Quality Manager

Harsco Corporation Columbia , SC 29209

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Quality Manager

Posted: November 19, 2018

Location: 2401 Edmund Road, Box 20, Columbia, SC , 29171, United States

Job Family: Operations Job Type: /Non-Exempt Contact: Employment Corporate Recruiting Requisition Number: 18-197

Job Summary:
A new operations position opening with tremendous potential for a progressive growth career path with a multinational company. Bring your experience in manufacturing Quality Manager skills to Harsco Rail, where you will have the opportunity to build a career with highly engineered products and join a great team that delivers these products across the globe.

As the Plant Quality Manager manages all aspects of plant quality including assuring overall product quality, quality metrics development/analysis/reporting, quality standards and process development, 3rd party certification compliance and implementation of quality plans based on strategic initiatives

Essential Duties Include:

  • Provide cross functional plant quality leadership.

  • Develop and execute tactical plans to achieve overall quality strategy.

  • Provide technical guidance and implementation of quality tools, methods and processes.

  • Support and facilitate continuous improvement projects.

  • Develop quality standards, processes and procedures.

  • Responsible for CAPA (corrective action/preventive action) process.

  • Responsible for control of non-conforming material and the material review board processes.

  • Responsible for incoming inspection of parts and materials.

  • Collect, analyze and report key quality metrics.

  • Ensure maintenance of all quality records.

  • Specify and provide training on in-process quality requirements for manufacturing personnel.

  • Responsible for plant level Quality Management System.

  • Interface with Engineering, Customer Service, Operations, 3rd party auditors, suppliers and customers.

  • Identify areas for improvement and develop plans for implementing changes.

  • Responsible for internal ISO plant audits and reporting.

  • Prepare for and assist with annual 3rd party compliance audits

About you:

You will have a B.S. Degree in Quality Engineering or other engineering discipline You will have 7+ years of plant quality experience in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment such as rail, custom fabrication of equipment or automotive. You will have 3+ years of supervisory or management experience. Preferred attributes would be a Master's Degree in Business or Engineering and 10+ years of manufacturing operations experience. Also. You will have 10+ years of quality management experience and CQE, CQM, or Black Belt in Lean or Six Sigma.

Travel Requirements:

  • 5%-10% domestic travel with opportunity for global travel

Work Environment - While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

If you have the basic qualifications and are seeking an impactful opportunity with a global leader, apply today - it's quick and easy!


Harsco Rail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco Rail's website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Harsco Rail offers the following alternate application procedure: Contact Donna Lax, HR Manager at 803-822-9160 and Harsco Rail will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. Please call only for disability application.

Harsco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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