Martinrea International Inc.
  • 05-Dec-2018 to 05-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • Shelbyville
  • Shelbyville, KY, USA
  • Full Time

Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products.  We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China.  Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products.


Our Mission is to make people's lives better by:

  • Delivering outstanding quality products and services to our customers;
  • Providing meaningful opportunity, job satisfaction, and job security for our people;
  • Being positive contributors to our communities; and,
  • Providing superior long-term investment returns to our stakeholders.


Our strength is our people


We invite you to follow your dreams and explore a challenging and rewarding career at Martinrea.


The Quality Manager will provide leadership and direction to the Quality Department.  They will be responsible for the implementation, support and continual improvement of quality management systems and practices to ensure that products and processes adhere to internal and customer specification and standards.   They will develop and lead best practices implementation regarding quality processes and procedures, with a strong focus on strategic quality planning resulting in a total Quality Management System that drives true root cause analysis in problem identification, permanent corrective action, and problem prevention and robust error-proofing in manufacturing and assembly operation.


Essential Functions:

  • The Quality Manager is responsible for managing and mentoring members of the quality team, ensuring appropriate training, coaching and discipline is given, driving the department's superior performance of tasks to meet scheduled requirements
  • The Quality Manager will ensure that the organization's Quality Management System conforms to customer, internal, IATF 16949:20106 and ISO9001 standards and regulatory/legal requirements.
  • They will address all quality related problems and provide prompt resolutions and recommendations so as to minimize production interruption
  • The Quality Manager will coordinate problem investigations and ensure the timely completion of customer specific corrective action requirements, they will verify the implementation of solutions
  • They will champion the needs of the customer in internal functions. Partnering with the customer to ensure open communication and continuous support
  • They will drive internal quality audits to determine the effectiveness of the Quality Management System. Utilizing continuous improvement to reduce waste and maximize the effectiveness of all processes
  • The Quality Manager will ensure proper planning and control for all areas of responsibility in the Quality Department (e.g. labor, overtime, equipment, travel, etc.)
  • They will contribute to ongoing improvements to throughput, inventory and operational expense
  • The Quality Manager will ensure all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner
  • The Quality Manager will abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to, the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in a Quality position in the automotive industry with 5 years at a management level
  • Must have experience in an assembly/welding/stamping facility
  • Quality Assurance Certificate (ASQ) preferred
  • Strong communicator in the English language, both written and oral
  • Highly skilled at time management and a proven ability to lead a large team
  • Thorough knowledge of blue print reading and interpretation of geometric dimensioning and tolerance
  • Proficient in the understanding and use of Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Proficient in the use of measuring equipment (venires, micrometer, height gauges, profile projector, etc.)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations


  • Working in a great team environment
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Short term and long term disability coverage
  • Safety shoe and prescription safety glasses reimbursement
  • Supplier discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement and training opportunities

Job Type - Full Time Salaried

Martinrea International Inc.
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