Kappa Search | Employment Agencies | Quality Assurance Manager QA

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and operations recruitment and placement. One of our clients is currently recruiting for a QA Manager as specified below.

1. Quality and technical guidance

• Manages department.
• Ensures delivery against QA department goals and objectives, i.e. Meeting commitments and coordinating overall quality assurance schedule.
• Provides necessary definition, development and deployment of product quality assurance strategy, addressing all phases of product development.
• Directly supervises quality assurance technicians.

CMM Operation

Blue print knowledge

2. Production support

• Troubleshooting and root cause analysis

3. Documentation management

• Establish and maintain policy for documentation of all products.
• Reviews documentation before is sent out to external customers i.e. PPAPs.

4. Process management

• Implements ongoing quality improvement processes working with interdepartmental teams.

Statistical Process Control/Management

5. Quality management

• Anticipates program release problems and takes corrective action, escalating as needed, to resolve and achieve commitments.
• Assures the viability, functionality and effectiveness of essential tools i.e. calibration.

ISO 9001 management control.



           3+ years in metal die casting environment

-          Experience in ISO 9000 environment

-          Experience in high mix/high volume manufacturing setting

-          Fluent communication of Spanish

-          Bachelor’s degree preferred

-          SPC, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing experience