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Quality Specialist

Job Location Odenton, Maryland

Position Purpose (Why does this position exist?)

To assure the quality standards and processes are followed during the mattress assembly process.  Ensures other quality business functions are executed in the assembly distribution centers (ADC’s).

Primary Responsibilities (What are this position’s top 4-5 major areas of responsibility?)

  • Assists with receiving as receiving inspector.  Identify non-conforming material and appropriately disposition.
  • Lead execution of standard quality processes with the local manufacturing leadership including:  Material Resource Boards (MRB), Non-conforming material activities, Defective material disposition (DMR), etc.
  • Maintains and reports accurate quality metrics for the assembly manufacturing floor including yield (both finished goods and component level material).
  • Report non-conformances discovered during work activities and take appropriate action to prevent further processing and/or recurrence.
  • Assure inspection/audit files contain current engineering drawing revisions and current manufacturing procedures for the functional area.
  • Develop corrective and preventive actions to eliminate nonconformance.
  • Support compliance with the Federal Flame Retardant Standards including ensuring that burn test beds are built and documented correctly.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (What does success look like in this position?)

  • ADC yield, both internal and external
  • DMR turns
  • CAPA execution and completion

 Requirements (What does the individual need to be successful in this position?)

Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • A minimum of 2 - 3 years’ work experience in a manufacturing environment required as a quality specialist executing quality processes
  • Excellent Excel Skills
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Exposure to ISO 9000-based quality systems preferred

Working Conditions (if applicable):

  • Must be able to perform a combination of standing and sitting for 8 hours or more per shift.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive bending and twisting motions.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.
  •   May involve extended hours, including evenings and weekends, depending on peak seasons and business needs.

Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental, communicative or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

Job ID R955
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