Manager, Quality Management Systems (QMS Manager)
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Posted on Oct 8    614-795-1971

Location: Farmington Hills, MI
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4141790

This company is part of a global organization that provides quality automotive products and services worldwide for both new vehicles and vehicle aftermarket. This position is located outside of Detroit, MI. The company provides products for the major automotive makers here in the United States.

The Manager, Quality Management Systems (QMS Manager) will develop, manage and improve Quality Management systems by planning and leading certification activities on current (TS 16949) and future standards (IATF 16949, VDA, etc.).  The QMS Manager is develop and implement Product, Process and System Audits throughout all North America locations.
  • Manage the improvement of Quality Management Systems by planning Product, Process and System audits.
  • Lead Certification activities for all applicable standards such as IATF, VDA, etc.
  • Manage the external third-party audit activities (QMS and Homologation).
  • Reporting to Management of QMS KPIs (plan, audit results, closure of findings, etc.).
  • Lead the homologation group for product safety regulatory requirements (ECE, JIS, FMVSS, CC, etc.)
  • B.S. Engineering or Technical undergraduate degree.
  • Minimum 7 years in Quality assurance experience in an automotive environment.
  • Critical thinking and ability to understand and incorporate external and internal factors into the QMS planning and implementation phases.
  • Should have strong understanding and experience on implementing and maintaining ISO/TS, IATF, and VDA compliant QMS
  • Proven experience leading a cross functional team in planning, implementing and improving a company’s Quality Management System.
  • IATF 16949 Lead Assessor training from a reputable trainer (or proof of minimum 20 audits) or recent TS 16949 Internal auditor training from a reputable trainer.
  • Expected 50% of travel.
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