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Quality Manager

By August 18, 2022November 29th, 2022No Comments

The Quality Manager is the score keeper for the foundry process’s that includes charting, analyzing, documenting cause, effect, and solutions. The Quality Manager will work closely with customers regarding any concerns they have as a result of casting defects. The position requires accurate, timely, and consistent testing of metal and sand processes.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

Knowledge of furnaces and control of melting processes

Responsible for Metallurgical duties including accurate chemistries of the iron and mechanical properties to meet required specs

Control of sand processes used in green sand molding and isocure cores

Control of raw materials, supplier audits

Utilize and operate quality testing equipment such as Spectrometer, Microscope, Brinell Hardness

Maintain an ISO certifiable quality/business system

Manage internal quality audits and complete customer requested quality audits

Liaison with customers both internal and external regarding corrective actions and process changes

Communicate timely and accurate data to customer working to resolve scrap defects

Responsible for providing technical support to managers and supervisors of foundry operations

Continuously monitor and make improvements to reduce scrap defects related to metal or sand

Problem Solver – Root Cause Analysis


Job Specifications

BS Materials Science degree, Metallurgist preferred

Minimum 5 years management experience, Foundry experience preferred

Excellent communication skills (writing, listening, and speaking)

Must be able to use and understand Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel

Talent for managing detail

Ability to thrive in team environment