Quality Engineering Manager
at Smalley Steel Ring Co.

Date Posted: 7/13/2020

Job Description

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial retaining ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. We have been manufacturing and supplying the aerospace, automotive and other industrial markets for over 50 years. We take pride in ourselves, the quality of our innovative products, our focus on continuous improvement, and the service of excellence that we provide to our loyal customers.

Smalley is an ISO 9001/ISO 14001/AS 9100/IATF 16949/ISO 13485 certified manufacturer that enjoys an enviable reputation as a solid company with a growing future. 

We currently have an opening for a Quality Engineering Manager to plan and oversee the daily activities related to quality standards for our industrial processes, materials, and products. The Quality Engineering Manager will lead the Quality Assurance processes, evaluate and make changes as needed, and manage the Quality Engineering Team. The Quality Engineering Manager will be responsible for the Corrective Action System, work volume of the department, training and project management.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Manufacturing, Sales, Engineering, Customer Service, Estimating, and EHS teams to support excellent customer service and delivery of high-quality parts
  • Proactively identify and work through customer issues in a timely manner, develop processes to eliminate quality issues
  • Lead and develop the Quality Engineering Team, identify areas for continuous training, coach and mentor team members, review performance, etc.
  • Lead internal and external customer communication processes
  • Manage Corrective Actions, Returned Goods Processes, and all associated documentation
  • Maintain departmental budget, KPI Tracking, and Quality Engineering projects, and report to management team

Job Requirements

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience leading a quality team and supervising engineers and technicians in a manufacturing environment
  • In depth understanding of:  ISO9001, First Article Inspection Reports, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility, Capability Charts, Industrial Validation Documents, Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Process Flow Diagrams and Control Plans
  • Experience with customers in the automotive, medical, and/or aerospace industries as well as knowledge of IATF16949, ISO13485, AS9100, APQP/PPAP, AS9102 reports, and S1002 reports a plus.
  • Must be fluent in English, bi-lingual a plus
  • Strong computer, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis

Smalley offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) savings plan with company match; profit sharing, health, dental, vision. Company paid life insurance, STD and LTD; supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and 10 company paid holidays.

To learn more about our company, please visit our website at: www.smalley.com/careers


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/smalley-steel-ring-co

Facebook: www.facebook.com/smalleysteelring

Twitter: twitter.com/ringsandsprings

Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are having problems using our online application system, please call 847-719-5900.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. With offices in Asia, Europe, the United States and South America, we not only think globally but we act globally. As a global leader, we have experienced almost every type of application in our field and we continue to solve new problems for a variety of customers. From aerospace, to medical devices, the auto industry and more, we have the expertise our clients are looking for in a manufacturing partner.

Here at Smalley, we realize that our success depends upon the success of our employees. We are a privately held, family owned business with a positive, team oriented culture and a commitment to the security and satisfaction of our workforce. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package: including 401(k) savings plan with company match, profit sharing, bonus, health, dental, vision, company paid life, STD and LTD, supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and 10 company-paid holidays. You will also find plenty of opportunity for career development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility here at Smalley.

To learn more about our team of professionals, join our Talent Network today!

What is a Talent Network?

Talent Networks enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests
  • Share job opportunities through Social Media or email