Quality Manager

  • Full Time
  • Saco, Me
  • This position has been filled

Responsible for the overall efficacy of the quality systems to include ISO 9000,
AS9100 and ISO 13485. Reviews contracts, quotes and customer drawings to identify
customer specifications; develops inspection plans and processes to meet customer
specifications and production schedules; monitors ongoing processes and programs for
quality cost savings and/or improvements; trains and familiarizes Inspectors and Machine
Operators in ISO, GD&T, SPC and the use of specialty inspection gages, tools and
techniques. Supervises, trains and evaluates six direct reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the Inspection Department, establishes day-to-day work priorities and
    oversees inspection processes and procedures.
  • Manages, maintains and updates as necessary all quality system documentation
    and/or certifications to include ISO 9001, AS9100 and ISO 13485
  • Responsible for the management and maintenance of both hard-copy and electronic
    document control files
  • Reviews contracts, quotes, customer drawings and any special instructions to identify
    customer specifications and critical dimensions and tolerances
  • Effectively interacts with the Engineering Cell, Purchasing/Materials, Customer
    Service & Sales and Manufacturing to ensure timely, coordinated and supporting
  • Develops inspection plans and procedures to meet customer specifications,
    manufacturing procedures and production schedules
  • Monitors ongoing manufacturing processes and programs for cost savings and/or
    quality related improvements.
  • Monitors quality statistics and overall ratings with customers, vendors and outside
  • Manages and chairs the Material Review Board (MRB)
  • Responsible for the training and familiarization of all Inspectors and Machine
    Operators in ISO, GD&T, SPC and the use of specialty inspection tools, gages and
  • Identifies quality-related training shortfalls, gaps and /or needs
  • Initiates and/or participates in lean programs, SPC studies and trending analysis to
    improve manufacturing and inspection processes
  • Collects, analyzes and evaluates data to determine the cost of quality and to eliminate
    or reduce scrap, rework and other non-conformance variables
  • Evaluates, recommends and initiates actions for the purchase of inspection and test
    related equipment
  • Serves as the Company’s representative for the ISO quality management system and
    primary representative for all internal and external audits, evaluations and customer
    communications related to quality
  • Reviews job packets for all necessary customer and operation prints, inspection
    documentation and any special instruction
  • Manages the Gage Calibration Program
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates six direct reports


  • Education/ Experience. BSME or BS ind Tech¬†or an equivalent of work experience in a
    quality engineering or quality management role. Ability to read and interpret blue
    prints and mechanical drawings to include knowledge of GD&T. Knowledge and
    familiarity with gage calibration, document control, mechanical measuring and test
    equipment and CNC /CMM tool technology. Proficiency with the use of the MS Office