Wieland, a global leader in the manufacturing of copper and copper alloys for 200 years, currently has a need for a Quality Assurance Leader at our Wieland facility in Waterbury, CT. The Quality Assurance Leader will be responsible for ensuring our products and services are in accordance with the company Quality Manual and agreed upon customer or industry standards. He/She will helps drive continuous improvement to achieve key performance indicators including but not limited to yield, excess scrap percentage, and customer return rate.
The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and good problem solving skills.
Oversee the daily functions of the Metallurgical Laboratory. Oversee the plant calibration program. Provide quality related services to manufacturing to assure proper quality and certification of finished product to customers. Report and track manufacturing issues affecting quality of product, facilitate corrective actions internal and external. Provide quality-related support to Marketing Engineering and Sales. Monitor and track base stock related issues on incoming material. Maintain ISO certification. Coordinate with the commercial team to handle customer complaints. Develop effective investigatory practices to identify the true root cause of internal and external quality variances and develop systematic solutions to the problem. Exhibit a true commitment to the values, vision and strategy of Wieland.
Bachelor's degree in Metallography or Metallurgy degree or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to understand and interpret ASTM, AMS, and ISO standards.
Ability to distinguish the origin of various metal surface features affecting the quality of the strip.
Understanding of customer quality requirements (attributes of the finished product).
Ability to communicate technical information in a simplified format to plant personnel and customers alike.
Must be proficient in general computer skills. Experience and proficiency in MES systems is required, experience with SAP is preferred.
Wieland provides competitive wages and benefits, including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(k), Paid Vacation and Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement, Bonus opportunity, a Wellness Incentive Program, and more
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer