The Quality Manager works as part of the plant’s operations team and provides leadership for quality functions and initiatives in a fast paced welding consumables facility. The successful candidate will be a team player who functions well in a highly matrixed, fast paced business environment, working closely with operations, purchasing, product management and sales groups to provide support and development of effective quality assurance programs.
This person will also work in the longer-range development of process improvements, cost reduction efforts, capability upgrades and facilitate lean manufacturing implementation in support of a customer base that demands high performance and zero defects.
BS Engineering discipline or other technical degree required
8-10 years experience within a manufacturing setting with direct supervisory experience
Travel – Negligible to 10%
Exceptional and Demonstrated Problem Solving Skills
Quality Planning/Test Planning
Experience working with external customer quality issues
Superior personal computer skills including Minitab, MS Office Suite, Strategic Planning software, Project Management software systems.
ASME/Mil Spec Experience
Six Sigma/Lean Certification
ASQ Certifications: CMQ/CMBB/CQA/CQE
Familiarity with AWS, CWB and other welding standards and agencies.
Experience in NQA-1, ASME Section 3
Preferred metals industry, metallurgical or welding experience