance indicators. The Quality Center Manager must be a creative problem solver, proactive, and steadfast in the identification and resolution of quality concerns. The selected individual will have experience in managing cross-functionally and possess a broad knowledge of the entire automotive engineering, manufacturing, and quality landscape and must present outstanding teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Job responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Overseeing crew operation and providing leadership for quality system implementation and execution
  • Achieving plant and corporate quality targets and key performance indicator
  • Auditing process and product standards for conformance
  • Providing problem solving expertise and leading through excellent problem solving capabilities
  • Planning, prioritizing, setting goals, and managing multiple projects in a technical and business environment
  • Establishing partnerships both internally and externally and influencing without direct authority
  • Benchmarking and executing world class manufacturing for Quality organizations and systems
  • Representing the “Voice of the Customer” to platform teams
  • Driving team success by clarifying expectations and minimizing political hurdles
  • Demonstrating unwavering commitment to delivering results and champion achievements
  • Exhibiting a willingness to do things differently and consistently translate ideas into actions that deliver results
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering; other 4-year Engineering degrees in combination with relevant experience may be considered
  • 15 years of quality, manufacturing, or design/release related experience
  • Supervisory experience leading people and larger teams/departments
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to build solid partnerships, both internally and externally
  • Capable of shaping a clear strategic vision and effectively communicating that vision
  • Expertise in planning, prioritizing, and goal setting, including the ability to manage multiple projects, determine project urgency, create detailed action plans, and organize schedules, people, and tasks
  • Experience working in a lean/flat organization with cross functional skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree
  • Knowledge of World Class Manufacturing (WCM)
  • Knowledge and experience in engine manufacturing
  • PSO and dimensional lay out experience

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.


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