Careers

Quality Control Manager

Farmington Hills, MI

Summary/Objective

The Quality Control Manger is responsible for establishing an effective corporate Quality Management System (QMS) that promotes continuous improvement and customer satisfaction. This position uses knowledge of regulatory requirements to assess, document, and make recommendations for the quality of manufactured and distributed products. The Quality Manager collaborates closely with sales, customer service, Inspection personnel, and suppliers.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Develop, implement, document, manage, and integrate a Quality Management System for all distribution and manufacturing locations.
  2. Educate and train employees as to their impact in the quality management system.
  3. Serve as the primary quality control resource for problem identification, resolution and continuous improvement.
  4. Design, implement, and document procedures for process control, process improvement, testing, and inspection.
  5. Establish and implement metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement criteria) for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound process / product quality decisions.
  6. Perform root-cause analysis and other problem-solving activities to identify effective corrective actions and process improvements.
  7. Monitor vendor performance and establish criteria and rating system for critical vendors.
  8. Establish collection and analysis systems of data to predict trends that will affect improvement of product quality and distribution efficiencies.
  9. Develop quality planning methods for all product lines.
  10. Develop process certification standards and assist in process certification.
  11. Review customer purchase orders and change requests as necessary to ensure that the necessary criteria and provisions are included in quality and process plans.
  12. Interact with customers to identify opportunities to improve quality and establish feedback with manufacturing and development personnel.
  13. Oversee calibration and inspection programs.
  14. Report to management on quality issues, trends, and losses.
  15. Participate in internal and external quality audits.
  16. Interface with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality control and assure that effective corrective action is implemented.
  17. Ensure a high level of internal and external customer service.
  18. Perform product dimensional layouts and GD&T for product compliance.
  19. Operate equipment for product identification and analysis.
  20. All other reasonable duties, as assigned.
Competencies
  1. Communication Proficiency.
  2. Decision Making.
  3. Organizational Skills.
  4. Problem Solving/Analysis.
  5. Results Driven.
  6. Technical Capacity.
  7. Thoroughness.
  8. Time Management.
Supervisory Responsibility


This position supervises and supports the quality departments of eight locations but is not responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees at each location.

Position Details

This is a full-time position, and typical work hours and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. The primary work location will be at the corporate office in Farmington Hills, Michigan with occasional travel to other Zatkoff, supplier, and customer locations. Travel will be as needed to support quality initiatives.

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering or business administration, or equivalent number of years of experience.
  • Five (5) years of experience in QA systems implementation and management.
  • Extensive material and product knowledge in rubber, plastic, seals, and gaskets.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Experience with IS0 9001, AS9120, and UL certifications.
  • Experience with quality requirements for specific markets including automotive, aerospace, industrial, and life science.
  • Knowledge of Product dimensional layouts and GD&T for product compliance.
  • Comfort researching, understanding and advising on regulatory and environmental requirements including: ITAR, DFAR, REACH, ROHS, ELV, WEEE, NAFTA, IMDS, and Prop 65.
Other Information


Please 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 for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Our facility is a professional, smoke free environment. The Quality Control Manager position is full time with a complete benefit package. Background checks, substance abuse testing, physical and eye exams, and position assessment is part of our pre-employment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Zatkoff Seals & Packings is an equal-opportunity employer that does not discriminate in any manner. No phone calls please.

Send Resume To

Email
hr@zatkoff.com
Fax
(248) 478-6029

Mail
Zatkoff Seals & Packings
Corporate HR Department
PO Box 486
Farmington, MI 48332-0486

Full-Time Shipping/Receiving Position

Grand Rapids, MI

Zatkoff Seals & Packings today is the largest independent distributor of seals in North America. We employ people at eight locations across three states. All eight Zatkoff Seals & Packings branches are ISO 9001:2008 certified.

We are currently hiring at our GRAND RAPIDS, MI facility. This is a full-time warehouse position with complete benefit package, including excellent health benefits and profit sharing. Hours of work are 10:00AM to 6:30 PM Monday thru Friday.

Essential position requirements include: Speed and accuracy, organization, dependability and being physically capable of long periods of continuous physical exertion. Experience in pick, pack and pull required. UPS and Fed-EX billing experience a plus. This physically demanding position includes both excellent benefit package and working conditions.

Pre-employment process includes background check and basic assessment. Employment dependent upon successful post-offer physical, HPE and substance abuse test. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or nation origin. No phone calls please.

Send Resume To

Email
hr@zatkoff.com
Fax
(248) 478-6029

Mail
Zatkoff Seals & Packings
Corporate HR Department
PO Box 486
Farmington, MI 48332-0486

Full-Time Shipping/Receiving Position

Farmington Hills, MI

Zatkoff Seals & Packings today is the largest independent distributor of seals in North America. We employ people at eight locations across three states. All eight Zatkoff Seals & Packings branches are ISO 9001:2008 certified.

We are currently hiring at our FARMINGTON HILLS, MI facility. This is a full-time warehouse position with complete benefit package, including excellent health benefits and profit sharing. Hours of work are 10:00AM to 6:30 PM Monday thru Friday.

Essential position requirements include: Speed and accuracy, organization, dependability and being physically capable of long periods of continuous physical exertion. Experience in pick, pack and pull required. UPS and Fed-EX billing experience a plus. This physically demanding position includes both excellent benefit package and working conditions.

Pre-employment process includes background check and basic assessment. Employment dependent upon successful post-offer physical, HPE and substance abuse test. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or nation origin. No phone calls please.

Send Resume To

Email
hr@zatkoff.com
Fax
(248) 478-6029

Mail
Zatkoff Seals & Packings
Corporate HR Department
PO Box 486
Farmington, MI 48332-0486

Quality Technician

Twinsburg, OH

Essential job functions include coordinating multiple activities and setting priorities within the QC department. Approve incoming, outgoing products to specifications by conducting visual and measurement tests. Document results by completing Inspection reports and inputting data into quality database. This person must be detail oriented, possess good math skills, and be confident enough to ensure policies and procedures are followed. Strong soft skills must include the ability to communicate at all levels with fellow workers, customers and suppliers. Qualified candidates will have a basic working knowledge of various computer programs and demonstrate good problem solving skills. Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9120 is a plus.

The position work schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Quality Technician Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience with Word, Excel and main frame systems
  • Experience with use of digital calipers, reading blue prints, go no go gauges
  • Basic Knowledge of elastomeric seal products, o-rings, PTFE seals
  • Experience with Optical Comparator operation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Adept at problem solving
  • Results oriented
  • Cooperative, supportive, patient and positive people orientation

Our facility is a professional, smoke free environment. The quality/inspection position is full time with a complete benefit package. Background checks, substance abuse testing, physical and eye exams, and position assessment is part of our pre-employment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Zatkoff Seals & Packings is an equal-opportunity employer that does not discriminate in any manner. No phone calls please.

Send Resume To

Email
hr@zatkoff.com
Fax
(248) 478-6029

Mail
Zatkoff Seals & Packings
Corporate HR Department
PO Box 486
Farmington, MI 48332-0486

© Zatkoff Seals & Packings 2019. All Rights Reserved.