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Quality Assurance Manager

Company: Republic Steel
Location: Lorain
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

Republic Steelis North America's leading supplier of Specialty Bar Quality (SBQ) steel, which customers utilize in a wide range of products that directly impact lives around the world, including automotive, heavy machinery, agricultural, and defense applications. Every day you or someone you know uses a product built with our steel. We are looking for a talented Quality Assurance Process Engineer that wants to be part of a company and industry that built the modern world.We're everywhere!Our steel goes into everything from bicycles and hand tools to bulldozers and automobiles. Odds are you've seen our steel at work!Essential duties and responsibilities:Manage all quality functions including processing reviews, testing, plant laboratory functions, steel release, key commodity quality and new plant specification review.Manage salaried and hourly personnel including the hiring, performance management, training, safety, scheduling and project management. Maintain positive employee relations.Educate internal and external customers regarding product quality requirements, product application, plant quality trends and internal/external customer quality expectations.Identify customer plant quality issues and work with appropriate operating units to develop corrective action to the problems.Oversee the quality aspects of processing such as rolling, barmill operations, shipping and laboratory functions.Identify ways to control or reduce costs (yield) through improved processing. Lead continuous improvement initiatives.Oversee the writing of reports, technical papers, and presentations.Oversee and evaluate trials (procedures, processing, new materials) to improve plant quality.Assure compliance with all company policies.QualificationsBroad general business knowledge.Bachelor's Degree in Metallurgy or Metallurgical Engineering. Degrees in closely affiliated fields will be considered; MBA preferred.A minimum of 10 years experience in steel bar product metallurgy and quality or related experience required.Leadership skills: ability to retain, and manage professionals and scientists.In-depth written and oral communication skills; requirement for cross cultural communications.In-depth interpersonal skills: demonstrated ability to relate to all types of people; demonstrated trust and integrity.In-depth problem solving and analytical skills.In-depth knowledge of quality systems; knowledge of ISO, QS, TS and other standards.In-depth customer service skills.Essential Physical Demands of the JobAbility to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices.Stressful work environment.Plant working conditions: hazardous, dirty and subject to weather and temperature extremes.Previous experience that is necessary background to qualify for this position:Seasoned, broad general experience in plant quality and bar steel making from start to finish.Extensive knowledge of metallurgy and chemistry, typically acquired through a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering.Extensive project management experience.Competitive Benefits Package which includes:Medical/Dental/Vision InsuranceCompany paid life insurancePaid vacationTen (10) Paid holidays401(k) matchSignificant upward mobility for those willing to put in the work to be a difference makerRepublic Steel is proudly an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify employer!

Keywords: Republic Steel, Lorain , Quality Assurance Manager, Executive , Lorain, Ohio

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