Quality Manager

Reference Number: jdsmgrqc
Location: Mobile, AL


General Summary: Effectively manage the quality function, including in-process, final, and layout inspection.  Oversee all departmental activities to achieve cost, productivity, safety, and quality objectives.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage Quality function in the facility

  • Prioritize layout work load
  • Direct final and in process inspection activities
  • Ensure accurate Design of Experiments, Capability Studies, Gage R&R, etc.
  • Ensure customer quality issues are resolved through plant staff in a timely manner.
  • Report on Quality Performance data during scheduled management reviews.
  • Provide department leadership which supports strategic initiatives
  • Provide mentoring and coaching for department
  • Create a culture which promotes a team environment
  • Guide and motivate leads to achieve the goals and objectives of the department
  • Conduct and review Performance Appraisal/Evaluations and manage performance issues for direct reports
  • Address employee relations issues in a timely manner
  • Determine staffing levels

Adhere to TS16949 standards

  • Develop/revise Operating Procedures/Work Instructions as needed
  • Ensure adherence to procedures throughout plant



  • 4 year bachelor's degree required
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Good communication, mechanical and analytical skills needed
  • Knowledge of Foundry, machining, or casting

Ability to effectively present information to employees and customers