Quality Control Manager

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
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We’re a successful fast growing company based in Louisville, Kentucky. We’re growing rapidly, undergoing a national expansion. In the past five years, we’ve grown from 60 employees to over 300. We’ve averaged 50% revenue growth each year over the past 6 years. We’re looking for an experienced QC Manager to help play an important part in our growth. You’ll play a key role in designing and implementing plans when expanding a company. You'll experience the satisfying feeling of having your ideas immediately put into action -- no waiting for a committee or bureaucracy to approve them first.


You’ll enjoy the stability and excitement which comes from working with a successful company undergoing a major expansion.


Design, implement, and work to continuously improve production processes, incoming and outgoing product quality, as well as own new product introductions to the factory from the product development team.


The candidate will work to improve the overall quality, accuracy, and value of the product delivered to our customers.  They will do this by continuously negotiating and directing improvements of the production line processes and efficiencies, manufacturing standards for product design, new product introduction processes, and integrated quality monitoring system effectiveness.  


Duties Critical to Success:  

  • Responsible for upfront Quality planning, defining inspections & tests and associated equipment, development of QA and Inspection Plans, implementation of Statistical Process Control and/or data collection & analysis methodologies, gage R&R studies, process capability assessments, data/trend analysis, and leading root cause analysis efforts to evaluate corrective and preventive actions. 
  • Coordinate and implement quality control objectives, activities, or procedures to resolve production problems, maximize reliability, ensure order accuracy, and minimize costs.  

  • Review engineering designs, work instructions, orders, returns, and the current value stream to obtain knowledge of products and manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities.

  • Hold and direct sessions with those in the value stream (product designers, material handlers, and operators) to negotiate and establish production and design for manufacturing standards as well as sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products accurately and efficiently.

  • In order to identify and quantify production problems, oversee recording of information to ensure currency of engineering drawings and documentation as well as defect and return reports.

  • Direct workers engaged in product measurement, inspection, and testing activities to ensure quality control and reliability.

  • Formulate sampling procedures and designs and develop forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.

  • Implement methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and defective or damaged parts, and assess cost and responsibility.



  • Communicates current task and priorities weekly

  • Assesses and improves production line efficiency, accuracy, and quality

  • Speeds new product introduction to factory

  • Assesses and improves material flow and availability

  • Assesses and decreases product returns

  • Assesses and decreases product defect rate


Job specifications, standards, and requirements:  

  • A bachelor’s degree with concentration in technical disciplines

  • Professional certification, training or experience in progressive Quality disciplines is expected

  • Certified Green Belt is preferred

  • Sound knowledge of Quality Systems, GD&T, SPC, and MSE concepts is preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Critical to Success: 


Technical Skills:

Analytical or scientific software —  Excel, Weibull, Minitab, Mathematica, Workcell simulation software, StatMost


Computer aided design CAD software  — Autocad or Solidworks, Eagle or Altium/CircuitStudio a plus


Development environment software — Excel Macros, LabView


Software — Microsoft Windows; Linux; MS Office, Google Docs





Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.  

Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.  

Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.  

Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.


Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.


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