Quality Systems and Change Management Specialist
Posted on: January 14, 2019
**Quality Systems and Change Management Specialist** Division T - Commercial Vehicle 36025BR **Job Description** **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES** **REQ 36025 BR** Quality Systems + Lead the management and implementation of the Business Unit (BU) quality system policies, procedures and instructions throughout the organization: + Oversees and coordinates BU audit schedule, timely corrective actions, and opportunities for improvement while focusing on achieving/maintaining IATF 16949 certification. + Conducts internal audits across Business Unit and within plants as needed for compliance with quality systems. + Facilitates education and training of employees in quality systems and procedures. + Establishes/maintains BU level Document Control system along with maintaining Quality SharePoint. + Facilitate and manage cross functional groups in their management of processes and procedures + Works with other Division BU?s and IT to integrate common systems which may include PDM, Windchill, Yokoten, etc. Change Management + Lead cross functional groups to coordinate and manage changes: + Lead change management activities for across plant, plant to plant and other key changes as defined. Changes from Customer, supplier and internally generated including CIS and VAVE implementation. + Develop and implement a standardized change management report out for management review + Develop MOPs to track improvement actions for the change management implementation process Other Activities + Manage and roll up of quality data reporting systems including QSYS, EQOS, Read Across, etc. + Assist with new product launches via prototype control plans and Safe Launch Plans. + Facilitates problem resolution and process improvements with internal manufacturing plants using structured problem-solving tools, 3x5 Why, 8D, QRCM and other corrective actions methods. + Assist in reviews of Core Quality Tools documentation and practices (e.g. DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plan, Work Instruction, etc.). + Support continuous improvement activities at the BU and Plant level. **Required Education and Experience** ? Bachelor?s Degree in a Technical field of study, Engineering discipline preferred **Experience and Skill Requirements** ? Five years experience in quality systems and change management, experience in an automotive/heavy truck environment preferred ? Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt highly desired, but not required. ? A successful track record in a Quality Engineering/Auditor role within a manufacturing environment. ? Strong background with all quality tools (MSA, PPAP, APQP, SPC, DOE and FMEA) desired. ? Extensive knowledge of IATF 16949/ISO9001 quality systems, including internal auditing experience is required. Certification as Internal/Lead Auditor desired. ? Strong organizational skills including the ability to effectively manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and complete assignments within expected time frames. ? Ability to interact with suppliers, customers and internal management with a high level of effectiveness. ? Must be able to travel (10%-20% travel) to BU manufacturing sites on a regular basis to participate in audits, implement project goals and establish consistency at all locations. **Position Status** Salaried Full-Time **Functional Area** Operations **City** Lafayette **State** Indiana **Country** United States Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
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