Quality Assurance Manager


Quality Assurance Manager

My client has an immediate need for a Quality Assurance Manager. They are in NE Portland and known globally for their diverse portfolio and ability to provide exceptional customer service along with the highest quality products. This is an opportunity for someone that is seeking a career that will provide longevity and security. This is a rare opportunity and will be gone soon. The current environment is happy and consistent. They’ve had their IOS for over 40 years and keep their cert’s up to date! We are looking for someone that can perform at a quick pace, juggle many moving projects while keeping record of daily progress. Please continue reading for more information if you are interested in this direct hire opportunity.

This position plans, coordinates and directs quality programs designed to ensure continuous production of products consistent with established standards by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.


Formulates and maintains quality and environmental objectives and coordinates objectives with production procedures to maximize product reliability and minimize costs. Develops and analyzes statistical data and product specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy of finished product.

Held accountable for output of Quality Assurance department. Maintains monthly quality report to include outside and inside quality failures.

Directs workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities and products.

Plans, promotes and organizes training activities related to product quality and reliability.

Maintains calibration for all measuring equipment and devices.

Assists and works with other departments and personnel to solve quality problems, Pre-Production Approval Process studies (PPAP), internal audits, Control and Analysis of Non-Conforming Product, Monitoring and Reporting on SPC trends (GR&R and Cp/Cpk analysis), and Control Plans and PFMEAs. Investigates and adjust customer complaints regarding quality and coordinates supplier quality issues through purchasing department.

Participates in, supports, & acts as Management Representative for ISO 9001, AS9100 & ISO 14001 programs. Ensures all company required quality records are current and accurate.

Participates in Divisional staff and management teams. Put together & leads Management Review Meetings.


Directly supervises employees in the Quality Assurance department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


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.


Associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or five (5) years’ experience as Quality Manager highly recommended. At least two (2) years of inspection experience required.

Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of algebra, geometry and SPC.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Hours of Operation – Monday – Friday 7:30am – 3:30 pm

Compensation: Based on level of experience – Salary

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision. Bonus annually 5% - 10%

Excellent work environment, paid vacation and PTO.

Please send your information including cover letter, references and resume to Catherine.egger@adeccona.com or call Catherine directly at 503-946-2718 to be considered for this career opportunity.

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