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Quality Manager (25717)

Company: Dana Corporation
Location: Dry Ridge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities. Drive Voice of Customer: Quality Manager Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving the Light Vehicle North American team, Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of over 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities. Dana exists to create exceptional value for our shareholders by delivering superior products and services to our customers. Our foundational values of honesty and integrity, being a good corporate citizen, open communication and continuous improvement are our cornerstones for delivering customer satisfaction, innovation and technology, quality, and strong suppliers. The role will involve creating and /or augmenting the Quality systems, approaches and programs to achieve a proactive, customer-focused organization. This will involve participating in establishing an overall quality vision, deploying and measuring quality goals, as well as providing feedback on organizational changes to achieve the set goal. He/She will create an environment conducive to continuous quality improvement and implement systems from APQP through production launch that nurture and achieve quality excellence. Roles and Responsibilities * Responsible for day to day business interaction between the operational and quality leadership and the respective plant and quality managers with regards to tactical support, training, mentoring, emerging issues, etc. * Implement the corporate One Dana Quality Operating System, lead the team for compliance to the IATF16949:2016 global automotive quality standard, actively participate in the Dana Global Quality Team, and enforce Corporate Policies and Procedures. * Maintain and improve (and develop or remediate as necessary) quality systems and approaches consistent with all customer, OneDana QOS and IATF16949 requirements, inclusive of a robust Management Review and auditing processes. * Comprehension of customer's requirements and expectations in respect to scorecards, audits and other defined activities. * Drive Voice of Customer and build relationships to facilitate a positive working relationship, productive work flows and contact point as defined. * Champion the problem solving, root cause, corrective action validation and verification for both internal and external opportunities when required. * Data collection, consolidation, reporting and distribution of key Quality and Operational KPI's and other quality performance goals/objectives/trends. * Drive expectations, performance objectives and PDCA activities to achieve Dana's objective attainment * Participate and support Continuous Improvement Activities (DOS, Kaizen, Lean Six Sigma and TPS) * Direct and Lead Advanced Product Quality Process (APQP/PPAP) * Support product safety and field action investigation activities as per Dana's Product Safety and Field Action Notification and Approval Process. * Coach and mentor quality colleagues in supporting talent and succession planning objectives. * Ensure 100% conformance to all customer and Dana policies and requirements. * Lead all relevant Quality and cross-functional activities, with emphasis on the roll-out, support and appropriate verification of the Dana Program Management and Advanced Quality processes. Knowledge, Skill, Experience: * Bachelor's degree Required. * 10 years of experience in Quality with significant managerial / leadership experience. Significant global experience strongly preferred. * Experience as previous Quality Manager strongly preferred. * Experience working in function other than quality (process engineering, manufacturing engineering, material planning, etc.) at plant or corporate level desired but not required. * ASQ or equivalent certification * Tier 1 automotive quality experience. * Knowledge of IATF16949, ISO and AIAG requirements is mandatory. * Motivated individual who accepts responsibility. * Proved leadership abilities * Excellent organizational, team building, problem solving, planning, decision-making & interpersonal skills. * Excellent English language skills with secondary language capability desirable. * Proficiency in written and oral communications; PC software; and presentation skills. * Must be willing to travel as needed and work non-normal business hours. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Dana Corporation, Cincinnati , Quality Manager (25717), Executive , Dry Ridge, Ohio

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