Company: Oshkosh Defense
Posted on: September 28, 2018
COMPANY PROFILE At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions. Oshkosh Defense is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them. SUMMARY Responsible for management of the product quality in operation areas. Responsible for effective implementation of the quality system. Work closely with all company departments and processes to ensure continuity in Company quality objectives. Support operations by providing the necessary procedures, practices, and information to assure that quality objectives are met, optimizing company performances and customer satisfaction. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Coordinate all product quality activities at all Pierce facilities to ensure customer expectations are met. 2. Direct and manage the implementation of the quality system. 3. Develop systems to provide consistent testing to meet company objectives and improve customer satisfaction. 4. Coordinate statistical methods used in manufacturing and operation processes. Lead and innovate new concepts in statistical usage. 5. Helps determine the adequacy and accuracy of quality standards. Where standards are not available, coordinate their development. 6. Manages the adequacy of inspection and test equipment, and acts as coordinator for the purchase and justification of complex and/or high cost equipment used for product evaluations. 7. Supervise and promote quality activities in manufacturing and operation functions to assure that Company objectives are met. 8. Assures that new product reviews are performed on all new major products. 9. Coordinates product problem resolution relative to design, specifications, tooling, materials, methods and production operations. Follows up and monitors product and process improvement plans and projects to see that they are adequate and complete. 10. Works with Purchasing on development and execution of Quality Supplier Program. 11. Manage the Warranty Program to ensure quality concerns are addressed and dealer/customer satisfaction is achieved. 12. Manage Quality Supervisors to establish a quality plan, if applicable. 13. Establish a quality plan and facilitate the goals and direction via Pierce's management. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS --- Bachelor's degree in a technical field --- 4-plus years of relevant experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS --- Training and/or experience with Six-Sigma problem solving methodology --- Previous experience with CAD system(s) --- Good understanding of processes and process flows --- Ability to work in a team environment with various skill sets within the organization --- Self-starter able to drive a "sense of urgency" Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application. Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information. Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.
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