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Quality Manager

Job Number:  56762
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Structures Tennessee, LLC.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Ethridge, TENNESSEE, US, 38456

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Job Number: 56762
Division: Magna Structures Tennessee LLC.
Job Type: Quality Manager
Location: Lawrenceburg, TN


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

This position is for a new Greenfield Magna facility in Lawrenceburg, TN. Under the direction of the general manager, the quality manager manages the company’s quality department and quality system to ensure only quality products are shipped to customers. 

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for managing salaried engineers, quality technicians, and all quality support personnel. 

Responsible for coordination and preparation of Control Plans, and inspection instructions/check sheets as required.  

Follows and supports Magna Structures Tennessee LLC. and Magna’s operating principles, including: 

Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all associates equally, fairly and with dignity and respect. 

Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open, and friendly communication. 

5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place.” 

Safety First - Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and immediately addressing all safety concerns. Promotes an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard. 

Company quality and environmental policies. 

Core values – Treat all employees equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values.  

Supports efforts to achieve department and plant goals on Employee Opinion Survey. 

Manage/Supervise all personnel and aspects of the Quality Department  

Develop a Quality Assurance/Control program, to comply with all customer requirements. 

Prepare and update Quality system procedures/policies as required. 

Develop/approve gauging for new programs or gage revisions to existing programs. 

Customer and/or supplier liaison for quality problems/concerns. 

Assist with sample submissions. 

Develop/coordinate Customer quality systems within this company. 

Encourage development and implementation of continuous improvement within the company. 

Communicates customer requirements to necessary personnel. 

Serve as “Management Representative” as required by AIAG TS16949. 

Performs other duties as required. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Ability to effectively and appropriately present information and respond to questions from various groups. 

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  

Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret internal procedures, documents and processes, internal and customer requirements, flow diagrams, and business correspondences.  

Ability to develop processes for effective operation.  

Ability to read blueprints. 

Must have good organizational and managerial skills to attend to multiple tasks simultaneously.  

Some of the physical demands of this position include sitting for prolonged periods of time, walking up and down staircases, occasional lifting, and occasional stooping and bending. Ability to be self-directed.  

Proficient in computer skills, mainly Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Visio, and Power Point. 

High school diploma or GED 

Associate or bachelor's degree preferred but not required.  

Must have experience within the automotive industry.  

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K match
  • A great work environment with an amazing team.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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