Quality Assurance Manager

Position Summary:

To plan and carry out the management of the quality department, so as to maintain and develop Piping Technology & Products, Inc., US Bellows, Inc. and Sweco Fab. Inc. range of products to major accounts, in accordance with agreed business plans. Reports to the Vice President.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and implement quality management strategy and plans, including resource, systems, timescales, financials, to support, contribute to, and integrate within, the organization’s annual business plan and long-term strategy.
  • Develop and maintain systems to establish standards relating to activities and products.
  • Develop WPS, PQR’s, and WPQ’s in accordance with ASME IX and AWS D1.1 and D1.6.
  • Develop Inspection and Test Plans as required for all divisions.
  • Review and approve all ASME VIII calculations, drawings, weld procedures and data reports
  • Manage Quality and Document Control departments.
  • Monitor and inform/communicate/apply standards created/maintained by external bodies, and integrate within internal quality management systems.
  • Establish and implement necessary communication strategy for the improvement and awareness of quality issues across all departments.
  • Manage departmental performance against agreed targets and budgets, and within policies and standards, taking necessary action to communicate/advise/assist according to performance levels.
  • Responsible for all Quality Documentation
  • Responsible for all Supplier Documentation
  • Responsible for all quality related customer audits, ISO Certification Audits and ASME VIII Joint Reviews.
  • Trains personnel as needed.
  • To work overtime as requested.

Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree or related industry experience.
  • Knowledge of ASME IIA, IIB, IIC and ASTM materials required.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance techniques and terminology.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
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