Quality Specialist
 Hebron, KY

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United States

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Fives Machining Systems Inc. - Hebron

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America/Caribbean, USA, Kentucky, Hebron, KY

City and Zip code

Hebron, KY 41048

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Quality Specialist

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Permanent position

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The Quality Specialist position has the oversight of the quality system, including overall effectiveness, efficiency, compliance, and continuous improvement. The high-level objective of the Quality Specialist is to foster continuous improvement in process & product quality through upgraded methods, tools and data analysis.

Scope and Responsibilities:

Essential duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Proactively attains a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.
  • Internal Development
  • Provide assistance to various teams such as Product Teams (PT), Customer Satisfaction Teams(CST), Continuous Improvement Teams(CIT) and others in the resolution of quality issues and in process improvements.
  • Provide on-going quality system support, specifically performing internal quality audits, ensuring implementation of root cause corrective actions, evaluation of process capabilities, data mining to allow the focus on the right issues.
  • Lead or participates in activities with emphasis on performance metrics and financial results.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, and making recommendations.
  • Non-conforming Material (NCM)
  • Process non-conforming material and ensure adequacy of deviation description.
  • Assist in the investigation of cause and in the corrective action process.
  • Coordinate corrective action requirements and facilitates resolutions to supplier quality issues.
  • Work with suppliers and buyers to prevent liabilities and reduce warranty costs.
  • Provide effective reports and data mining capabilities to drive continuous improvement in the non-conforming material (NCM) system.
  • Develop and manage the Division's quality system
  • Manage the oversight of the quality system, including overall effectiveness, efficiency, compliance, and continuous improvement.
  • Establish quality performance metrics for monitoring trends.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of quality system audits and the corrective action system.
  • Report on the quality system effectiveness at management review meetings.
  • Educate and promotes understanding of the quality system.
  • Manage all aspects of the product audit function, including coordinate measuring machines.
  • Oversee all gages and measuring equipment, including gage recall.
  • Review and approves changes to the quality policy, quality manual, operating procedures and work instructions.
  • Ensure document control of quality system documents.
  • Develop and maintains a quality record index for the quality function.
  • Develop, evaluate and maintain quality policies, procedures and records
  • Coordinate the scheduling of regular management review meetings.
  • Coordinate the scheduling of planned internal/external quality audits, making audit team assignments.
  • Ensure that quality system audits provide coverage for all elements of the ISO 9000 standard.

Ensure training for internal auditors and maintains a listing of qualified auditors.

Education and Experiences


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or four to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer the degree be in a Quality related field or ASQ certification.


  • Four to seven years' experience in a manufacturing environment.


  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Blueprint reading
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Knowledgeable of ISO 9000 Quality System
  • Knowledgeable in Root Cause Analysis

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