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Quality Assurance Manager Fitzgerald, GA

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Company :
Watco Companies LLC

Location :
Fitzgerald, Georgia

Expiry Date :
Sat, 06 Feb 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Are you looking for a career in a fast-paced environment in the most exciting industry in the world where the opportunities for growth and learning are endless? If your answer is yes, then come be a part of the Watco team! Not only do we offer industry leading benefits, competitive pay, vacation and 401k, we also have a top of the line training program, Watco University, to educate our team members and help them to grow their career to the next level. Summary Description The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for leading the quality assurance program at the respective WMS facility. The Quality Assurance Manager implements and maintains processes in accordance with the WMS Quality Policies and Procedures, Association of American Railroads (AAR), Manual of Standards and Recommended Practices, Specification for Quality, related AAR rules and technical standards, and 49 CFR requirements. The Quality Assurance Manager is also accountable for achieving targets established for customer satisfaction and profitability by improving quality and service delivery. The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for creating, reviewing, analyzing, accepting or rejecting, as applicable, reports for nonconformance data with a focus for continuous improvement. The Quality Assurance Manager must participate in AAR, FRA, Customer, and Internal Quality Assurance facility audits and certification events. Duties And Responsibilities The essential duties and responsibilities are listed below. – Leads Quality Team communication; ensures QA updates are rolled out at the facility – Ensures implementation, oversight, and management of the Quality Assurance Program on a site level basis – Leads facility team during internal audits, external audits (AAR, customer, etc.), and customer site visits – Evaluates quality workload demands to determine adequate resource allocation to support facility Quality Assurance – Ensures process nonconformance’s (PNC) are accurately reported – Analyzes process nonconformance data with a goal of identifying continuous improvement opportunities – Communicates quality improvement opportunities to site production management, and partners with production management in leading changes to improve overall results. – Supervises and/or coordinates daily activities for Inspections – Ensures adherence to WMS safety policies and procedures – Recommends personnel actions for QA department including hiring, disciplinary action, performance management, promotions and other personnel changes; – Contributes to the overall performance from the standpoints of safety, quality, profitability – Manages in-process inspection and final inspection audits to ensure compliance with quality program – Facilitates root cause and corrective action processes with cross-functional operations team – Identifies improvement opportunities for WMS procedures and practices and communicates details to the Corporate Quality leadership – Ensure all required customer, regulatory, and WMS standards, specifications, and instruction are maintained – Evaluates and coordinates with the Plant Manager and Functional Leaders the meet quality training needs – Performs other duties as required by the Plant Manager and Corporate Quality leadership Knowledge, Skills And Abilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the following knowledge, characteristics, skills and/or abilities: – Proficient in computer software applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Visio, Entrust, Syspro, – Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships – Excellent oral communication skills with the ability to positively influence team members at all levels of the business – Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, and tasks of the team – Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships and teamwork with proven leadership skills – Ability to pay close attention to detail – Ability to make independent judgments within scope of responsibility In Compliance With FRA Regulations And AAR MSRP Section J Team Members Must Successfully Complete The Following Training And Become Certified Within 90 Days Of Hire Or Job Transfer And On a Three Year Recurring Basis – WMS Quality Assurance Program – WMS Hazmat, General Awareness, Function Specific, and Security Training (Tank Car Facilities) Should Complete The Following Training – Root Cause Corrective Action – AAR Basic Auditor’s Course Education And Experience – High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in a technical or related field preferred – Familiar with transportation regulations. – Minimum of 5 years’ experience at a supervisory level. Minimum of 3 years in a quality role. – Classes or training in quality programs, quality auditing or quality inspection preferred. Physical Demands & Work Environment – Required to use personal protective equipment as environmental conditions dictate – Ability to work in all weather conditions including hot/cold, dry/wet and dusty conditions – Position is required to exert up to 50lbs of force occasionally – Travel is required approximately 15% of the time. N (Not Applicable): Activity is not applicable to this occupation O (Occasionally): Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day) F (Frequently): Occupation requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hours/day) C (Constantly): Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day) Stand – F Reach Above Shoulder – F PUSH/ PULL LIFT/ CARRY Walk – F Climb -O 12 lbs. or less – F 10 lbs. or less – F Sit – F Crawl – O 13 – 25 lbs. – F 11 – 20 lbs. – F Handling/Fingering – F Squat/Kneel – O 26 – 40 lbs. – O 21 – 50 lbs. – – O Reach Outward – F Bend – O 41 – 100 lbs. – O 51 – 100 lbs. – O