CEAT Limited

Assistant Manager – Plant Quality Assurance

  • Full Time

Develop and implement quality control and inspection procedures for in – process quality assurance across various production lines in line with Quality standards and processes prescribed
Review day to day inspections and tests conducted in each shop and conduct periodic sample checks
Review recurring issues and plan for corrective actions
Take shift handover and plan for smooth functioning of the shift
Provide instructions to shift auditors incase of special follow ups.
Review all log books and ensure conformance with SOPs
Conduct daily rounds of the shop floor to track abnormalities.
Conduct regular rounds in Raw Material and Finished Product stores to ensure quality standards are maintained.
Attend various meetings such as DWM, rejection meetings, SPC discussions etc
Conduct risk analyses, verification, validation activities, and formal design reviews, as applicable

Ensure adherence to quality norms and take corrective action where necessary.
Review warranty parts analysis and customer complaints and recommend suitable action
Address customer complaints leading to warranty claims due to gaps in production processes through study, in-depth analysis, process improvements, tools and other techniques
Interact with shop floor workmen, ensure & promote quality & right methods of working
Analyze deviations and defects; find root causes, understand patterns, initiate corrective action or escalate, as appropriate
In case of process deviations, ensure line is stopped and the required parts are quarantined for further analysis
Review rejections on the line, including rejections during set ups and ensure appropriate corrective actions
Review Root Cause Analysis reports of any non conformities to assess the causes and the resolutely action taken
Monitor and evaluate safety practices and procedures.


Audit, Inspection  and Compliances

Prepare an Audit calendar and routinely conduct audits to ensure compliance to the prescribed standards.
Document any discrepancies found and initiate corrective action
Anchor for any external audit with auditors from customers ( OEMS ) , IATF etc.
Ensure all audits are conducted smoothly and all finding acted upon
Monitor and ensure achievement of desired quality of product in each stage of production process.
Monitor the testing of various raw materials including rubber, nylon, consumables for the plant.



Ensure 100% compliance to process audit plan
Ensure new product testing as per plan & monitoring field performance
Ensure parameter wise analysis of noncompliance.
Timely release of New product – Defect free NPDs
Ensure internal cure tyre defect reduction
Ensure improvement in 5S Score
Ensure reduction in Tyre Weight Variation
Ensure reduction in scrap ( Tyre / Fabric / Compound )
MIS and Reports

Ensure SAP is updated regularly.
Develop, implement, and maintain procedures, flow chart diagrams, and documentation to meet the requirements of TS16949, PFMEA SPC , MSA , and Customer Specific Requirements
Conduct analysis such as reject tyre analysis, scrap analysis, critical parameter analysis, tyre weight analysis, premature analysis, non conformance analysis and prepare reports.
Prepare documents to ensure critical issues, test failures are captured, as necessary
Ensure documentation of various BIS and IATF 16949 related compliances.

Job Overview

CEAT Limited