17 days old

Production Operations Manager

Kelly Engineering Resources
Kokomo, IN 46901
  • Job Code
Production Operations Manager - Quality.

Kelly is seeking a talented Production Operations Manager - Quality. This is a 16-week contract role. The ideal candidate will have experience in implementing advanced quality planning processes as well as demonstrated expertise in investigating complex quality problems and applying sound technical judgment to develop possible solutions. This is a great way to fill your employment gap while waiting to return to your full-time role!

Candidates must be flexible to work all shifts
Pay: Up to $50.00 an hour DOE and Education
Benefits and Holiday pay offered

Job Description

Work involves functioning as the quality support for the manufacturing facility, and as a technical liaison between engineering, manufacturing and suppliers to resolve quality issues.  In addition, the work includes monitoring current production quality metrics, field warranty metrics and providing technical support to ensure products conform to quality standards.  One must apply diversified knowledge of quality engineering principles and practices to produce and/or coordinate the solutions to complex problems. Considerable creativity and initiative are required. Independent judgment is required with some direction from the supervisor.

Key Responsibilities include:

Supports manufacturing by resolving manufacturing and supplier issues
Reviews and communicate design and manufacturing changes
Participates in internal and supplier audits
Ensures products conform to internal and external quality requirements
Handle all supplier containment activities and problem solving
Assure supplier understanding of product and submission requirements to the plant
Lead Fast Response reviews related to required quality metrics for the plant
Provide technical support
Function as liaison between engineering, manufacturing and suppliers to resolve quality issues and to provide technical support
Determine cause of supplier quality problems (w/ SQE assistance) and coordinate/implement effective and timely corrective actions
Maintain required documentation and files
Maintain tool calibrations for the plant, and issue purchase requisitions
Handle all supplier/internal scrap and problem reporting to suppliers
Audit plant floor quality


Key qualifications and experience include:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or quality discipline preferred or must have extensive technical experience/training in manufacturing, quality, or engineering.  Desirable course work would include probability and/or statistics
1-5 years’ Experience in manufacturing, quality, or engineering (in a highly regulated industry)
Experience in implementing advanced quality planning processes preferred
Knowledge of quality assurance systems, requirements, procedures, Red-X, etc.
Experience working in medical device industry is a plus
Experience working with and/or auditing domestic and international suppliers is a plus
Excellent written and oral communication and documentation skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Hands on experience in manufacturing and knowledge to build quality parts
Highly proficient in print reading and interpretation of part measurement
Demonstrated thorough knowledge of probability, statistical quality control and design of experiments
Demonstrated thorough knowledge of manufacturing and assembly plant processes, procedures, facilities and equipment
Demonstrated thorough knowledge of corporate and division quality standards, policies, and procedures
Demonstrated expertise in investigating complex quality problems and applying sound technical judgment to develop possible solutions
Very high level of analytical ability to assess and identify appropriate alternative courses of action for definition and resolution where problems are complex
Ability to prioritize work with only limited direction from supervisor
Strengths should include collaboration, building relationships, and interpersonal skills to effectively lead and motivate others in group situations
Strong computer/technical aptitude


1st - 6:30AM-3:00PM
2nd - 2:30PM-11:00PM
3rd - 10:30PM-7:00AM

Why Kelly®?
As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.]]


Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-06-18

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Production Operations Manager

Kelly Engineering Resources
Kokomo, IN 46901

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast