Quality Coordinator

Monticello, Iowa. Client Roles - IT Staffing

About the role

Analyzes and coordinates all data related to the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) documentation for new and revised products. Ensures deadlines are met at the plant locations and ensure milestones are communicated in an effective manner to the Project Coordinator. Maintains strong customer and supplier relations. Assists in maintaining a system to assure that all products are manufactured to meet customers' specifications and achieve superior reliability levels.

Here is what you will do...
1. Conduct dimensional inspection of PPAP or First Article Inspection (FAI) sample components, including coordinating PPAP sample part activities with manufacturing.
2. Evaluate testing results and supporting documentation of PPAP or FAI samples to determine conformance to PPAP requirements.
3. Create and maintain PPAP files and documentation in support of PPAP guidelines for new products during design and development, including process flow diagrams, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEAs), and control plans, and maintain these documents during the life of the product.
4. Provide technical assistance to the supplier, customer, and internal personnel for the understanding of PPAP requirements. Includes submission of PPAP documentation to customers.
5. Oversee APQP activities and coordinate with Product Development, Project Coordinators, and other departments as needed. Includes coordinating efforts with other areas to integrate APQP.
6. Maintains and controls calibration records for all test and inspection equipment.
7. Responsible for entering Quality Control (QC) testing requirements in Syteline for all QC parts requiring incoming inspection.
8. Tracks quality of production and reports to area managers or Production Support of quality issues. Shuts down production when necessary.
9. Must understand the Quality System Manual and Quality System Procedure Manual as it relates it to the Internal Standards Organization (ISO) 9001:2015 standard. Provides direction for Monticello manufacturing in following the ISO guidelines.
10. Performs Internal, Good Manufacturing processes (GMP) and Dock audits as warranted. Follows up on audit non-conformances.
11. Cross-trains with Quality Manager to assume duties during the time of absence/vacation.
12. Travels to other manufacturing locations when necessary.
13. Other duties as assigned or directed by the Director of Quality or Quality Manager, including (but not limited to) acting as a technical resource for Polo quality and production associates.
Here is what you will need to qualify...

Education: High School Degree, some college courses in a technical field preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 2 years of applied experience.

Here are the competencies we are looking for...
1. Strong knowledge of APQP processes, elements of PPAP documentation, relevant APQP statistical methods, and Engineering Change Notification
2. Working knowledge of ISO and/or equivalent quality management system standard
3. Ability to read and accurately interpret customer technical drawings or prints
4. Ability to multi-task and manage several projects at one time. Must have the ability to prioritize workload
5. Ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment.
6. Must be a TEAM player.
7. Good investigative and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail
8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
9. Ability to make decisions and solve minor problems independently
10. Use basic and precision measuring instruments
11. Organized, responsible, punctual and self-disciplined
12. Highly self-motivated
13. Good math and reading skills
14. Computer knowledge. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
15. Ability to maintain accurate records
16. Follow oral and written instructions
17. High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Here are the physical requirements...
1. Close visual work on the computer for long periods of time.
2. Ability to read, write and communicate 100% of the time via phone, e-mail or in person to internal and external customers.
3. Must be able to travel independently including international travel.

We offer many competitive benefits...
Competitive pay
Hybrid Work@Home possibility + flexible schedule
Retire Well - 401-k with company match
Paid Time Off
Enjoy Your Holidays - Eight paid holidays
Take Care of Yourself and Family - Healthcare (medical, dental, Flex spending)
See Well – The vision program, including Safety Glasses
Be Well – “Well-Being” program provides free annual Biometric Screening, Flu shots, prizes, and awards
Improve Yourself - Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,000/year
Have Fun! Our great culture is friendly and community oriented!
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