Chassix was formed through the integration of the Diversified Machine, Inc. (DMI) and SMW, LLC (SMW) businesses. The company is now the industry's largest single integrated resource for high-quality, precision chassis casting and machining solutions, with manufacturing capabilities in every key region of the world.
We provide high-quality design, engineering, machining and assembly of aluminum and ductile iron castings. By leveraging regional production in North America, South America, Europe and China, Chassix is able to respond quickly and cost-effectively to automakers' casting and machining needs around the world.
Additionally, Chassix is one of the only chassis casting and machining suppliers to offer in-house, full-service solutions including:
The Global Supplier Quality Manager provides supplier quality leadership to the organization by developing and implementing a supplier quality department to meet / exceed customer expectations.
- 24-hour design via their globally integrated design and engineering centers
- Black-box design capabilities
- In-house testing, analysis and repair
Essential Job Functions:
Executes APQP within the supply base to ensure on time flawless launch
Defines and develops required communication and rollout plan for addressing launch risks to quality and delivery
Manages run at rate and key milestone dates for suppliers
Understands, develops, and facilitates plans for process control, capability and sustainability at the supplier
Leads tech reviews with internal functions and suppliers
Supports procurement team with cost reduction workshops
Develops and implements supplier quality manual ensuring full compliance
Manages IMDS and TS16949 reporting requirements
Implements regular refreshers to accommodate updates in compliance with TS 16949
Manages supplier quality issues, 8D etc
Develops appropriate metrics for the function
Promotes a culture of continuous improvement and cost reduction with suppliers
Drives Supplier PPM down to world class levels.
Develops Improvement Plans with “Top 5 worst suppliers”
Supports Plants with suppliers that have chronic quality issues or multiple recurrences of the same issues
10 year experience in automotive in a quality role
Experience with casting and machining
Strong Business writing and communication skill
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
Experience with automotive suspension components, safety critical items
Knowledge of automotive quality requirements.
Driven to accomplish results and drive resolution of issues
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Collaborative leadership style