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Quality Manager (LAN)

About Premier Thermal Solutions

Premier Thermal Solutions, LLC (PTS) is a manufacturing company providing products and services primarily to the automotive, heavy truck, energy and agriculture industries.   PTS’s customers include OEMs, distributors, forgers and foundries.  PTS services its customers through multiple facilities located throughout the Midwestern United States operating 24 hours per day.

Nature and Scope

The Quality Manager is responsible for implementing and controlling all manufacturing quality systems to include employee training, analyzing, controlling and minimizing rejections, handling and following up on customer complaints and specifying processing parameters.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Analyze the rejected work and make proper disposition using the following tools:
    • Chemical analysis
    • Microstructural analysis
    • Heat treating cycle
    • Review of the paperwork of the rejected work
    • Individual employee meetings, if necessary
  • Specify the processing parameters for new jobs using purchase orders, specifications and drawings
  • Prepare initial sample report per customer request
  • Ensure employees are trained in the field of SPC, inspection techniques, record keeping and basic heat treating principles by conducting training sessions and meeting with employees on an individual basis if needed
  • Maintain complete and accurate quality records as prescribed by the Quality Assurance Manual. To include:
    • Instrument Calibration and Gage Control
    • Record of non-conforming material
    • Advanced Quality planning
    • Employee involvement
  • Communicate all process changes to employees, and appropriate supervisors and managers
  • Ensure that employees have proper equipment and procedures to perform their job duties
  • Write standard procedures, control plans, process specification sheets metallurgical reports, etc
  • Detect and analyze trends, if any, by careful review of X bar & R Charts, inspection logs, quality reports, inspection, furnace, reports, etc
  • Assist customers with product quality problems, new product information, prototype assistance and other special requests
  • Respond to customer complaints. Let employees, supervisors, managers and sales know about any complaints or problems
  • Follow up on customer complaints by contacting the customer and evaluate the effectiveness of the corrective actions
  • Ensure that proper quality assurance procedures and techniques are maintained and adhered to throughout the plant
  • Responsible for and completing all required annual safety and environmental training
  • Know, understand, and follow all applicable Federal, State, and Local environmental legal requirements and practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements

  • Requires a degree in Metallurgy or Material Science
  • A minimum of five years of manufacturing experience or equivalent
  • 3-5 Years of Ferritic Nitrocarburizing (FNC)
  • Good knowledge of the automotive industry and systems such as IS09001/IATF16949 and ISO 14001
  • Ability to plan, determine, formulate, establish and manage complete quality assurance systems
  • Must maintain high quality standards, have a pleasant disposition and use tact in dealing with employees and customers
  • Must be able to supervise, communicate, use computer related quality programs and have good writing skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point) and AS400 preferred
  • Must be able to us higher mathematics involving engineering principles

Compensation

  • Base salary plus incentive bonus
  • Eligible for healthcare plan (medical, dental and vision)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Life, STD, LTD, Tuition Reimbursement

Position:

Quality Manager (LAN)

Location:

Lansing, MI