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POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

Quality Engineer

 

 
Reports to:  Quality Manager
 

Job Summary

 

This person has full responsibility for ensuring the quality system at the Freeburg, IL site, is maintained consistent with the overarching company Quality Management System. The position is responsible for all customer, production, and supplier quality issues impacting the Freeburg, IL site. This entails coordination with Customer Service, Production, and Purchasing departments and the Quality Manager. The position ensures the site maintains ISO compliance while working with the Quality Manager.   
The Quality Engineer would also work proactively on continuous improvement projects at the Freeburg site in coordination with the Director of Continuous Improvement.
 The Quality Engineer role requires the individual to work a minimum of 40-50 hours per week and additional hours as needed to meet deadlines and effectively address unplanned quality issues, which arise, in a timely manner.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

 

·     Assist in development, implementation, monitoring, and effecting corrective actions of key metrics for your assigned area of performance and ensure ISO 9001 compliance on site
·     Lead, manage and drive corrective actions and continuous improvements within assigned facility of our manufacturing operations and suppliers for that facility.
·     Work effectively with cross functional teams, Siemens Management, and Customers to get positive results and bring closure to quality issues.
·     Lead and implement Lean Manufacturing tools & techniques (workshops, kan-ban, visual management, 5S, total productive maintenance, set-up reduction, etc.)
·     Oversee and conduct quality inspections of incoming raw materials to include assisting with physical measurements, phasescope readings, and raw pcb cross-sectioning.
·     Facilitate resolution any quality related issues at incoming inspection
·     Coordinate with Production to resolve any production quality issues using customer requirements, IPC 610 and IPC 620 standards.
·     Implement and maintain process controls through advanced quality planning techniques (FMEA, key characteristics management, mistake proofing, etc.)
·     Complete Root Cause analysis and implement Corrective Actions using formal problem solving techniques including Lean Six Sigma tools.
·     Complete PPAP, FAIR, First Article and other various customer and internal quality documentation and ensure appropriate storage of such documents for future reference and retrieval.
·     Provide status of ongoing issues, projects and communicate progress through written reports and regular quality meetings assigned or scheduled.
·     Travel to suppliers or other Siemens facility to assist in resolving quality issues or assessment of capabilities as required.
 

Qualifications

 

·     Five (5)+ years experience in a manufacturing Quality Assurance role
·     BS degree in Quality,  Engineering or other related field
·     CQE or other related quality certification
·     ISO Internal Auditor certification desired
·     Six Sigma green-belt Certification (preferably ASQ or equivalent may be considered)
·     Customer and Quality focused with exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, both written and oral.
·     Self-starter with ability to use own initiative to ensure company quality standards are maintain and culture of Continuous Improvement        re-enforced.
·     Ability to manage multiple projects / assignments simultaneously.
·     Skilled at team building and demonstrated experience in effectively working with cross functional teams, within/outside the organization,      including the ability and desire to work with a diverse group of people.
·     Solid understanding of Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical), principles with ability read and interpret drawings including dimensional      and electrical tolerances.
·     Ability to implement and monitor process controls to ensure actual productions is maintained within the specified tolerance limits.
·     Ability to Collect and analyze data statistically to solve problems and proactively make recommendations for improvements
·     Lean Manufacturing and 6S experience
·     Lean Six Sigma experience to include designing and executing Design of Experiments
·     Accomplished in MS Word and Excel, as well as a working knowledge of PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Minitab, and (AutoCAD??).
·     Proven ability to collect the right data, analyze data using statistics, and implement improvements and corrective actions based on data
·     Ability to analyze, challenge, and change process, as needed, to create a more efficient, more positive environment and culture
·     Honesty, integrity, and a strong desire to succeed and establishing high standards for direct reports and peers, including interacting with    others in a respectful and professional manner.
·     Creative problem solving skills
·     Proven ability to recognize opportunities and to improve quality
·     Able to work on very tight timelines while maintaining excellent attention to detail

Physical Requirements

 

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. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
 
Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Time will be split between office and manufacturing environment. 
 
