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Sr. Quality Control/Assurance Manager in Houston, TX at Circor Career Site

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Job Description


BUSINESS: TapcoEnpro

LOCATION: Channelview





Position Summary

The Quality Manager in a manufacturing organization directs the activities of employees engaged in Quality.  They set priorities, monitor workflow, and address quality issues when they arise.  The Quality Manager is responsible for setting priorities based on planning’s input and ensuring these priorities are met.  They have daily/weekly meetings with their staff to maintain a consistent level of communication between their team, Leadership, and the other functional teams in the facility.    The Quality Manager maintains and reports out appropriate metrics for the department.  They inspect product to drawing, customer, and contract requirements.  The Quality Manager also ensures the safety of workers in the organization by setting safety policies for the department. 

Principal Activities

  • Manage employees’ daily activities to ensure production efficiencies
  • Ensure the inspection team meets the production schedule
  • Work with Planning and Manufacturing to set priorities
  • Provide daily / weekly metrics for throughput, first pass yield, etc
  • Manage employees’ hours and schedule overtime as required
  • Inspect product to ensure contract and drawing requirements are met
  • Notify the appropriate support personnel when there are questions on product quality, drawing requirements, etc
  • Support Government and Customer source inspection
  • Hold daily / weekly team meetings
  • Train employees in fundamentals of production inspection as well as cross train the staff in all facets of the inspection process
  • Assign tasks and projects to employees
  • Counsel employees and provide verbal or written disciplinary actions as required
  • Maintain work area, equipment and supplies in a safe and orderly condition
  • Set goals and conduct annual performance reviews
  • Meet attendance and punctuality requirements for the position
  • Apply Lean Six Sigma processes to achieve cost savings targets for the plant
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Relevant experience as a Supervisor in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Previous or Current Level II in PT,MT,UT,RT & VT
  • Experience working with ASME Section V, VIII, and IX is essential
  • Must have experience in developing, qualifying and writing Welding Procedures in accordance with ASME I
  • Previous or Current Level II in PT,MT,UT,RT & VT.
  • Experience working with ASME Section V, VIII, and IX is essential.
  • Must have experience in developing, qualifying and writing Welding Procedures in accordance with ASME IX. T
  • Will be responsible for implementation of corrective actions, and facilitating problem solving activities the Circor Quality Clinic.
  • Experience in a manufacturing machine shop environment preferred
  • Direct hands on experience working in a quality / inspection function
  • Results oriented, with sound judgment
  • Excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, and strategic skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Experience utilizing Lean Six Sigma a plus 
  • Ability to perform multi-faceted projects in rapidly changing environment
  • Resourceful and well organized


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 8 years’ relevant experience in hands on manufacturing or 12+ years' experience in a machine shop environment in a Quality role or equivalent of both combined
  • Minimum of 5 years in a Supervisory role 


  • U.S. Citizen