Job Description

Quality Manager  (#8449) - Midwest
Industry: Forging

Quality Manager position in an Aerospace Forging environment.


Develop, implement and manage quality control systems designed to ensure continuous production of forged steel consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals.  Lead a team of Quality Inspection Supervisors and support staff.

- Quality orientation and high attention to detail.
- Ability to take initiative, maintain confidentiality and meet deadlines working in a team environment.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Achieving results working with high performance teams in a fast-paced work environment.
- Problem analysis/resolution skills.
- Average Microsoft Office Suite skills.

- Demonstrated ability to work on a self-directed basis. 
- Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions.

- Ensure a high level of internal and external customer service.  Investigate (and correct) customer issues and complaints relating to quality.
- Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and to establish quality/reliability expectations of finished products appropriate for the organization.
- Provide technical and statistical expertise to Departments.
- Serves as the Management Representative for Quality related certification programs.
- Formulate, document and maintain quality standards and on-going quality objectives appropriate for the company.
- Create, document and implement appropriate for the organization inspection criteria and procedures.
- Lead:  Management Review process; Internal and external audits and address non-conformities from previous audits; Initiation, follow-up and closing of Corrective Action Requests.
- Interpret quality philosophy to key employees within the Company.
- Provide and oversee inspection activities for product throughout the production cycle.
- Apply total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes.
- Interact with vendors to ensure quality of all purchased parts.
- Lead laboratory test functions and applications.
- Oversee established calibration and testing programs.
- Design, develop and implement quality training programs.

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