Quality Assurance Manager - $95-115k plus bonus
Quality Assurance Manager
$95-115k plus bonus - likely 10% target
Interviewing over the next two weeks
Bell & Associates, Inc. has been engaged to help our client find their next QA Manager. An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to develop their career with a leading manufacturer of complex engineered castings and fabrications for commercial and military applications.
Our client is a global manufacturer and supplier of differentiated consumable and capital products to the mining, transport, general industrial and contract manufacturing markets. They operate a global network of manufacturing, sales and service facilities employing about 3,000 people worldwide.
The Quality Assurance Manager is a leadership role that will ensure excellence in the delivery of quality products and processes through the efficient deployment of the Quality Management System. The role will drive excellence by building quality capability across the management and employee team and develop and maintain internal and external relationships with key stakeholders ensuring customer satisfaction and ongoing certification to ISO9001, ASME NCA-3800 and other accreditation bodies.
Ensure compliance with organizational health, safety, and environmental rules and regulations
Train employees on the safe use of tools and monitor their proper use
Immediately correct safety issues that are within the incumbent s scope of work
Participate in special activities, projects, and programs in order to support the company s safety, environment, quality and efficiency goals
Administer and revise the quality system manuals as required to maintain compliance with the requirements of the ASME NCA-3800, ISO 9001:2015 and such additional requirements over and above those Codes and Standards as may be imposed by the customer or other regulatory bodies, such as DNV, ABS and Electric Boat Specification 2678
Delegate departmental tasks to qualified individuals and oversee the operation of the quality department
Lead/Perform internal quality audits and external vendor audits
Establish goals and conduct performance evaluations with all quality personnel and maintain qualification, certification and required periodic performance evaluation records for NDT personnel in all five disciplines (MPE, LPE, Visual, UT, RE)
Develop quality control standards that are maintained in line with the quality policy and ensure all staff in the department are trained and follow the standards as established
Take corrective action to eliminate any potential quality losses through the analysis of work operations, quality records, and customer complaints
Ensure plans are developed and implemented to meet production requirements and ensure on-time delivery
Create requisitions for supplies and materials needed and work with purchasing to attain competitive pricing
Work with vendors on material and equipment purchases and to review new materials and equipment available
Complete month-end reports
Work closely with engineering and production control to coordinate activities and workflow
Work closely with contract services and estimating departments providing guidance and interpretation of customer RFQ and/or purchase order requirements assuring compliance can be achieved within reasonable cost and taking exceptions where needed
Create maintenance work orders as needed to keep the equipment and tools in good working order
Participate in efficiency and process improvement projects
Assure good housekeeping within the department
Lead/Participate in Customer, ASME, ISO, and sub-contractor audits
Coordinate on site activities with customer source inspectors for quality and inspection activities
Other duties as assigned or requested
Metallurgy, Engineering or equivalent bachelor level degree
7+ years experience in quality management in a manufacturing or heavy industry setting
Experience with SNT-TC-1A Level III in LPE, MPE, RE, UT and Visual
Experience with Navsea 250-1500-1 Test Examiner for RE, LPE and Visual
MIL-STD-2132 Test Examiner for Structural Casting Radiography
Lead auditor qualification per ISO 9001:2015, NQA-1 or equivalent
Development, implementation, and maintenance of QMS to an ISO9001 standard or industry equivalent
Experience working with top tier customers, internal and external, to resolve quality issues
Experience in managing a small team of professionals
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