• Quality Manager- Plastics

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/10/2018 2:25 PM)
    # of Openings
    Flex-N-Gate Detroit, LLC
  • Overview

    Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

    Scope of the Position

    The Quality Manager manages the Quality Department on the Plastics side, manufacturing Class A Interior Trim Doors in our Greenfield facility in Detroit. Drive continuous improvement activities and teams. Support and promote plant wide quality improvement efforts. Lead Corrective Action Plan development, implementation and follow-up as quality problems occur.


    • Supervising 2 QE's and 1 Quality Supervisor
    • Launch Program from the floor
    • Train and establish work instructions and term requirements
    • Lead Control Plans, 8D's, quality alerts, and capability studies
    • Evaluate and develop improved techniques for control of quality and reliability.
    • Work with Process Engineering on process and engineering changes.
    • Cultivate and expand positive employee morale.
    • Develop and maintain record-keeping systems and procedures.
    • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with all levels of personnel.
    • Design and implement systems necessary to collect, to maintain and analyze data.
    • Identify problems, basic and complex, review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
    • Ensure production is producing quality product to specifications.
    • Provide support on-site to customer/suppliers as needed.
    • Document all activities as required.


    • Launch Experience of large Plastic components in an Automotive setting
    • Greenbelt Certified
    • Extensive Plastics Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree in quality engineering or related technology or equivalent experience.
    • Minimum of 8 years experience in a manufacturing facility that offered the opportunity to gain a well rounded background in quality.
    • Six Sigma certification preferred.
    • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • Customer needs, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture, assembly and distribution of goods
    • Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
    • Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
    • Develop, plan and implement short and long term goals
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
    • Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office and the use of statistical software.
    • Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
    • Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail.


    • Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.
    • Strong analytical ability
    • Supervisory and interpersonal skills are required
    • Troubleshooting ability is required
    • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
    • Demonstrated good internal customer service skills
    • Good presentation skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Detail oriented
    • Good computer skills


    • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
    • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
    • Paid holidays and vacation time

    What do our employees have to say?
    “It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
    “Lots of growth opportunity.”
    “The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
    Not just a job—a great place to work!

    Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.


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