Employment Opportunity


Job Code: GW-03182414512373

Salary Range: $115K

Job Location:

City: Winamac State: IN

Job Description:

About The Position:

The Quality and Engineering Manager is responsible for leading and integrating the engineering 
and quality assurance departments. This role involves overseeing the development and 
implementation of engineering solutions and quality assurance programs that support operational 
success, customer satisfaction, and compliance with industry standards. The Quality and 
Engineering Manager ensures that both engineering and quality systems are effective, efficient, 
and aligned with organizational goals; and ensuring that both engineering and quality standards 
support the organization's objectives and customer needs.

What You'll Do:

Lead the combined engineering and quality assurance teams, providing direction, expectations, 
and accountability.
Oversee and integrate the activities of the Quality and Engineering departments, ensuring 
alignment with company objectives and customer requirements.
Manage and optimize the quality management system, ensuring compliance with relevant standards 
(ISO 9001) and customer specifications.
Oversee the development and implementation of engineering solutions focused on equipment, 
manufacturing processes, tooling improvements, and innovation activities.
Analyze and review execution of maintenance plans, performance metrics (OEE, downtime, 
equipment history), and quality assurance processes.
Drive maintenance and quality improvement initiatives using computerized systems and lean 
manufacturing techniques.
Lead and participate in capital project requests, ensuring timely implementation and 
integration of technical activities.
Own and advocate for the company's values and behaviors, promoting a culture of involvement, 
communication, mutual trust & respect, and excellence.
Ensure compliance with all company environmental, safety, and quality policies and standards.
Manage the NDT certification program and ensure compliance with relevant standards.
Conduct statistical analysis and apply lean six sigma methods for continuous improvement.
Manage customer relationships, addressing needs, concerns, and feedback effectively.
Lead problem-solving teams and kaizen events to improve operational performance.
Possess authority to stop processes for quality, safety, or environmental corrections, and 
promptly report noncompliance.
Provide leadership, direction, and training to team members, ensuring high levels of 
competence, motivation, and performance.
What It Takes to Succeed:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Materials Science, or a comparable technical field.
10+ years of combined experience in manufacturing and quality assurance, with experience in the 
commercial metals industry.
In-depth understanding of quality systems, process control plans, and relevant industry 
standards (e.g., ASTM, AMS, ASME).
Experience with metallurgical concepts and materials, steel industry experience is a plus.
Language Skills:

Ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts in both verbal and written forms.
Proficient in reading, writing, and interpreting technical documents, instructions, and 
Mathematical Skills:

Advanced mathematical skills, including statistical analysis methods, as required by lean six 
sigma, and other mathematical analyses related to industry applications, is a plus.
What We Offer:

A comprehensive benefits package available 30 days post-hire.
Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA, 401k Matching, Life Insurance, STD/LTD.
Full tuition reimbursement for career development.
Wellness Programs, Lifestyle Rewards, Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
Generous PTO & Holidays.
An environment that fosters growth and versatility in your career.
Competencies/Desired Characteristics:

Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and manage teams effectively.
In-depth knowledge of engineering practices, manufacturing technology, and quality assurance 
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
Strong communication skills, capable of effective interaction with technical and non-technical 
staff at all levels.
Proficiency in ISO 9001 standards and lean manufacturing

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes