Job Description

Grammer is looking for a Regional Quality Laboratory Manager to join our location in Tupelo, MS.

GRAMMER is a leading North American full service automotive supplier of highly engineered thermoplastic components and assemblies for interiors and air and fluid management systems. GRAMMER is specialized in developing and manufacturing components and systems for car interiors as well as driver and passenger seats for off-road vehicles, trucks, buses, and trains.

As a global partner to the vehicle manufacturing industry we are represented around the world by our two divisions, Automotive and Commercial Vehicles. Our employees are constantly engaged in developing and producing innovative, flexible solutions to meet challenges in today’s competitive global market. GRAMMER can be found on four continents with more than 50 production, distribution and logistics sites in 20 countries.

Here at GRAMMER, we foster a culture that embraces our Grammer CODE: Collaborate in an inclusive environment, Openness in communication and ideas, Drive for results with energy and Empower yourself and others by taking ownership of decisions and actions.

The Regional Quality Laboratory Manager position has regional level responsibility for coordinating compliance with the

activities of the Grammer Americas Laboratory. Duties include:

  • Develop the training materials required for the Metrology Lab and provide the proper training to the Metrologist and Technicians.
  • Manage and control the relevant training for the metrologist such as: Geometrical Dimensions and Tolerances, Drawing reading, usage and care of the dimensional tools, Core Tools, Gage R&R, MSA (Measurement System Analysis)
  • Manage and control mandatory documentation.
  • Actively lead the implementation of preventive corrective actions and improvement by the client.
  • Elaborate, implement and update the procedures and instructions corresponding to the area and / or activities.
  • Schedule and coordinate the performance of tests in the laboratory.
  • Coordinate the calibration, maintenance and care of measuring and / or testing equipment.
  • Contact Vendors for calibration, test and any other service required by the metrology labs.
  • Manage the quotation and purchasing of the equipment and services required in the Metrology Lab and for the general measurements in the plant.
  • Keep updated the technical documentation and participate actively during internal and external audits.
  • Perform the required LPA's (Layered Process Audits) and Product Audits.
  • Manage the resources (People and Equipment) necessary to meet customer requirements.
  • Develop, perform and maintain the relevant procedures applicable for his area.
  • Ensure through direct reports the good performance and integrity of the machinery,equipment, installations, tools and fixed assets of the company assigned to area of responsibility.
  • Support safety and environmental activities to comply with current norms and regulations.
  • Ensure that Specific Customer Requirements are met.

What you will bring along:

  • Bachelor's Degree or foreign equivalent in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Metrology, Production Processes or Quality Systems
  • Three (3) years with: CMM Management (PC Dmis Software or similar), Core Tools, MSA (Measuring system analysis), Interpretation of blueprint, GD&T, GBS mandatories / GPQ / 5Ss / FTA, Calculation of uncertainty / Sound / Vibration / Color, Flammability and explosion tests, pull test, Mini Tab, IATF 16949/ ISO 14001 / Customer certifications / MQS / MES / LPA / BIQS - VDA 6.3.
  • Three (3) years of experience as Quality Auditor
  • 25% domestic and 4% international travel required

As a new member of the Grammer Team, you will receive a competitive compensation package including benefits such as:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • 401(k) match
  • Robust EAP services
  • Developmental opportunities
  • Much more!


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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