Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, the QMS/EMS Technician is responsible for managing all phases of the Quality and Environmental Management Systems audit program, including the planning, scheduling, preparing, auditing, reporting and follow up to closure to ensure compliance and effectiveness of the programs.
- Manage all phases of the Quality and Environmental Management Systems audit program.
- Assist in co-coordinating third part audits (registrars) and assist in Customer and/or Suppliers second part audits
- Assist in identifying strengths, weaknesses and training requirements of all personnel as related to the effective implementation and operation of these systems.
- Promote and educate all personnel in the understanding key indicator performance measurable and areas requiring improvement.
- Co-ordinate with appropriate personal any related TS/IATF 16949/ISO 14001 training (e.g., Internal Auditor Training, Procedural Training) on a 3 shift basis.
- Conduct training of Basic Gauging and SPC with new employees or as required
- Report on outstanding corrective actions and facilitate problem solving activities as requested.
- Lead/monitor and co-ordinate layered audits and prepare monthly report for PLT.
- Monitor Customer Websites and provide status reports as requested.
- Update and distribute documentation as required.
- Assist when required with documentation activities.
- Solicit input from supervision on training needs and help to identify factors in the work place that can identify a training need.
- Participate in the Certification of Manufacturing Operators.
- Clean, repair, and set up gauges for shop floor (micrometers, Vernier, dial indicators, digital indicators), etc.
- Calibrate company and employee gauges, inspection equipment.
- Maintain computerized system of gauge inventory, calibration dates, calibration history and gauge location, gauge R&R dates and history.
- Arrange for the calibration and repair of all gauging and inspection equipment not maintained internally.
- Order gauges and equipment as required. Work with Quality Engineers to develop Gauge Plan on new programs.
- Maintain inventory of archived/quarantined gauges no longer in current use.
- Assist in the training of employees in the proper use of gauges and inspection equipment.
- Coordinate Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) including Gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility (GR&R) studies.
- Develop and monitor detailed test plans, gauge plans, quality procedures and inspection requirements.
QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS:
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Vast knowledge of the TS/IATF 16949, ISO 14001, Standard Requirements.
- Minimum five years’ experience in a quality or manufacturing environment.
- Grade 12 diploma or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with post-secondary education or courses in quality.
- Auditing background.
- Functional knowledge of SPC, TS/IATF16949 / ISO14001.