TriMas Corporation Quality Manger in Huntsville, Alabama

Quality Manger

**Company: Norris Cylinder Company

Primary Location: 521 Green Cove Road SE, Huntsville, AL 35803 USA

Employment Type: Salaried | Full-Time

Function: Quality

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Norris Cylinders Company, a TriMas Company, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of high pressure and low pressure acetylene cylinders.From its inception, the principle objective of the company has been to manufacture the highest-quality products used for the shipping and dispensing of compressed gases, while exceeding customer expectations in value and service. This remains our commitment. The Quality Manager will develop, implement and manage quality controlsystems designed to ensure continuous production of advanced composite materials and applications (consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals).

Responsibilities of the Quality Manager:

  • Ensure a high level of external customer service. Investigate (andcorrect) customer issues and complaints relating to quality.

  • Supervise workers engaged in inspection and testing activities toensure high productivity and high technical integrity.

  • Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications todetermine standards and to establish quality and reliability expectations of finished products.

  • Provide technical and statistical expertise to teams.

  • Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards andon-going quality control objectives.

  • Coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation withother plant managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.

  • Create, document and implement inspection criteria throughprocedures and work instructions.

  • Interpret quality control philosophy to key personnel withinCompany.

  • Provide, and oversee, inspection activity for product throughoutproduction cycle.

  • Apply total quality management tools and approaches to analyticaland reporting processes, including the Cost of Quality (COQ).

  • Support the material purchasing group by interacting with vendorsto ensure quality of all purchased parts.

  • Support environmental functions and processes throughout themanufacturing process.

  • Maintain active role on internal Continuous Improvement teams.

  • Design, develop and implement quality control training programsfor all Norris personnel with focus on individual procedures and work instructions utilizing Norris “U” concept.


Required Qualifications of the Quality Manager:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality or related field

· Previous Supervisory\Management experience

· At least 7 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications of the Quality Manager:

· Previous experience in the GAWDA industry

Norris Cylinders is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.