Cummins Inc. Quality Systems Specialist in Nashville, Tennessee

Quality Systems Specialist

Description

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Corporate Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Nashville, TN for a Quality Systems Specialist. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

  • Your impactwill happen in these and other ways:

  • Ensure thelocal Business Management System is sustained and remains capable of meetingthe expectations and requirements of the organization. Applies expertise in theapplicable standards (i.e. ISO 9001 / TS 16949, etc.) to drive significantcontinuous improvement for customers and the business.

  • Ensure theorganization has implemented the requirements of the current versions ofBusiness Management System standards (i.e., ISO 9001 and TS 16949, the AIAGCore Tools, etc) in a way that supports the achievement of business measuresand goal tree objectives.

  • Providerecognized expertise in the applicable standards (i.e. ISO 9001, TS 16949, etc)to coach business personnel across the various functional areas.

  • Serve as thekey communication link between the organization and the BU and CorporateQuality leadership.

  • Ensure keybusiness processes are identified and documented at an appropriate level,including those key to management (for example, Management Review, InternalAudits, Corrective/Preventive Action, and Continuous Improvement), to enablereduction of variation within processes.

  • Promoteprocess ownership among leadership, including their descriptions of theinteractions between their processes (i.e. Process Management Control Plans -SIPOCs, turtle diagrams, etc.) as contained in the business management systemmanual.

  • Ensure aneffective management review process is installed in the organization focused oncontinuous improvement relative to specific customer requirements and othergoal tree objectives and measures.

  • Maintain theBusiness Management System (Quality) manual. This manual will include the scopeof the management system, the documented procedures or reference to them, and adescription of the interactions between the processes of the management system.

  • Manage theinternal audit program and resulting process for continuous improvement.

  • Serve as thepoint of contact for and manage 2nd & 3rd Party audit activities &their output, including Business Management System certification as well asmanaging the quality and timeliness of responses to the registrar.

  • Overseedelivery of quality systems related education.

  • Promote theuse of the standard Cummins Quality Management Systems (CQMS), includingserving as a liaison with BU and Corporate Quality for implementation,education and use.

Qualifications

Skills and Experience Required:

Skills

  • Quality Management and Leadership - Understand quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Able to demonstrate use of these approaches. CQE (Certified Quality Engineer), or with 2 years experience in this area.

  • Quality System Development, Implementation and Verification - Communicate quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and lead tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Use of these approaches routinely. Passed ASQ CQM (Certified Quality Manager) exam and/or have 4 years experience in this area.

  • Plan, Control and Assure Product and Process Quality (was Inspection and Audit) - Knowledge of basic quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement.

  • Problem Solving - Understand quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Able to demonstrate use of these approaches. CQE (Certified Quality Engineer), or with 2 years experience in this area.

  • Five Core Tools: Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA), Measurement System Analysis (MSA) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) - Understand quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Able to demonstrate use of these approaches. CQE (Certified Quality Engineer), or with 2 years experience in this area.

  • Six Sigma - Understand quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Able to demonstrate use of these approaches. CQE (Certified Quality Engineer), or with 2 years experience in this area.

  • Project management - Understand quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Able to demonstrate use of these approaches. CQE (Certified Quality Engineer), or with 2 years experience in this area.

  • Basic computer skills including MS Office, Notes, QSI and CQMS - Understand quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Able to demonstrate use of these approaches. CQE (Certified Quality Engineer), or with 2 years experience in this area.

  • Knowledge of the applicable standards for the organization (i.e., ISO/TS, etc.) -Understand quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Able to demonstrate use of these approaches. CQE (Certified Quality Engineer), or with 2 years experience in this area.

  • Internal Auditing - Communicate quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and lead tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Use of these approaches routinely. Passed ASQ CQM (Certified Quality Manager) exam and/or have 4 years experience in this area.

  • Leadership (Pursuade & Influence, Coach & Develop, Championing Change/Creating Global Mindset) -: Understand quality management philosophies (e.g. Deming) and tasks such as understanding customer and business needs, basic goal setting, planning processes and the use of results and customer satisfaction data for improvement. Able to demonstrate use of these approaches. CQE (Certified Quality Engineer), or with 2 years experience in this area.

Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in a Quality role (QE, SQIE, etc.)

  • Lead small teams

  • Solve problems

  • Give presentations

  • Prepare reports and recommendations

  • Work with minimal supervision

  • Work within defined boundaries (procedures and processes)

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience

  • Trained Green Belt or higher preferred

  • Internal Auditor Certification preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job QUALITY

Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Cummins Business Services

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting May 30, 2018, 1:39:47 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000338