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Quality Engineering Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Company: Generac Power Systems
Location: Jefferson
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

At Generac, Our People help make the world safer, brighter and more productive.--United by our Values, people with diverse backgrounds and points of view work together to ensure our global customers have peace of mind.------We are a team of builders and doers who share a passion for innovation and a desire to outpace others.--As an inclusive workplace, we empower our employees to embrace diversity in all forms, celebrate our differences, and treat everyone with equity and respect.--At Generac, our success is powered by Our People.
Generac has not only seen success as a company but we have compassion for communities where we live and work. We are the #1 company in storm response, throughout the company's history, we have remained passionate about helping those in need, both in our day-to-day roles and in our efforts to give back. This commitment is our responsibility, pride and passion
The Quality Supervisor will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing facility wide quality assurance programs designed to ensure continuous improvement in production of products and conformance to all established standards in a high product mix environment. Drive capable, predictable, repeatable (CPR) processes throughout the product assembly process.--Success in this role is defined by optimizing graphical operations sheets, quality assurance, CPR processes and training/development with attention to the key growth efficiencies - synergies, scale and scope
Schedule: Tuesday-Friday 3pm-1am with Monday as OT
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct root cause investigations addressing internal failures and customer complaints; facilitates corrective actions.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of assigned quality employees.
  • Execute a multi-year quality improvement plan to climb the value chain from Quality Control to Quality Assurance to Excellence.
  • Set quality expectations of the organization to satisfy the requirements of our customers.
  • Oversee deployment of standard Generac quality tools (Generac Quality Management System), methodologies, standards, practices and processes.
  • Other Duties as assigned and the following:
  • Direct policy and procedure for inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, and products.
  • Present quality metrics and analysis regularly to senior management team and external customers.
  • Facilitate communication and interaction between team members and other areas resolving differences and/or conflict situations effectively.
  • Define resource needs and work within budget and staffing parameters to accomplish objectives.
  • Support changes in procedures, process, technology, responsibility and assignments.
  • Coach and develop staff. Set clear expectations to inspire and motivate the team. Manage performance-- recognizing achievement, providing feedback and administering progressive discipline
  • Act as SAP Super User within functional area as assigned.
  • Promote a CI environment by providing leadership and direction to the team.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
    • 2 years of quality experience in an operational environment
    • 2 years of experience leading teams, developing people or organizing tasks.
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP system (Oracle, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics) and Microsoft Office.
      • Formal leadership or team development training.
      • Experience in Lean or Demand Flow principles.
      • Certified Manager of Quality, Certified Quality Engineer, and/or Six Sigma.
        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
        • Relationship Building and Earning Trust - Consistently follows through on team commitments, communicates, and demonstrates accountability. Builds trust and sets the example for the team by being inclusive and fair.
        • Accountability - Remains outcome-focused, holding the team accountable while removing barriers to success. Plays to win by defining team objectives/scope and clear milestones. Keeps leadership apprised of progress and brings options/solutions for issues when elevated.
        • Ask, Listen, and Follow Up - Actively listens, questions to help others understand, shows care/concern, and closes loop. Drives action and alignment using coaching techniques, reinforces team's progress/development.
        • Inspire, Motivate and Recognize - Teaches others new tasks and is self-aware of strengths/developmental opportunities. Celebrates individual successes.
        • Conflict Management and Resolution - Influences employees to collaborate and achieve goals as a group. Asks questions, remains unbiased and encourages unconventional suggestions. Diffuses conflict as it arises rather than avoiding it and focuses on solving the problem.
        • Identify, Engage and Retain - Creates an open and honest work environment, providing others an opportunity to develop and grow.
        • Change Agent - Consistently optimistic about the ability to change in order to improve a product/service. Uses the voice of customer (VOC) to validate ideas. Works well autonomously and in a team, leads change by promoting the value of transformation.
          Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.--The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls; and talk and hear.--The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.--The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.--Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working in the typical conditions of a manufacturing environment including seasonal variation in temperatures and occasional exposure to manufacturing fumes or by-products. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.----
          To formally apply to this position click here: You will not be considered an applicant until you complete online application.--
          "We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Keywords: Generac Power Systems, Madison , Quality Engineering Supervisor - 2nd Shift, Engineering , Jefferson, Wisconsin

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