Join the team accountable for upholding our legacy of high quality and high-performance boats by driving quality improvements within products and processes at a holistic level.
Ideal candidates aspire to apply quality strategies established from academics and experience. Develop innovative future state quality processes and controls resulting in superior internal and external customer satisfaction/experience.
Primary Responsibilities :
Analyze processes to identify improvement opportunities of suppliers and their parts
Drive process/quality improvements using formal methodologies
Apply Lean Mfg principles and Six Sigma tools to production processes
Sustain product and process controls current state and future
Support new part and product approval processes using advanced quality planning
Perform root cause analysis and corrective action to resolve operation critical problems
Develop data collection and reporting methods leading to improved process capability, efficiencies, performance, and controls
Lead Six Sigma teams to drive process quality and/or productivity improvements
Participate in or lead PFMEA resulting in reduced risks and improved control methods
Analyze product warranty data to improve internal processes, design, and supplier product
Work in cross-functional teams with ability to successfully assign and complete tasks
Identify and communicate issues and non-conformance trends in manufacturing or design
Coach and mentor others in the use of quality tools and systems
Identify critical to quality and safety part and process characteristics
All other duties as assigned.
Hands on at a shop floor level, working with individuals of the process to determine the “what it is” and “what it should be”
Understanding the need to achieve milestones and elevate when deadlines are at risk; results orientated both quantifiable and quantitative
Distinguishing common cause from special cause to tailor problem-solving methods
Developing a pull Vs. push approach for quality within an organization
Project leadership experience with indirect reports as team member
Developing a strong working relationships with stakeholders
APQP including PPAP, QFD, FMEA, and control planning
Value stream mapping, development of future state processes
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Demonstrate experience performing mathematical and basic statistical calculations and analysis including graphical reporting
Ability to manage medium to large scale projects
Experience developing process procedures and work instructions
Demonstrate knowledge in project management using associated tools
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to interpret a variety of technical matter in mathematical or diagram form
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, the ability to effectively communicate cross-functionally
Understanding of customers’ quality/reliability requirements and product expectations
Experience with gel coat, fiberglass, and assembly desired
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Solid understanding and use of computer basics, and experience with Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Ability to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to work flexible schedules (extended hours, weekends, holidays, etc.) if needed.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and protected veteran status.
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related work experience in a relevant field
Formal Six Sigma Training; ASQ certifications desired: CQE, CSSBB
Relevant industry experience along with certifications may be considered in place of degree
3 years SPC & process data collection implementation and administration
3 years Marine, Automotive or comparable regulated industry experience desired
Must be well versed in quality methodologies with a practical approach to application
Product compliance/liability training and leadership experience
Prior marine experience and/or personal knowledge of boat operation and systems desirable
Brunswick is defining, creating, and innovating the future of recreational boating. With advanced design, technology and innovation, we will redefine recreational boating and advance our leadership position in the marine industry.