Lear Corporation Quality Coach in Flint, Michigan

Tracking Code268415Job DescriptionQuality Coach (2nd Shift)NATURE OF WORK: The Quality Coach is responsible for coordinating and supervising the day-to-day activities of the quality control function and Quality Inspectors on the plant floor, communicating and responding to customer concerns and requirements, and assisting the quality manager in all plant quality assurance activities. Incumbents in this classification are responsible for ensuring that products, processes, facilities, and systems conform to quality standards, resolving production quality concerns, and monitoring scrap for Lear Flint.EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED (The following duties are typical for this classification. However, any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties which may be performed.)•Coaches quality employees and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting and testing assembled components, and parts, as vehicles and subassemblies proceed through stages of assembly process.•Reviews quality assurance instructions, assembly specifications, and production schedules to determine method of conducting inspections and tests, sequence of operations, and work assignments.•Directs workers in quality assurance inspection and testing, to assure that establishment and regulatory standards are met.•Reviews reports and confers with quality assurance, production, management, and engineering personnel to solve work-related problems.•Interprets and enforces all quality procedures for plant personnel and trains personnel on quality procedures.•Motivates and develops direct reports to take on more responsibility or perform better on the job.•Troubleshoots problems around quality to come up with solutions that are comprehensive and higher quality in investigation and follow-up.•Implements and coordinates quality processes and systems.•Manages process of quality specific to product or line to maintain consistency, reduce costs, bring about process improvement and maximize equipment capability.•Ensures adherence to and compliance with established company quality policies, practices, SOPs, and federal regulations.•Ensures quality of materials purchased, processed, manufactured and/or distributed by Lear Flint.•Coordinates shift activity with partnering shift Supervisor.•Implements quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of laboratory equipment, and compliance with federal regulations; prepare and maintain applicable records.•Prepares technical reports reflecting volume of work, procedures utilized and test results;•Coordinates the preparation of reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends, and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.•Designs appropriate work schedules for employees and plans daily work assignments in order to maintain an adequate personnel.•Utilizes the concepts of continuous improvement and cost reduction in the execution of the job function.•Develops and implements Quality related documents including control plans, visual aids, and work instructions.•Assists in the development of FMEA's and Process Flows.•Maintains professional relationships and perceptions of Lear at customer assembly plants•Provides knowledge and expertise of customer process to Lear personnel•Provides knowledge and expertise of Lear manufacturing process to customer•Supports pre-production, launch and production, as required, at customer assembly plants.•Conducts initial investigation for all concerns reported a