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Supervisor-Quality in Booneville, MS at North American Pipe & Westech

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

SUMMARY

Responsible for all aspects of quality to maintain quality standards set by North American Pipe.  This person will represent the company and go to a job site when there is a quality problem.  Also, this person is responsible for all Quality Assurance testing to assure compliance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Develops and implements a quality production program to ensure conformity of all extruded material and final products to quality standards.

Maintains and updates the Quality Assurance Manual..

Responsible for initial training of all new operators in quality requirements including critical characteristics, measurement tools and aesthetic attributes.

Maintains current reference documentation for use by operators; including current product drawings and packaging instructions.

Prepares for and represents the Company during all related audits.

Coordinates and approves all sample submission of new products and engineering changes.

Reviews quality trends, tracks the root cause of problems, and coordinates correction procedures.

Provides technical and quality support to Supervisors and the Plant Manager.

Responsible for analysis all products returned from the field.

Monitors inspection and testing of finished products.

Initiates and/or recommends procedures for establishing new or revised quality standards, inspection methods and process controls.

Ensures all quality documentation is correct and retained for the specified amount of time.

Issues, calibrates, and maintains all quality tools to include shift tools. 

Plans and coordinates the duties and responsibilities of all quality assurance personnel.

Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Responsible for training, direction, performance evaluations and other supervisory functions of all personnel in the QA department

QUALIFICATIONS  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE          

Two year technical degree preferred.  Prior experience in quality control required. Prefer a minimum of 5 years practical experience in PVC extrusion. Statistical analysis, precision measurement and process capability studies are an intricate part of the quality assurance program; therefore, formal education in courses related to these areas such as mathematics, statistics and industrial practices are essential for this position.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit or smell.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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