Quality Control/Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Control/Quality Assurance Manager
Full-TimeQuality Control/Quality Assurance ManageratKlute Inc.
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: August 16, 2024
Industry: Quality Control Management
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: DOE
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree


PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTION Plans, coordinates, and assists the company's quality assurance and quality control program to ensure smooth and continuous operation in a cost-effective manner and in compliance with established codes, standards and customer specifications. Manage quality control personnel and quality control processes. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provide the necessary leadership and strategic planning to develop, implement and maintain a quality assurance and quality control program to support the company mission and ongoing continuous improvement effort to eliminate defective work and associated costs. Manage quality department, including dimensional, weld, NDT and galvanizing inspectors. Collaborate with the various department heads to ensure the quality assurance and quality control program is comprehensive, incorporates best practices, and is consistent with the strategic plan of the company. Prepare and update quality assurance programs. Administer and implement the company quality assurance and quality control program manual that follows established codes, company standards and customer specifications. Update as required. Administer and provide ongoing continuous improvement and implementation of the quality assurance and quality control program. Plan for and provide training and personnel development opportunities for company employees to build a culture of quality throughout the company. Assist the various business units with business development efforts by participating in pre-qualifications and customer presentations by providing data and marketing material to support the company's quality mission statement and program. Also have frequent contact with customers to build positive customer relationships. Develop and manage AISC Program Manage and maintain all appropriate quality control documentation, including WPS's, Welder Qualifications, supplier qualification records, MTRs, non-conformance reports, etc. Ensure adherence to all ASME, AWS, Jurisdictional and other plant specifications. Work with shop personnel and Quality department to document and improve all processes. Review contract documents and participate in pre-planning of projects to provide input to the project team for preparation of estimates, schedules, and project work plans. Distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable quality of products from raw materials to the fabrication of pieces and part, and through the final assembly and any required coating process. Accountable for accurate decision-making on workmanship, and weld qualities by using the method of testing required for the order. Use time management to ensure that no production time is lost and that the quality of the product meets specifications. Coordinate with customers on quality control problems and help coordinate the correction process internally. Coordinate with 3rd party inspectors and help manage their inspection process. Report unacceptable quality to the company's President. Coordinating root cause analysis of defective products and presenting the findings to the quality assurance manager. Routine monitoring of compliance with customer specifications and company work instructions. Ensure products are fabricated to project requirements. Help in maintaining NCR reports. Use shop prints to perform dimensional inspection of product before welding to ensure proper fit up of pieces. Has the responsibility to stop non-conforming work and the responsibility to report the non-conforming work to production. Perform visual inspection of completed welds and product both before, during and after welding. Responsible maintaining NDE reports and records. Responsible for documentation of all welds completed by welders. Present required inspection reports to customers as required. Update the Project Manager of progress, issues, and problems related to the project and work with the Project Superintendent to coordinate all aspects of the project plan. Ensure all work plans incorporate the requirements of the contract drawings, specifications, and submittals and that all materials, equipment, and workmanship are inspected for compliance. Provide input and direction to resolve quality control problems (non-conformances) through proper inspections, root cause analysis and corrective actions plans. Track, Follow-up and Maintain costs associated with Warranty Issues and Rework. Produce reports and recommendations to Construction, Estimating and Upper Management. Coordinate and manage the process of flowing down expectations and requirements of the quality assurance and quality control program to respective subcontractors, suppliers and other vendors who are contracted to perform work for the company. Evaluate subcontractors and follow-up with Quality Pre-qualifications. Report all unsafe conditions and products that do not meet quality standards to supervisors. Reports to President and Operations Manager. Job Responsibilities and Roles may change dependent upon workflow in which additional or other tasks may be assigned. Participate in pre-job and post-job meetings to communicate quality assurance and quality control expectations and lessons learned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES Education Bachelor's degree or relevant experience. CWI Certification Welding Engineer Degree Preferred Experience Minimum 5 years of experience in heavy industrial manufacturing environment. Ability/competency reading blueprints. Working knowledge of AISC preferred. Five years of experience in a manufacturing quality assurance system (preferred). Ability to work in a heavy steel fabrication shop environment. Other Qualifications and Requirements Affiliation and certification with recognized QA/QC associations such as American Society for Quality (ASQ) desirable. Strong organizational, managerial and interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Standing and/or walking 50% Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs. Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls Ability to view computer monitor Frequent alpha/numeric keyboarding AUTHORITIES Revise the Quality Assurance Manual for review by the President. Reject or accept incoming materials. Tag non-conforming material after inspection. Separate non-conforming material. Perform final inspections on fabricated steel products. Issue corrective action reports Implement the Quality Management System within the facility. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://www.applicantpro.com/j/3021033-406515

Klute Inc.

York, Nebraska 68467