Work Hours

 

It is expected that this person works a minimum of 40-50 hours per week with additional hours as needed for training, meetings, and special projects or to meet deadlines and commitments.

 
Contact Randy Samuelson at rsamuelson@questmc.com
 


 

 POSITION DESCRIPTION

Project Manager/Project Director/Head of Projects/Senior Project Manager

 

Direct Reports: No Direct reports
Job Summary

To provide direct management, supervision, scheduling, coordination, and control over each project assigned. Interface as needed with the customer, Sales, Engineering, Design, Supply Chain, and Operations regarding work in progress, productivity, scheduling and problem identification, resolution and customer service. This role ensures that work is performed in accordance with specifications, completed in a timely manner, that costs are contained within budget and is ultimately responsible for job profitability. This job will maintain high quality performance on the job, excellent working relationship with customers, a high level of coordination and communication with team members ensure completion within time schedules, gross margin budgets and quality requirements.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
 

·         Serve as the primary interface, for project implementation, between Siemens and the customers’ representatives. Constantly maintain high quality              communications, service and response to customer’s needs while maintaining control over project costs and completion schedules.

 ·         The Project Manager has ultimate responsibility for the successful execution of each Project and implementation of the Siemens Project Management process and the coordination of all other functional areas within the company with direct project responsibility.
 
·         Manage total job performance through the effective use of the Project Management Procedure and supporting tools to properly and efficiently perform, control and report on the flow of labor and materials required to meet the company’s productivity, gross margin, customer satisfaction and profit goals on a job by job basis.
 
·         Develop and maintain project schedule with clear milestones to monitor progress of the project.
 
·         Develop and oversee purchasing plan with Supply Chain management to ensure materials are ordered to specification and received in a timely manner.
 
·         Provide timely and accurate feedback to Director of Operationsto ensure that supervision and labor are (or are not) performing in accordance with the requirements of the project and that quality and productivity standards are maintained.
 
·         Ensure that project costs are contained within established budgets and that the gross margin goals are achieved.
 
·         Monitor actual costs against budgets and investigate variances. Insure that labor and equipment is utilized effectively and that completion and installation schedules are met.
 
·         Maintain a high level of communications with the Engineering and Operations Support team members to ensure that all information required to anticipate and resolve performance or gross margin problem situations is communicated accurately and in a timely manner.
 
·         Assure a consistent flow of communications between team members, other employees and management.
 
·         Communicate operating issues, plans, goals and results to the Product Line Manager.
 
 
JOB IMPACT

 The Project Manager’s’ position impacts the day to day operations and the Company's long-term growth and profitability. The Project Manager is integral to the successful execution of theCompany’s revenue and gross margin planning process and the implementation of those plans through productivity management and measurement. This position has a significant and critical impact on productivity, service and product quality, timely response, the ability to maximize revenues and margins as well as the customer's perception of Siemens as a reliable supplier of high quality parts.

 

 JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education -  Extensive training in a technical or management discipline with project and field management, labor scheduling and job control training.

                       
Experience -  Significant experience in the PCB, design or assembly industry with scheduling, labor management, customer service, project management,
                       job planning experience and P&L responsibility preferred
 
Mathematical Skills

  ·   Ability to work with mathematical concepts (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and conversions

  ·   Ability to work with statistical data and apply concepts such as whole numbers and fractions, ratios and proportions and work with measurement                 devices
  ·   Ability to work with and convert units of production and convert those units to dollars and percent of completion based on original estimates, perform            estimates to complete and compute total estimated costs at completion 
  ·   Ability to identify and analyze trends
  ·   Ability to understand technical procurement specifications and proposals and convert those requirements into functional plans for the profitable                    execution of project performance
 
Reasoning Ability

 ·   Ability to handle multiple and changing priorities concurrently

 ·   Ability to work with practical problems and deal with a variety of variables
 ·   Ability to interpret instructions received in written, oral, diagram or schedule form and to communicate those instructions and plans to project                        managers and subcontractors in executable and measurable terms
·   Ability to direct the emphasis and direction of others and groups in an orderly fashion
·   Ability to identify critical issues and implement appropriate solutions
 
Physical Demands

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee sits, stands, uses hands, arms and fingers to perform routine tasks. Normal vision and hearing is required.
 
