Product Quality Leader in Kent, WA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Support Carlisle Interconnect Technologies Quality Department in developing the technical hands on skills and knowledge of its staff, through an approach that is in the production work environment to improve internal and external quality of product. As Product Quality Leader the focus would be to do deep dives into specific product lines over defined durations to improve operator skills thus impacting Quality DPPM, Delivery OTD and Cost Efficiency and Scrap.

Teach knowledge in theory/practice of concepts, facts and practices via hands on floor support. Provide the experience for understanding this knowledge by transforming it into real time application(s). This position is a collaborative effort supported by the following departments: Quality, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Product Engineering, Training and COS to execute the following:

• Completion of training needs analysis through assessment, observation and oral questioning.
• Creation of quality improvement plans to support product quality improvement and reduction in DPPM.
• Collaborate with Techinical Training to design new training materials and courses to meet the needs of the company and add them to the existing overall training department's portfolio.
• Provide advice, guidance and support to manufacturing and engineering management in regards to assurance/compliance to industry workmanship standards and product quality.
• Enhancement of current working practices through a hands on approach with the operational and support departments.
• Able to evaluate and determine competency of skill and knowledge of those trained and create plans to bridge identified gaps and execute those plans.
• Support cross-training to promote the team's readiness to support training needs on any shift.
• Regular and predictable on-site attendance

•Other duties as required in support of the department and the company•


• • This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

• Three years leadership and project management experience preferred.
• Certified IPC Trainer. Must hold or have held one or more IPC/WHMA-A-620, IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, etc.
• Engineering Degree and/or 5-10 years experience in our industry.
• Must have extensive knowledge of wire harness, connectors, PCB, box build processes and process equipment.
• Capable of creating training materials and aids (graphics, layout and media creation).
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Graphic design software as in Corel, Adobe Photoshop, etc.
• Must be self confident, have a desire to learn and able to listen. Have a sense of humor, communication and theatrical skills. Be flexible, patient and capable of standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
• Able and willing to travel by air and auto throughout the USA.
• Manual dexterity used with repetitive finger motion.
• Must have English speaking and leadership skills.

Must maintain industry certifications as applicable to position and value stream that is supported. Including but not limited to; IPC-WHMA-A-620, IPC-JSTD-001, IPC-610, IPC-600 and NASA 8739


• • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

• • Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
• • Occasional sitting
• • Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions, and required usage of both hands as needed
• • Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds
• • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
• • Hearing and speaking
• • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies


• Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

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