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Quality Supervisor

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Quality Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Kearney NE facility. Relocation assistance will be provided for this role.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Quality Supervisor is to: Deploy the Strategic Quality Plan in conjunction with the Plant Quality Manager and provide overall quality leadership to the organization. Be tenacious in driving the continuous improvement efforts throughout the operation in support of Total Quality Leadership, the Eaton Quality System and the Eaton Business System.  Provide support in Total Quality Leadership to customers, suppliers, partners and the support service functions of the organization.  This position also manages the Quality Assurance strategy of the organization to facilitate continuous production of products consistent with established industry standards, government regulations and customer requirements.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

  • Be a driving force in ensuring a strong and committed culture of quality throughout the organization.
  • Develop and implement a Quality organizational structure (utilizing the OCA) capable of supporting the strategic initiatives of the region and lead the efforts to integrate quality needs into the development of short and long range strategic business plans for the operation.
  • Provide Quality interface and expertise between the operation and its customers to proactively identify or anticipate their needs and expectations and ensure they are understood and satisfied. This includes the complaint management system and the corrective / preventive action process related to customer issues – with feedback to the region – and the coordination of customer visits and audits.
  • Partner with the Supply Chain Management organization relative to the Supplier Quality Assurance activities of the operation as well as provide Quality interface, expertise and support to the organization’s suppliers and partners. This includes the feedback of supplier performance to suppliers and the division.
  • Provide expertise in Quality Assurance and process improvement tools and methods to support the continuous improvement activities to insure compliance with the policies of the Eaton Quality System and TS 16949.
  • Participate as an equal member of the leadership team, all of whom are responsible for the advancement of the quality goals and objectives of the organization to insure the quality and effectiveness of the product and processes utilized in the plant. The end goal is complete customer satisfaction with product quality, delivery and responsiveness to issues with the objective of being proactive and preemptive.
  • Support the initiatives of the operation in the development, implementation and improvement of the appropriate Quality Management Systems/ Eaton Quality Systems and OpA throughout the organization, with all the documentation required. This includes providing advanced quality planning support in the development and launch of new products, processes and services.
  • Support the internal Quality System Audit program for the organization and lead the corrective action system in HB in conjunction with the management review process.
  • Gather and analyze key organizational quality metrics related to the Balanced Scorecard (Customer complaints/CONC/ CTQ) and perform periodical reviews to evaluate trends and results and establish action plans to provide the necessary improvement at an operational level.
  • Develop and analyze statistical data and product / process specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability requirements for the finished product.
  • Manage the performance and provide career development opportunities to direct reports through the utilization of the OCA and Talent Hub. This includes on- going coaching and feedback to ensure organizational goals are met.
  • Identify, design and/or implement quality assurance training programs for key personnel in conjunction with the Eaton Quality System to satisfy the needs of the organization.
  • Participates on the Material Review Board as well as authority for Special Process MRR.
  • Is a customer representative

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.



Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ combined experience in a quality, manufacturing and/or engineering role within a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience managing people and/or project teams
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship both now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in managing a quality function and building organizational capability in that function
  • Prefer Six Sigma Blackbelt or Greenbelt certification.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Manager (CQM), ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)and/or ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
  • Advanced technical knowledge in product design functions, manufacturing processes, inspection, metrology, metallurgy, statistical methods, and quality auditing.
  • Master’s degree in engineering, industrial management, quality, or business from an accredited institution as a plus.

Position Success Criteria:

  • A demonstrated knowledge of quality assurance and continuous improvement methods, approaches and tools, including strategic planning and project management.
  • Proven track record of leading and managing quality initiatives that have resulted in improved productivity and reducing cost of non-conformance in a manufacturing setting.
  • Expertise with Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Project Management, Organizational change management, Quality Management System standards (i.e. ISO/TS 16949:2002, etc.)
  • Interpersonal communication skills and leadership development ability

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Bellevue , Quality Supervisor, Other , Bellevue, Nebraska

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