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Quality Assurance Manager

Reference PE002445/CV
Location Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth
Salary Interval Monthly
Package None-negotiable
Description Our client in the automotive component manufacturing sector is seeking to employ a vastly experienced Quality Assurance Manager to their team, based in Port Elizabeth.

10 years plus experience gained as a QA Manager position or as a QA Engineer in a manufacturing environment secures.

An exciting career opportunity awaits you!

  • Tertiary qualification in the engineering & quality fields.
  • A background in Quality Engineering and associated responsibilities is essential.
  • At least 10 years in the automotive engineering / manufacturing environment.
  • Well versed with GD&T principles that goes with most component drawings.
  • VDA6.3 internal auditor certification.
  • Press shop and welding experience is mandatory.
  • Proven analytical skills is essential.
Candidates meeting the above requirements and ticking ALL of the following boxes are invited to apply:
  • School Gr 12 Maths & Science.
  • Tertiary qualifications listed:  Internal Auditing Encona, City & Guilds NMU, FMEA and Control Plans, 8D Problem Solving, MSA and PPAP, SPC
  • Working knowledge of QMS system standard IATF 16949 & ISO 9001.  
  • Key role player during Certification Body audits (IATF 16949, ISO 9001)
  • Overall responsibility to maintain IATF 16949 requirements
  • System/process auditor qualification
  • Encona VDA6 auditor
  • Conducting manufacturing process and system audits.
  • At least 10 years’ relevant QA experience in the automotive industry.     
  • Conversant with the PPAP and APQP processes, including creating related documentation (FMEA, Control Plan, flow charts etc.)     
  • Experience with automotive ePPAP and loading customer portals. (e.g. Tenneco, Faurecia, Eberspaecher)
  • Proven ability of handling full PPAP cycle.
  • Direct involvement with manufacturing process investigations (8D reports)
  • Working knowledge of welding processes - projection, robot CO2.
  • Sound knowledge of statistical principles such as capability studies, SPC, MSA, etc. 
  • Understanding theory of Cp, Cpk and formulae, calculations and meaning
  • Understand the calculation of Standard deviation and it's role in capability analysis.
  • Proven analytical ability and well versed with 8D report analysis.
  • Working knowledge of OEM customer specific requirements (GM/Ford/MB/Tenneco, VDA).
  • Fluent with Excel charting and using it for analysis highly frequently.
  • Compilation of compact process/works/gauge instructions.     
  • Conversant with Mechanical Drawings and geometrical tolerancing principles
  • Interpretation of CMM reports. Co-ordinated Measuring Machine
  • Product safety certification. 
  • Fluent in English written and verbal communication.              
  • Planning of own activities. (Time management) 
  • Aptitude to grasp and implement new software applications e.g. eMaintenance, eAudit.
  • MSA Measurement System Analysis (R&R, Attribute).
Kindly be advised that should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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