Director, Quality Engineering in Moorpark, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 4/10/2018

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    Moorpark, CA
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Job Description

Job Title
Director, Quality Engineering

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Job Summary
Benchmark Moorpark is booming and we're looking for a talented Director of Quality to provide leadership, customer relations and team motivation for all of our quality programs. We're looking for a visionary leader ready to make an impact on our PCB operations. If you ready to take on a highly visible, highly challenging and exciting new position, apply today! US Citizenship or Permanent Residency required. Sorry, No Visa sponsorship is available. Please no agencies or recruiters. Job Summary: Plans, develops and implements a quality program tailored to meet customer requirements and consistent with applicable certifications and standards.

Essential Functions and Competencies

Qualifications / Education / Experience

•Ensure that supplier and customer material and product quality levels are at the highest level of acceptance to support the Company’s reputation and be at anticipated cost levels
•Be the primary customer interface for all Quality discussions and issues in support of the Quality staff
•Be the senior level Quality interface with Corporate, as well as other Divisions, in the development and implementation of improvement initiatives as well as the representation of the Division’s interests and concerns
•Understand customer expectations and supplier capabilities and recommend enhancements to improve yields and product build efficiency through the leadership of the Quality Engineering staff
•Oversee the development and maintenance of an integrated Quality management system, within the Company, with accompanying data collection, reporting and feedback network that is certifiable under the various Company registrations
•Coordinate new process introductions with Manufacturing; Develop quality targets for new processes by reviewing contracts, determining the contractual quality requirements and clarifying interpretations when required; Develop quality indicator measurements early in the program
•Oversee critical product components and coordinate supplier quality requirements with the Supplier Quality Development group
•Disseminate quality requirements to all groups involved in order to ensure that the delivered products meet contractual requirements
•Drive the resolution of corrective actions on in-house and field product quality programs
•Lead process improvement opportunities as an active participant or team player in the improvement process
•Take ownership for in-process Material Review Board; Maintain rigid schedule for MRB meetings and see that MRB location inventories are kept to a minimum
•Develop and maintain the process capability system; Drive the expansion and use of SPC and DOE techniques
•Establish and oversee department budget
•Manage Inspection and Audit resources to match production requirements; Seek continuous improvements in these areas to further reduce the dependency on Inspection
•Support the Quality Process Audit program and institute random audits to ensure that quality targets are being met
•Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge by keeping abreast of new techniques and methods by way of contacts with other industries, current publications, advanced education and memberships in professional societies/organizations
•Maintain an effective employee unit through appropriate employee selection, training and development, motivation and discipline, performance evaluation and wage salary treatment
•Ensure personnel actions are consistent with Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action and other related company policies and practices in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations
•May have responsibility for multiple sites or a Division with 500+ employees
•Perform other related duties as assigned
•All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

•10+ years of experience in Quality Systems/Engineering; black belt preferred
•8+ years in a leadership role in a large division (600+ employees and associated revenue/customer base) or multi-division leadership
•Communicate effectively, both written and verbally
•Ability to effectively mentor employees at all levels
•Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
•Ability to drive solutions to complex planning issues with limited supervision
•Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
•Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills
•Effective interpersonal skills with employees and customers
•Effective negotiation and problem solving skills
•Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company
•Demonstrate teamwork and the ability to operate on diverse project teams with minimal direction
•Solid financial understanding, risk analysis ability, relationship building and project management skills
•Lead or participate in a continuous improvements activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
•Available for travel up to 25-40% of the time, including day, overnight and international travel as required

•4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
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Moorpark, CA, USA

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