Quality Assurance Manager Needed

Are you a Quality Assurance Manager with an electrical or electronic equipment manufacturer?
Are you a strong manager of staff with oversight of inspection and testing, continuous improvement and production support?
Are you a proponent of lean manufacturing with a keen focus on cost management and product quality?
Are you a self-starter, critical and logical thinker who takes ownership of your work?
If so, read on . . . my client, Able Coil & Electronics (Bolton, CT) has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager, preferably a local candidate.
Company Background
A leading coil and transformer manufacturer, the company has manufactured and serviced highly customized products in the US for nearly 50 years with a niche in fine wire electro-magnetic assemblies.  Their products have been in space and at the south pole – working in extreme conditions with high performance and high reliability.
Position Responsibilities ~ Supervise staff and participate in the following: 
Inspection and Testing
  • Define the Test Process and create/update Production Documentation.
  • Handle all aspects of the Test Process, including Testing Tooling, written instructions and all Process Documentation.
  • Work with Product Engineering and Test area personnel to develop efficient methods for testing product.  Design or specify test equipment, as required.
  • Maintain and complete all required Test Engineering documentation, including: process sheets, engineering changes, and non-conformance documentation.
Continuous Improvement
  • Identify cost-savings and quality improvement projects in assigned areas and move them from concept to implementation.
  • Lead and manage the resolution of customer problems, and implement corrective actions that resolve the root cause in the identified product and similar products.
  • Confer with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient testing methods.
Production Support
  • Lead electromechanical troubleshooting of Product, Test Process and support equipment.
  • Participate in reviews and investigation of component failures.
  • Provide training for employees on assigned tasks and projects.
  • Coordinate schedules and work required by associates to complete tasks in a timely manner.
Technical Skills & Experience
·        Minimum of an Associate’s degree in an Electrical, Electronic, or Electro-Mechanical discipline.
·        Minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical or electronic equipment manufacturing, preferably serving both the commercial and aerospace markets.
·        Minimum of 2 years in a Quality Control Manager role supervising staff.
·        Experience with first article approval.
·        Knowledge of electrical conductivity and thermal properties of epoxies and metals (a plus!).
·        Experience leading an organization to AS9100/ISO9001 certification (a plus!) 
·        Six Sigma certification (a plus!).
Personal Qualifications
·        Excellent written and communication skills
·        Superior interpersonal skills 
·        Good analytical, problem-solving skills
·        Self-initiative
·        Drive for results with a concern for product cost management and quality
·        Focus on continuous process improvement
·        Organized – can multi-task well and prioritize
·        Compelled to meet deadlines and skilled in time management
·        Committed to follow-up
·        Ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty
·        Stays calm in adverse situations
·        Strong work ethic
·        Seen as credible
·        Deals with confidential information respectfully and is trustworthy
·        Demonstrates integrity and honesty
·        Projects a professional demeanor
Resumes should be emailed to:  karlahammond@sbcglobal.net; 860-267-2690
Karla Hammond

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