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Some of the Project Manager’s time is spent in the production area and on customer sites or in warehouses where the noise level can be loud. Working in those conditions entails possible exposure to hazardous chemicals, airborne particles, possible electrical shock, possible gas leaks and working with machinery and heavy equipment with several moving parts.
 
Other Skills and Abilities

 ·         Equipment production and assembly experience with increasing areas of responsibility

·         Management knowledge in the PCB sales and assembly industry, including understanding of all cost centers in an operation including labor scheduling and 
          productivity and incentive programs
·         A commitment to success
·         Significant experience with management planning and scheduling
·         Experience with spreadsheets or other analysis tools
·         Excellent organizational and communication skills
·         Ability to deal tactfully with human issues in both subordinates, peers and particularly customers
·         Ability to create and maintain cooperative team building relationships
·         Demonstrated ability to tactfully handle difficult situations
·         Consistently demonstrate the ability to recognize and respond to changing priorities
·         Ability to identify strengths and weaknesses in others and shift responsibilities to take advantage of those strengths
·         Ability to analyze trends and respond to those trends
·         Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
 
Contact Randy Samuelson at rsamuelson@questmc.com
 

Office 365 Training Specialist – St. Louis Based

This is an exciting new opportunity for someone who loves technology and enjoys helping others learn.  Join our client’s talented team of instructors who are passionate about instructing and work at a company with a positive, supportive culture!

Position Description: Our client is seeking an experienced Office 365 Instructor to deliver courses within their Corporate Training Division.  This full-time position is based out of St. Louis, MO.  Their Corporate students are adult learners in professional classroom environments.   Class deliveries are open-enrollment/public or private dedicated courses for specific clients at their site.  Students may be in-classroom or virtual, thus trainer candidates should be experienced with delivering highly-interactive courses through in-person and web-based platforms. 

 

In this position, the trainer will primarily deliver the following courses:

 

  •  Core Office 365 Navigation (E3 and E5 environments)
  •  Core Office 365 Applications (Online & Desktop) – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, Skype for Business, Teams
  •  SharePoint Online – End User, Power User, Site Owner
  •  Windows 10 End User
  •  Additional Office 365 Applications –Delve, Yammer, Sway, Planner

 

Depending upon the specific experience of the selected candidate, additional courses and topics may be delivered, such as:

 

  •  Professional Development training (Communication, Leadership, Critical Thinking)
  •  Project Management
  •  CompTIA courses

 

Required Expertise:

 

  •  At least 8 years of experience working in a professional corporate environment.      
  •  At least 2 years of experience as a power user, site owner, or administrator of Office 365 and SharePoint Online.  Deep subject matter expertise   must be demonstrated, including in-depth understanding of the administration of user management roles and permissions.
  •  At least 1 year of experience delivering technology training to adult learners in a professional classroom environment.

 

Preferred Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Industry Certifications

 

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Highly professional and polished
  • Excited to consistently learn new skills, tools, and technology, as well as stay current with constantly changing cloud technologies.
  • Adaptive and flexible
  • Ability to outline and develop customized curriculum and supplements
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor and creativity
  • Ability to work and make decisions with minimal supervision
  • Individual contributor and team player
  • Ability to travel for public deliveries from our Kansas City office and client site deliveries on an as-needed basis (approximately 25-35%)

 The Perks & Benefits:

  • Positive, Fun, Team-oriented Culture
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription Drug
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Dedicated prep weeks and work/life balance
  • Company gatherings and social events

 

About the company: 

 

Our client is the largest IT training company in the Midwest for 25+ years, with 29 instructors at 27 classrooms offering hands-on training in small classroom settings along with live, “virtual” online courses and professional training to employees in corporations.

We provide an extensive selection of authorized training from industry leaders like Cisco, CompTIA, IBM, ITIL, Microsoft and VMware. Training is available in specialized areas such as cyber security, project management, system networking, big data/data science, web and mobile development. 

