Quality Manager

  • ID: 539758
  • Posted: 5/24/2024
  • Location: Brampton, ON
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Our client located in Brampton, is in search of a Quality Manager who will be responsible for providing leadership; instilling a sense of urgency; and driving problems towards resolution to ensure that quality systems, procedures and instructions meet Customer requirements, the Companies objectives, and regulatory compliance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 • Direct 8D problem solving team for all Customer-related quality issues, including tracking,
 reporting, problem solving issues; retain and maintain records as required.
 • Primary contact on all Customer quality concerns; ensuring all quality concerns are
 communicated accordingly.
 • Provide support to all departments for quality system development, corrective and preventative action and problem-solving resolution.
 • Develop relationships with personnel from major OEM's; other QA Managers/Directors/
 • Assist in Supplier selection and certification as required.
 • Assist in the statistical process control improvements with manufacturing and supplier base.
 • Complete all APQP-related activities, and all other Quality Management System   requirements as needed.
 • Ensure that conflict and productivity issues are managed directly, constructively, and
 professionally in all circumstances.
 • Drive year over year continuous quality improvement, supporting our strategic deployment model, BEST Wheel, and PREP process.
 • Identify opportunities, forecast resources to achieve quality improvement targets.
 • Develop an annual Quality business plan and budget.
 • Ensure enforcement of Customer Specific Requirements and compliance.
 • Attend training in order to develop and /or maintain relevant job-related knowledge, techniques, skills and/or certification.
 • Ensure, with the cooperation of other departments, that the factory achieves and
 maintains the highest possible Customer rating for satisfaction and the lowest for PPM.
 • Identify possible improvements related to quality, design, or production processes.
 • Supervise Quality personnel.
 • Report Monthly Quality PREP results to Management Team and Team meetings.
 • Monitor all customer related costs. (i.e. customer complaints, sorting, inspections etc.).
 • Travel to customer sites as required. (i.e. presentations, corrective actions reports etc.) on short notice.
 • Performs other duties as necessary in support of departmental goals.
 • Comply with requirements as outlined in the company handbook and OHSA.
 • Follows and comply with all Operational Procedures and policies as outlined in the Employee
 Handbook, Quality and Environment programs (i.e. IATF, ISO 140)
Job Requirements

• Capable of managing multiple challenging assignments concurrently; moving swiftly and
decisively, but collaboratively and effectively with others.
• Personal commitment to high quality standards. Strong communication skills and an ability     to formulate positive interpersonal relationships.
• Strategic thinker and effective problem solver.
• Perceptive, responsible and accountable.
• Team player.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Bachelor's Degree in a technical field or equivalent required
• ASQC Certified Quality Engineer/Certified Auditor, Certified Quality Manager an asset
• Lean Manufacturing experience required
• Excellent working knowledge of Quality Systems
• Strong leadership, problem solving (including root cause analysis), project management,
presentation, and facilitation skills
• Core Tool Knowledge (APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, FMEA)
• Problem solving Knowledge. (8D, 5Phase, 7Step, Root Cause Analysis etc.)

Acara Solutions is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. We are committed to filling open positions using balanced selection criteria to avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation, or any other status protected or required by law

Acara Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  


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