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Quality Area Manager

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc
Location: Jefferson
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Worthington Industries is seeking a Quality Manager for their Jefferson, OH manufacturing facility. The plant is a very well ran and long-standing facility that has also been highly profitable. Excellent culture and team! The Quality Manager is responsible for assuring that the facility meets all standards while continually improving the quality of products and reducing manufacturing costs. The position requires interaction with customers, suppliers, purchasing, sales, manufacturing, and auditors in order to drive continual improvement throughout the operation while at the same time reducing PPM defects in the supply base, internally and at the customer base. The position will be responsible for oversight of the local quality team including quality engineers, inspectors and technicians.


  • Ensure facility compliance to standards:Ensure compliance to all domestic and international codes, standards, regulations.
  • Management and Leadership of Quality Group Responsible for hiring, training, developing and, supervising the quality department.
  • Lead the facility in reducing total PPM (parts per million) defects Responsible for leading the facility in reducing supplier, internal (scrap/rework), and customer PPM defects.
  • Management of Quality System -Responsible for implementing, developing, auditing, maintaining and, improving the facility quality system, Worthington quality systems and, customer-related quality systems.
  • Cost Reduction:Involved with initiatives to reduce costs associated with materials, products , processes and any other related area of waste in the facility.
  • Customer and supplier liaison:Interacts with customers and supplier in order to eliminate defects, improve products and, reduce costs.

Desired Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience of manufacturing specifically with quality experience
  • Strong Communication (Verbal and written), organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Problem solving Skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Quality system knowledge QS / ISO / ASME / DOT
  • Experience with ASNT Certification
  • Knowledge of Process Improvement Methodology
  • Strong Leadership and Management capabilities
  • Knowledge and experience in Root Cause Countermeasure Methods such as 5-Why, Fishbone , Pareto, and/or other Data Analysis techniques
  • ASQ or Six Sigma Certification/Training CQM, CQE, CQA, Green Belt, Black Belt, etc


Bachelors or equivalent

Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading global industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North Americas premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Companys brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman, Bernzomatic, Balloon Time, Mag Torch and Well-X-Trol. Worthingtons WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities.

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Keywords: Worthington Industries, Inc, Erie , Quality Area Manager, Other , Jefferson, Pennsylvania

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