Quality Assurance Manager

JOB TITLE: QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

REPORTS TO: QUALITY DIRECTOR

SUMMARY

The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for the quality system and monitors and advises on compliance with operating procedures, which includes the Quality Manual. The Quality Manager is also responsible for posting statistics regarding company performance against set parameters. The job function covers all aspects of the company’s operation and requires the ability to assimilate and analyze information.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Ensure that all PSI safety procedures, rules and regulations are followed and met.
  • With the Executive Group, define the Quality Management principles and implement and assure the functioning of the QMS as required by ISO 9001-2015.

  • Prepare the A-level manual for Executive Group review; check all B-level descriptions and revisions before approval by the VP or CEO.

  • Lead the QA-Team coordinating development of the Quality Management System.

  • Be responsible for and monitor functioning of the Quality Improvement System and suggestion scheme, and Document Control System.

  • Plan, perform and assure that internal audits for the Yard’s operations are completed; the results evaluated and findings addressed.

  • Assist in supplier evaluation when expertise in quality system analysis is needed.

  • Prepare and present QMS reviews to the Executive Group.

  • Develop, perform and/or assure implementation of the quality-training program in cooperation with the Yard’s training department.

  • Report to the President and CEO Quality Management System deficiencies unresolved by department managers.

  • Assessing both suppliers and company’s product specifications and customer requirements.

  • Working closely with purchasing staff in establishing quality requirements from external suppliers.

  • Maintaining a constant awareness of the business context and company profitability.

  • Liaising with other managers and staff, particularly in areas such as design, production and purchasing.

  • Ensuring tests and procedures are properly understood, carried out and evaluated and that product modifications are investigated if necessary.

  • Writing technical reports.

  • Bringing together different disciplines and driving the group to formulate and agree comprehensive quality procedures.

  • Working methodically to establish a clearly defined system that all staff can apply.

  • Act as key contact with customers’ auditors; responsible for ensuring execution of corrective actions and ongoing compliance with customers’ specifications.

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

COMPETENCIES

  • Able to communication effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Decision Making/Problem Solving
  • Adaptability and organizational skills and understanding
  • Integrity
  • Conflict resolution
  • Strategic thinking
  • Stress management
  • Willingness and ability to work as a team member

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILTY

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in maintenance of formal Quality System in shipyards/heavy industry or similar type project driven production environment.

  • Familiar with ISO 9001-2015 requirements - Experienced internal auditor.

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the sciences, or related field.

  • The ability to research and analyze various different types of data information.

  • The ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or government law.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.

  • Knowledge of statistics is required with general numeracy, coupled with good interpersonal skills.
     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Environmental exposures are similar to those found in most heavy industrial settings and may include noise, heat, cold, vibration, dust, fumes and smoke.  Work may be carried on indoors or outdoors, and may involve exposure to inclement weather conditions. 

    *Philly Shipyard is a TOBACCO FREE facility.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    Normal office duties with about half of the time working in the yard. 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.  A range of motion sufficient to perform general lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, climbing, working at heights, extended walking or standing, etc. is required.  Employment in this position is contingent upon passing the medical examination.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

    This is a full-time, safety-sensitive position.  Standard days and hours of work vary by department, days and hours determined by department schedules.

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time or without notice.

Philly Shipyard is committed to equal opportunity for all applicants.  The recruitment, selection, employment and training of employees during employment, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender or age-except that the applicant must meet the minimum age requirement.  Philly Shipyard does not, and will not, discriminate because of the disability of such individual.

 

All applications must be turned in to the Human Resources Department for consideration

 

Philly Shipyard is committed to equal opportunity for all applicants.  The recruitment, selection, employment and training of employees during employment, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender or age-except that the applicant must meet the minimum age requirement.  Philly Shipyard does not, and will not, discriminate because of the disability of such individual.

 

 

 

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