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Quality Manager

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Dayton, OH

Quality Manager


Job Description

Quality Manager 

  • Reporting to the General Manager, the Quality Manager will provide customer quality assurance for the products processes and services of the Division and assist in assuring the achievements of optimum quality costs.
  • The manager will assure that customer quality requirements will be adequately defined to permit appropriate quality planning and implementation of procedures and systems to fulfil the divisions needs, and meet customer expectations.
  • This will include the supervision of department staff to ensure adequate resources have been allocated in support of achieving company and department goals and objectives.
  • The manager is accountable for guidance and direction of staff in areas of expertise, or exercises management authority over the department. 


  • Develops, implements, maintains and updates quality programs including policies, objectives, plans, procedures and appraisals to provide adequate control on materials, processes and products at minimum quality related cost.
  • Establishes quality standards and specifications for raw materials, processes and finished products.
  • Participates in new product development with New Products and Systems Development to understand the function of, and customer expectations for the product. Discusses quality considerations and establishes and/or defines quality standards for the product and our ability to achieve these.
  • Conducts internal audits of manufacturing adherence to quality systems.
  • Evaluates vendor facilities and systems for controlling quality, plans for vendor ratings and material certification by vendors.
  • Provides technical assistance to the purchasing department in connection with the purchase of raw materials.
  • Analyses products returned due to customer dissatisfaction to determine the root cause of the complaint, disposition of product, and initiation of corrective action.
  • Assists with standardization, calibration and maintenance of inspection/test equipment and gauges.
  • Assists with training and instruction of personnel in quality procedures, standards and systems including statistical methods.
  • Prepares quality assurance departmental budget and performs other administrative functions to effect a well-integrated, efficient operation
  • Visits customers and suppliers when necessary to confer on specific quality problems.
  • Supports activities related to the maintenance of our ISO14001 EMS system. 


  • Quality Awareness
  • IATF Lead Auditing
  • Corrective and Preventative Action (8D)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Customer Portals/Score Cards 


  • BS degree
  • Five to seven years of Tier 1 automotive manufacturing experience


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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation