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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 12/13/2016

Ducommun Incorporated Appleton, WI

Appleton, WI
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Product Integrity Manager

Job Description

Ducommun is a global provider of manufacturing and engineering services, developing innovative electronic, engineered and structural solutions for complex applications in aerospace, defense and industrial markets. Our full-service collaborative approach, broad capabilities and value-added services like new product introduction, supply chain strategies and program management deliver value for our customers and innovative solutions for their complex electronic and structural needs.The Product Integrity (Quality) Manager ensures all products manufactured are built and tested to quality standards and leads quality programs:

Provide day-to-day leadership for quality assurance programs and influence of attitudes toward people, departments and company teamwork in general.

Guide the quality team in terms of present and future requirements

Promote the concept of individual responsibility for quality assurance

Set the standards for interdepartmental actions and integration of quality planning with product and operations planning.

Set standards for good relations and communications with customers and regulatory agencies.

Determine effect of quality requirements and regulations on all segments of facility activities.

Lead efforts to identify and obtain regulatory approvals

Direct department and facility toward continual dedication to prevention of defects, continuous improvement and lean manufacturing/Six Sigma concepts.

Participate in recruiting, selection, and development of all operations personnel through maintaining discipline and personnel relations, interviewing screened applicants. Provide input for hiring, terminations, transfers, salary adjustments and promotions.

Determine specific quality goals and objectives. Support facility fiscal and schedule goals.

Stimulate timeliness, decisiveness, and clarity of quality decisions and assure that criteria are appropriate to meet goals.

Direct the evaluation of processes and records through audits and trend analysis for current and future requirements.

Manage vendor base to assure quality and on-time delivery parts are received. Maintain appropriate ISO certification requirements and coordinate registration activities as management representative

Skills & Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Business

Minimum 5-7 years progressive experience in quality management with supervisory experience, including military, where applicable, and commercial customers

Black Belt certification

Auditing certification

Knowledge of auditing processes

Demonstrated project management experience-planning, budget, allocation of resources.

Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving.

Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels inside and outside Ducommun

Proficient in technical writing with good documentation skills

Knowledge of regulatory requirements (UL)

Working knowledge of SPC, TQM

Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, ISO, and Mil Specs, as applicable

Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business.

Intermediate level of computer skills in email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and MRP/ERP.

Leadership skills-people management, meeting facilitation, and customer support

Ability to multitask efficiently and adapt within a rapidly changing environment

Exceptional organization skills are required, with emphasis on attention to details