Quality Manager - Foundry

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Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting qualified candidates for a Direct Hire Quality Manage Job in Erie, PA for our client, a large foundry that produces a variety of high quality iron castings for various markets. The client is pursuing improvements to their quality systems and process controls, with a goal of reducing variability in our casting quality and improving services to their customers. The Quality Manager will supervise the plant quality department to optimize all quality system aspects of the foundry processes. This include direct oversight of our ISO quality system. We are seeking candidates with experience managing a Quality Department in a foundry and sand casting environment. Our client offers and excellent starting salary of $80,000 to $100,000 per year, based on experience and a comprehensive benefits package.


Responsibilities for the Quality Manager Job in Erie, PA will include:
• Directly oversees, sustains, and drives improvement of the ISO quality system. This includes development of proper training materials.
• Direct management of the Quality department employees.
• Direct interaction with customers regarding quality questions and concerns.
• Direct oversight of new product launches including coordination of activities with the customers, pattern shop, manufacturing, and outside processing. This includes direct support of PPAP activities and other customer quality requirements.
• Ensures proper quality system controls for any changes of processes, materials, and suppliers.
• Actively promotes cost reduction activities
• Supports manufacturing flow improvements with a goal of minimizing process waste and increasing throughput.
• Leader and participant of Perfect Execution initiates including lean manufacturing, Kaizen, 5S+1, etc. Training in Perfect Execution will be provided to the successful applicant.
• Close interaction and collaboration with manufacturing supervisors, operators, and maintenance personnel to coordinate identified projects

Required Competencies:

•4-year degree in a technical field, preferably in metallurgy or material sciences (or an equivalent combination of education and on-the-job experience)
•Minimum of 3 years’ experience in quality management, ideally in a foundry or metal-process setting (preferably with ductile iron materials)
•Strong ability to perform statistical analysis of processes, and then drive sustainable process improvements and controls
Strong organization skills with proven abilities in project management
•Ability to direct, organize, and respect direct reports and peer employees in a team-oriented environment
•Possesses a genuine passion and enthusiasm for positive business and process changes with the goals of better servicing our customers and improving the welfare of our employees
•Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word, as well as other statistical analysis software tools. Past experience with ERP systems is preferable.
•In-depth knowledge of metallurgy and sand systems is a plus
•Willingness to work “hands-on” in a foundry environment

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume or you may email your resume to our recruiter, Madeleine Felion, at madeleine.felion@adeccona.com. Please include Foundry Quality Manager on the subject line of any e-mail correspondence. Questions regarding this position can be addressed by emailing Madeleine. Thank you in advance for applying, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.


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