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Quality Manager - Welding - Steel Manufacturing - Position ID : -67

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Open Date 11/7/2012
Job Type Permanent
Job Function Quality Assurance / Safety
Industry/Subindustry Industrial / Metals and Minerals
Career Level Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)
Salary Range 80000 - 85000 United States Dollar
Location Jasper, TN, 37347 US
Job Description

Position: Quality Manager – Steel Manufacturing / Welding Inspection

Reports to: General Manager

Location: Jasper, TN




A global leader in the manufacture of steel poles, used in the electrical Utility transmission and distribution industry, has an immediate opening for a Quality Manager at its manufacturing facility near Jasper, TN. Reporting to the General Manager at this facility, the Quality Manager will be dedicated to a specific customer or customers and will have quality oversight of all products produced at that facility. The Quality Manager will have frequent interactions with the company’s manufacturing personnel, customer service managers, project managers, project administrators, and strategic account managers, and may also work closely with the customer’s representatives at the customer’s sites.


The Quality Manager will be required to distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable quality of products from raw materials, to the fabrication of pieces and part, and through the final assembly and any required coating process.  The person in this role is accountable for accurate decision-making on workmanship, and weld qualities by using the method of testing required for the order. The Quality Manager will use time management to insure that no production time is lost and that the quality of the product meets specifications.  The Quality Manager will report unacceptable quality to the facility’s General Manager.


Additional responsibilities include:

  • Auditing of products at specific manufacturing sites prior to shipping to the customer.

  • Coordinating root cause analysis of defective products and presenting the findings to the other plants as well as to the customer.

  • Random auditing of products delivered to customer sites for conformance to specifications.

  • Routine monitoring of compliance with customer specifications and company work instructions.

Office Perfect World Search
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment.

  • Certification as a Welding Inspector.

  • Ability/competency reading blueprints.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing processes or related field (preferred).

  • Five years of experience with a manufacturing quality assurance system (preferred).

  • Five years of non-destructive testing experience (preferred).

  • Ability to work in a heavy steel fabrication shop environment and/or on construction sites.



Base salary of $75,000, plus performance bonus up to 20 percent; with full benefit package. Relocation allowance offered, as appropriate.


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