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Quality Zone Leader

Camden, SC, United States  |  Manufacturing (Group)  |  ID: REQ-14076

Description

Job Location

USA, Camden, SC

Job Posting Title

Quality Zone Leader

The Challenge

The Quality Zone Leader will assist with leading quality areas either in Fabrication or Assembly. In this role, you are responsible for creating a highly skilled, engaged workforce and creating a positive work environment. You will work to enhance the quality and quantity work output and reduces the scrap rate while maintaining a safe work environment. This position is responsible for coordinating the team’s day to day activities; assuring customers are given a quality product on schedule, and leading improvement activities. Their involvement in the work process includes supporting associates and supplementing the group’s labor force as needed. The Zone Leader is responsible for process verification, troubleshooting, Audits, Training Quality Techs, and root cause analysis of defects with the assistance of Production and Engineering

What you will Do

Essential results-based duties

  • Monitor daily Quality reports and focus efforts on the problem areas. 
  • Provide feedback to management on resolution of current issues. 
  • Ensure Quality checks/Audits are being performed daily. 
  • Verify operator knowledge and work with operators to help build skills on the line. 
  • Liaison between Production and Quality
  • Support projects to improve processes and address corrective actions. 
  • Quality Equipment Operation
  • Train Quality techs on processes and mentor to ensure they understand how to identify and fix defects
  • Write up scrap daily in Quality areas and communicate high scrap to other zone leaders to be addressed immediately
  • Perform and support machine validations (FIS, Prophecy, Brilliant Factory, Parameters) 
  • Assist in creation of MCPs and MCIs and that these are included in (SOP)
  • Measure parts as needed to confirm that are acceptable 
  • Work with CMM Tech to measures parts for defect resolution
  • Operate in a LEAN manufacturing environment and strive to suggest process improvements
  • The ability to be a good student and maintain a passing grade with Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) and any additional training which may qualify.  Failure to pass required training could and/or would result in immediate disqualification.
  •  Supporting associates and supplementing the group’s labor force as needed  
  • Ensure technical training and training documentation is properly completed and submitted 
  • Adjusting labor to increase efficiency based on customer demand and inventory 
  • Identify quality issues and troubleshoot to resolution with production team 
  • Proper communication in pre-shift and end-of-shift meetings, including accurate documentation

What you need to Succeed

Required Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a Quality related role in Manufacturing
  • Mechanical aptitude – ability to understand basic mechanical concepts and relationships
  • Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Computer literate. 
  • Candidate must possess the interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and lead in a fast-paced manufacturing environment 
  • Positive work ethic and attitude; willingness to learn and meet expectations of the various assignments
  • Dependability; demonstrate and maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • The ability to be a good student and maintain a passing grade (preferably C average or greater) with Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) and any additional training which may qualify.  Failure to pass required training could and/or would result in immediate disqualification.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from an accredited institution
  • Basic Mechanical (120hrs), Welding, Robotics (min 40 hrs.)
  • The ability to be a good student and maintain a passing grade (preferably C average or greater) with Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) and any additional training which may qualify.  Failure to pass required training could and/or would result in immediate disqualification.
  • 1 to 3 years of Quality related roles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise and/or working knowledge of Foam, Weld, or Enamel 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree

Working Conditions:

  • Physical working conditions:
  • Wear safety attire or proper PPE daily
  • Usually work indoors. All areas may not be temperature controlled
  • Physical demands of the position include: Bending, stooping, twisting, lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling Handling and lifting of parts or materials – minimum of 50 lbs.

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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