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Plant Quality Manager

Adler Pelzer Group

Location: Salem, Virginia
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: July 8, 2024
Full-Time Salem, Virginia Job Details Description STS Group is a globally leading supplier of components and systems for the commercial vehicle and automotive industries headquartered in France. The Adler Pelzer Group, a global Tier 1 supplier recently acquired STS group to expand its target market. STS is pioneering operations of Class A surface components for the heavy trucks in the USA. We are seeking a motivated and committed Quality Manager to help launch a manufacturing facility in Salem, Virginia. The Quality Manager ensures quality standards are met during the manufacturing process.  The following are the major duties and responsibilities of the Quality Manager: Oversees implementation & maintenance of the Business Management System (BMS). Acts as Customer and Supplier liaison for plant quality activities and concerns.  Maintains Quality documentation, mainly pertaining to PPAP (including but not limited to Control Plans, FMEAS, PPAP, Process Flows, 8D, IMDS, GR&R, AAR, PSW, etc.) Serves as the Corporate IATF Management Representative, reporting on the status of the Business Management System to Corporate through Business Review Meetings.  Ensures investigation of, root cause determination, corrective action implementation and response to customer complaints in a timely manner.  Adheres to applicable IATF 16949/CCC requirements. Reviews quality assurance instructions, assembly specifications, and production schedules to determine method of conducting inspections and tests, sequence of operations and work assignments.  Performs all necessary supervisory functions to effectively and efficiently manage personnel assigned.  Note: This section is not inclusive. Other duties are assigned as necessary to support team goals.  Please refer to the required list of skills and experience below. Education can be substituted with equivalent experience. Licenses & Certifications are preferred but not required.  Benefits for the Plant Quality Manager: Competitive pay and benefits package. The range for the position is $90,000 to $110,000. Specific salary is commensurate with relevant experience and factors such as education, certifications and licenses, skills, and training. Opportunity to be part of building a strong team and growing one's career. Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance options from day one.  Generous and flexible paid time off  401(K) match, fully vested Company provided life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, employee assistance program Tuition reimbursement and professional development, employee discounts and more. To learn more about our Company and our rich history, visit our website at  We are an equal opportunity employer: APG participates in the E-Verify Program.  Qualifications Skills Required Prioritization: Advanced Problem Solving Skills: Advanced Process improvement: Advanced Team building / mgmt: Advanced Leadership Skills: Advanced Organizational skills: Advanced Documentation skills: Advanced Coaching: Advanced Auditing: Intermediate Behaviors Required Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations Required Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Licenses & Certifications Preferred Cert Internal Auditor Qy CQE Cert Qty Eng or eq Experience Required 5-10 years: Quality experience within the automotive industry. 5-10 years: Overseeing and maintaining plant's document control system. 5-10 years: IATF 16949 audits and certification requirements. 5-10 years: Launching new business using APQP procedures. 5-10 years: Quality documentation such as PPAP and APQP.