Invest in yourself and apply to become part of a team of premier trainers and have a rewarding career!

Apply in confidence to Sandra Smith, Director of Talent Acquisition & Client Services via email: ssmith@questmc.com                                                                                                          

Or via LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/960132229/?pathWildcard=960132229&trk=job_capjs  

 


  

 POSITION

Account Executive – B2B and B2G

Overview:

This exciting opportunity is for a hunter/farmer to work with some of the most respected enterprises in the country right in your hometown of St. Louis.

Provide your newly developed and existing clients with a consultative approach to IT training at a company that cares about your career. While you help your business customers develop the best plans for their needs and budget, your employer will be investing in your professional growth. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to build your account base and income, and the support you need to do so.

Essential Job Functions:

  • 30% of daily activities will be prospecting and retaining new customers through outbound phone calls, emails and in-person appointments within a 50 miles radius of St. Louis
  • 30-35% of daily activities will include managing an existing B2B account base of approx. 50-60 corporate customers with daily, monthly and quarterly follow up phone calls and onsite appointments
  • 30-35% of daily activities will include developing new business within our current federal account base utilizing our GSA contract through direct phone calls and RFP process
  • Sell to various leadership levels throughout the organization which includes building long-term partnerships with Information Technology, Procurement and Associate Development leaders.
  • Customize training solutions that best meets the customers IT training budget and need
  • Understand and anticipate how key decisions are made, while uncovering new business needs and growing those relationships
  • Develop strong knowledge of leading industry trends, courses and products through ongoing training, literature and regular 1:1 meetings with the Corporate Sales Manager
  • Work the entire sales process once the opportunity is created through completion
  • Train and assist customers throughout the enrollment process

Requirements:

  • 2 years B2B relationship selling and offering solutions IT managers and higher levels
  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Understanding of how enterprise technology works e.g. Cisco, Microsoft, Citrix, Red Hat etc
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce or Microsoft CRM (or other contact management system)
  • Time Management – Manage time effectively when working with high transaction volume
  • Must be able to meet weekly, monthly and yearly quotas
  • Basic computer skills: (Outlook, Excel, Word)

The Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Commission Plan
  • Fun, collaborative culture
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription Drug
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Company gatherings and social events

Apply today to become part of our great team and have a challenging and rewarding career! 

Interested candidates please submit resume to: ssmith@questmc.com 

EOE


 


 

POSITION 

Production Supervisor

 

  

 GBC Metals, LLC doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses.  Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware.  We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have opportunities for Production Supervisor at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.

  Purpose of Role

Supervise and coordinate activities of employees engaged in complex metal manufacturing processes, such as casting, rolling, annealing, and slitting of copper and brass products.  Lead Safety Excellence effort for shift team.  Apply knowledge of products, processes, and production methods to assure the production of quality product.  Strive for continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility.  Drive MOS process to maximize productivity and hold subordinates accountable.  Utilize creativity and positive outlook to accomplish a wide variety of tasks

 Core Accountabilities

 ·     Utilizing MOS process, implement and direct work activities/plans/schedules and assess shift performance for operations and equipment in area of             responsibility.

·         Instruct and coach employees in the proper operating, quality and safety procedures for each position under direct supervision.

·         Establish and enforce performance levels and expectations in areas of safety, quality and productivity.

·         Support and encourage employee involvement in continuous improvement activities including Safety Excellence, Maintenance Excellence/TPM,                  and  Lean Manufacturing.

·         Confirm products conform to specifications and direct setup and adjustments of machines as required to meet product specifications.

 

Position Requirements

 1.    Technical, Manufacturing or Business degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience or equivalent manufacturing supervision experience.  A                        Bachelor's degree is preferred.

2.    Familiar with manufacturing, safety and quality process concepts, practices, and procedures.

3.    Strong communication and leadership skills.

 

Please contact Randy Samuelson at Rsamuelson@questmc.com 

 

 

 

 

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