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Norriseal Wellmark - Quality Manager - Houston, TX

at Apergy

Posted: 6/27/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 1983

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Position Summary:

Management of the day-to-day activities of the Quality department including: implementing and maintaining an effective Quality Management System (QMS), ensuring that quality standards are defined and followed by internal personnel and external suppliers/vendors.


  • Manage and direct the QMS, ensuring coordination with all personnel companywide; including quality policies, procedures, processes, programs, and practices, to assure the company of continuous conformance with appropriate standards and regulations.
  • Track and report quality metrics (KPI’s), trending and implementing process improvements based on data analysis.
  • Ensure that quality standards are defined and followed to meet the highest degree of satisfaction by our customer base.
  • Analyze manufacturing processes for improvement using various methods of testing and inspection
  • Develop, apply and maintain quality requirements and standards for development and manufacturing products
  • Manage and resolve product and process quality issues.
  • Support concurrent engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer.
  • Design and implement methods for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection.
  • Promote and execute quality standards, inspection processes, test methodology, quality plans, documents and reports.
  • Assist in process certification.
  • Review customers purchase orders, contracts and change requests and ensure that the necessary criteria and provisions are included in quality and process plans.
  • Develop, execute and analyze quality-reporting measures.
  • Report to management on quality issues, trends and losses.
  • Participate in strategic planning meetings, special projects and teams.
  • Manage and coordinate the internal audit process
  • Collect objective evidence, and write up audit reports to ensure the quality management system is operating effectively.
  • Use process mapping techniques, lean or Six Sigma process improvement methodologies.
  • Work collectively with supply chain to ensure suppliers meet minimum company quality requirements.
  • Promote awareness of customer requirements throughout the organization.
Required Skills

  • Proven technical capacity with similar manufacturing environment and products.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and proven teamwork and leadership ability.
  • Requires a sound understanding of statistics.
  • Extensive experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), ISO standards (i.e. ISO 9001), and API is critical to the position.
  • Ability to work independently, and within a team environment with strong follow up, organization and prioritization skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with policy and procedure writing.
  • Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Proficient with software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, process mapping using Visio, and Statistical Process Control (SPC).
  • Shows respect, understanding, tact and concern to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others.
  • Maintains confidentiality and has high ethical standards.
  • Demonstrates a personable, positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Fosters teamwork and collaboration within and across work groups.
Required Experience

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Quality Management or similar field degree is preferred. MS degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of quality management experience, preference in the valves and controls industry.
  • Internal Auditor Certification preferred.
Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States
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