Quality Manager

Aerospace, shipbuilding, other transport equipment, Automotive, Electrical, optical, Engineering
Not specified
Contract type:
Full time
Salary description:
Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main), Audit/assessment, Consultancy, Health and safety, Operational improvement, Project management, Risk management
Start Date:
All Weather Insulated Panels
Job Ref:


About Us:
Headquartered in Vacaville, California, All Weather Insulated Panels (AWIP), has two state of the art continuous line manufacturing facilities including Vacaville, California and Little Rock, Arkansas. AWIP is an innovator in the design, construction, and advancement of insulated metal panels and is strategically positioned to meet the growing energy, environmental and economic challenges facing the North American building industry. AWIP provides its customers with a broad line of insulated wall and roof panels and a full range of complementary trims, accessories and engineering services.

Benefits of Working With Us:

We offer a casual atmosphere and family oriented culture. Our benefits package is comprehensive including medical, dental, vision, 401k with match, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance, shopping discount program, employee assistance program, and more! We even buy lunch for our plant employees through our meal card vending program! Sound good to you? Come join our team!

About the Position:
Responsible for managing the Quality program and QC employees in a manufacturing environment. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in quality control methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.


Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
* Fulfill all requirements of the job description for QC Technician
* Develops standards operating procedures for inspection, testing and evaluation as well as formulates and maintain quality assurance objectives to maximize product reliability.
* Works closely with internal departments to resolve in-house and supplier quality problems. Investigates root cause of field quality issues, recommends and implements effective corrective action as required.
* Maintains and manages production and quality records for evaluation and traceability.
* Troubleshoots production and quality issues on production floor and provides technical assistance in addition to identifying and implementing process improvements.
* Leads external facility audits to ensure facility and procedures is in compliance with third-party inspections.
* Assists QC Technician on production line as necessary.
* Assists Technical Director with assigned duties as necessary.
* Be the safety leader on the floor; promote an active safety culture; stringently enforce all safety policies and procedures; and correct all safety infractions immediately.
* Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
* Ensure effective employee relations. Provide employee coaching and development. Makes employment recommendations to the Technical Director. Resolves employee issues through problem resolution.
* Accomplish QC staff results by communicating job expectations: planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
* Balance safety, quality, productivity, cost and morale to achieve positive results in all responsible areas. Work to continuously improve in all areas.
* Manage departmental performance measures to include employee training and provide regular progress reports to the Plant Manager.
* Work with Production to ensure only products that meet the AWIP quality standards leave the plant. Enforce quality controls and procedures are performed correctly, timely and documented completely.
* Perform initial accident investigations.
* Monitor absenteeism and tardiness.
* Comply with all safety and company policies and procedures, and be the example for subordinates to follow.
* Complete training by manager.
* Comply with supervisory expectations:
* Expectations of Management - Consistently exhibits a high standard of integrity and ethical behavior. Resolves conflicts in an open and direct manner. Communicates candidly and effectively. Selects the best employees for the organization, and works with employees to help them succeed. Demonstrates and inspires a high level of commitment and performance. Leads continuous improvement efforts and positive change.
* Management Team Support - Outwardly supports management in all initiatives. Participates in management positively with an open mind and genuine and cooperative attitude. Supports and ensures that employees support other departments cooperatively.
* Employee Management - Successfully manages performance, behavior, and conduct of subordinates, including ongoing assessment, feedback, and coaching of performance criterion with successful results. Documents both issues and successes for a complete and well-rounded review. Ensures all policies, SOPs, and company practices are followed. Holds employees accountable to expectations.
* Team Building - Actively seeks and achieves group participation to improve work, sets priorities, is innovative, and solves problems.
* Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned and/or necessary. Qualifications

Essential Requirements:

* Ability to work 8 hours per day with ability to work overtime and weekends as needed (up to 12 hours per day as necessary for production volume).
* Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment with extreme temperatures and some outdoor exposure is possible.
* Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs.
* Must be able to use tools, equipment, machinery, etc.
* Must have good mathematics skills, the ability to accurately use a tape measure, and be knowledgeable in both US and metric measurement systems.
* Must be able to effectively use a computer and have intermediate proficiency in MS Excel and email and basic proficiency in the rest of MS Office.
* Ability to take detailed clear photographs documenting quality.
* Must have visual acuity, discernment of color and texture, and finger dexterity.
* Ability to read, write, type, and verbally communicate effectively in English.
* Ability to sit, walk, and stand for extended periods. Must be able to bend, lift, twist, reach, grasp, and other physical movements.
* Must be reliable and dependable. AWIP is a drug free workplace.

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