13 days old

Director, Quality Assurance

Trinity Industries, Inc.
Dallas, TX
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Trinity Rail Maintenance Services is searching for a Director of Quality, in our Dallas, TX headquarters. This position will play a critical role, leading the quality strategy and driving its implementation for TrinityRail Maintenance Services. The Director of Quality, TRMS will oversee all components of our quality culture throughout the organization in close partnership with production, supply chain, engineering, etc.

What you'll be doing:
  • Develop and implement vision and strategy for a transformational total quality management system (QMS) approach for manufacturing plants including systems, processes, technology, programs, people training and communication
  • Evaluate existing organizational and programmatic elements of TrinityRail Maintenance Services quality control, quality assurance and compliance and develop a roadmap to execute the vision and strategy
  • Establish objective evidence and criteria to comply with government regulations, state requirements and regulations and Trinity requirements
  • Ensure compliance with applicable internal and external regulations, standards, policies, and procedures related to the quality and regulatory status and performance of company operations, processes and people
  • Initiates and implements quality improvement activities as appropriate (e.g., Kaizen, Six Sigma) to raise the performance of the companys product lines.
  • Serves as the primary quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, loss reporting and continuous improvement
  • Establish and implement metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement quality) for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound product quality decisions
  • Performs root-cause analysis and other problem solving activities to identify effective corrective actions and process improvements
  • Establish collection and analysis systems of statistical data to predict trends that will affect improvement of product quality
  • Analyzes customers product specifications to establish efficient, cost-effective requirements for ease of manufacture and reproducibility
  • Develops quality planning methods for all product lines
  • Develops process certification standards and assist in process certification
  • Monitors vendor performance and establish criteria and rating system for critical vendors
  • Interacts with customers to identify opportunities to improve quality and establish feedback with manufacturing and development personnel
  • Participates in internal and external quality audits
  • Interfaces with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality control and assure that effective corrective action is implemented


What you'll need:
  • Bachelors degree in Quality, Operations, Manufacturing Engineering or other related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of senior quality assurance experience in systems implementation and management
  • Knowledge of FRA regulations a plus
  • Proven leadership skills with strong business acumen and personal effectiveness/credibility
  • Excellent management skills; able to lead, direct, empower, support and encourage the development of team members
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work autonomously, and motivate the team to ensure timely achievement of objectives.

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