Panasonic Manager, Quality Assurance & Mechanical Inspection in Wilmington, Massachusetts
Panasonic – Manager, Quality Assurance & Mechanical Inspection
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Are you a Senior Mechanical Engineer with QA and mechanical inspection experience? Do you have knowledge of CMM programming? Have you managed others? If so, we’re interested in you! Develop and implement a company-wide QA program for a patented laser product that touches upon several industries including the fast growing electric vehicle industry! Collaborate with skilled colleagues in an innovative R&D environment where you can put your engineering skills to use!
What You’ll Get to Do:
Assists in the development and implementation of the Quality Assurance program company-wide. Responsible for implementing, maintaining and auditing quality model/standards, linking results regarding all incoming materials from vendors, all assemblies and products sold. Responsible for implementing solutions through continuous improvement. Attends and participates in Management Meetings involved in providing direction and vision for the company. Supervises mechanical inspection. Creates balloon drawings using Solidworks Inspector and Co-ordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) using Hexagon PC-DMIS software.
Create, communicate, audit and maintain the Panasonic Quality Management System at Teradiode
Ensure engineering is supported by creation of inspection balloon drawings using Solidworks Inspector and creation of CMM (Co-ordinate measuring machine) programs using Hexagon’s PC-DMIS for new parts
Ensure compliance to Panasonic Quality Systems for all standard operating procedures (SOPs) that cover mechanical incoming inspection, Non-conforming material report (NCMR) process, inventory movement, new vendor qualification, acceptable quality level (AQL) sampling plan
Manage NCMR process for all non-conforming material
Manage interaction with vendor to improve quality and vendor capability
Coordinate cross calibration between Teradidoe and Panasonic teams for test and measurement equipment for mechanical parts, optics, diodes, blades, engines
Manage the quality control mechanical inspection team
What You’ll Bring:
Education & Experience:
BS in Engineering or Physics, Mechanical Engineering preferred
5 years of experience in quality assurance and photonics industry preferred
Knowledge of CMM software, such as SolidWorks, Zeiss Calypso or similar mechanical engineering/3D software
Optical or Mechanical background required
Solid understanding of quality control best practices
Management experience preferred
Demonstrated mechanical optical background
Strength and background in Statistical process control
Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate
Must be able to communicate difficult concepts to many audiences with varying technical understanding
Must be able to present to management, vendors and others
Must be able to communicate company quality expectations effectively with vendors and internal constituent.
Must be able to motivate others
Must be able to see to interpret testing data
Will be required to work in a Cleanroom environment
Able to work on devices using microscope, hand tools, automated tools and machinery
Must be able to wear PPE and protective Eye Wear
Able to lift 35 pounds
Must be able to use hands, fingers to manipulate small hand tools and large testing equipment
Must be able to walk, stand, bend, step over, climb under, reach
Must be able to hear in order to understand what others are communicating
Note : this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee(s) for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
What We Offer:
Competitive compensation package
Paid Parental Care Leave
Employee Referral Program
Flexible Work Program
Volunteer time Off
Casual Dress Code
Total Well Being Program
Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.