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Quality Manager
Salisbury, MD

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We have been engaged to find a hands-on Quality Manager for an exciting career opportunity. Must have previous experience as a Quality Manager and knowledge of AS9100 and NADCAP. Metals or metallurgical and aerospace quality manufacturing is highly desired.

This is a boots and steal-toes, small group environment wherein you will be hands-on with all aspects of quality and QMS. You will also engage across the entire plant, working with operations to remain lean and agile.

As Quality Manager you will develop, implement, and coordinate quality assurance programs to ensure that customer needs are met. You will ensure the quality systems are both followed and effective, proactively suggesting and implementing changes as needed. As Quality Manager you will provide technical support for the other groups and provide customer support at a variety of levels, a times working directly with customers.

Don’t wait, put your quality management in metals manufacturing to work in a great career opportunity!

Overview:

  • Provide expectations, accountability, and direction to direct reports, and ensure all quality personnel are trained in and consistently execute policies, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Design and implement a process control plan to ensure customer satisfaction and minimize the total cost of quality.
  • Lead the policy deployment process within the quality assurance function.
  • Own, manage, and provide oversight to the quality management system.
  • Manage customer relationships relative to customer needs, concerns, dissatisfactions, audits, inspections, etc.
  • Be a productive member of the market and management teams of the business.
  • Support an operating culture that promotes involvement, communication, expectations and accountability, and a passion for excellence.
  • Lead problem-solving teams and kaizen events to improve operating performance.
  • Act as AS9100 and NADCAP Management Representative
  • Champion health and safety initiatives within the quality functions to ensure employee safety.
  • Manage NDT certification program to ensure compliance to ASNT-TC-1A standards.
  • Understand, apply, and advocate all Company Environmental and Safety policies, procedures, and standards.
  • This is a hands-on position requiring active participation in activities such as equipment calibration and management, internal audits, document preparation and management, training, sample shipments, problem-solving, staffing, and procurement.
  • Understand, apply, and advocate all Company Quality Standards.
  • Attend all prerequisite training as required by management.
  • Have the authority to stop processes to correct quality, safety, or environmental problems, and to promptly notify Supervisory personnel when processes are non-compliant

Quality Manager requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but not required
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience
  • A metallurgical background is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience with stainless steel or other steel alloys
  • Understanding basic metallurgical concepts, measurements, and laboratory tests and interpreting metallurgical test results is ideal
  • Experience in lean manufacturing and/or Six Sigma techniques are required
  • Must have a good understanding of problem-solving techniques
  • Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis; Quality Operating System (QOS); Process Control Plans; Capability Studies; Statistical Process Control; Quality Policy; Work Instructions, Procedures, Internal Audits, Team Oriented Problem Solving,  AQP (Advance Quality Planning), knowledge of modern quality techniques and systems
  • Working knowledge of AS9100 and NADCAP
  • Maintains knowledge of equipment and manufacturing technology changes

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Full relocation
  • Extensive family care and benefits, effective 30 days after starting
  • Medical, Dental and Vision, HSA, FSA
  • 401k Matching, Life Insurance, STD/LTD
  • 100% covered tuition reimbursement (including books & reasonable expenses)
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program


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