Provide a brief description as to the primary purpose of this job (no more than three to five sentences):
Work cooperatively in a team environment to support development of robust manufacturing processes and quality systems to support the company’s growth in the industrial and aerospace investment casting markets.

Gather, interpret, and audit data to determine acceptance of product to customer specifications (internal and external).

Identify/define problems; perform root cause analysis, and support solution implementation to address problems that affect yield, rework, and overall quality of the product using a standardized approach (PDCA, Six Sigma, …)

Take a leadership role in resolving cross-functional problems.


List essential job functions that comprise the job; describe in terms of actions (verbs) and desired outcomes in order of most important first:
  • Develop, maintain, and advance CPP quality systems, procedures, and practices.
  • Develop and document quality work procedures and processes.
  • Review contracts for adherence with CPP standards and practices.
  • Interact with CPP NDT level III personnel to ensure product compliance.
  • Oversees conformance and quality enforcement of casting manufacturing process. 
  • Routinely audit production lots for adherence to established techniques and to ensure the repeatability of the results.
  • Manage resolution of non-conforming material/processes.
  • Support the identification of process yield issues using various data analysis techniques (statistical, mathematical, DOE, 6 Sigma, etc.) to uncover variables in the process that are not maintained in a controlled fashion.
  • Communicate with customers to resolve/address quality system concerns/inquires.
  • Participate during customer/external audits including preparation, guidance and closure.
  • Drive closure of preventative/corrective actions, customer returns/inquires.
  • Actively participates in Continuous improvement of process/product such that castings meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Coordinate with engineering team the applicable qualification documentation and data submittal packages.
  • Review quality shipment documentation including certificates of conformance and other quality audit checklists.
  • Supervise and verify the accuracy of  gage R&R studies, process capability, SPC, correlation and other data related statistical activities.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure organization objectives are achieved.
  • Use problem solving tools and techniques to increase profitability.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere with respect and communication in a professional manner.


List key dimensions (measurements for success) for this position:
  • Timely corrective action within 4 (four) weeks of initiation of the corrective action request.
  • Complete audit preparation.
  • Timely internal audits.
  • Complete internal audits.
  • Contribution to the improvement process.


List key relationships (to whom and the nature of the relationship) and leadership given/received and to/from whom associated with this position:
  • Q& ES Manager
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Operators
  • Customers
  • Third-party auditors
  • Vendors


List the minimum requirements to be considered for this position:
  • Education: BS in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or 5-10 years of applicable experience.
  • Experience: Quality systems, and/or formal training in Quality tools.
  • Certifications/Licenses: CQA or CQ Engineer preferred.
  • Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Basic engineering skills. Knowledge and application of statistics. Knowledge of computer applications. Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs.  Quality system and problem solving skills. Able to interpret customer drawings, specifications, reports and basic working knowledge of GD&T.  Good written communication skills. Good verbal communications with all levels of CPP management and manufacturing. Familiar with FMEA, Control Plan and PPAP documentation


List working conditions for this position:
  • Working Environment:   Office Environment with frequent activity in the factory.
  • Physical Demands:    Sitting/Standing for extended periods of time, able to lift up to 20lbs, extended periods of time using a computer screen.
  • Travel Requirements: Occasional travel.
  • Required PPE:     Check for required PPE in areas you may be working in
  • Safety Glasses:    Needed in all areas of the plant.
  • Steel toe shoes:  Needed in all areas of the plant.

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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