Quality Assurance Manager

Fincantieri Marine Group   •  

Marinette, WI

Industry: Transportation

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 34 days ago

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate Degree in Welding, Science Discipline or Engineering Field and 10 years Marine experience.
  • ASNT Level II certifications in Radiographic, Ultrasonic, Magnetic Particle and Liquid Penetrant test methods preferred; Level III certification is ideal.
  • Must hold current American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector certification for visual inspection.
  • Experienced with ISO Quality Systems, NAVSEA, ABS, USCG, and commercial standards.
  • Have a working knowledge of Six-Sigma and Lean methods for problem resolution in a cost effective manner.
  • Must have acceptable NDT Safety record to qualify for Licensing Radiographic Devices under State of Wisconsin and Federal NRC rules for MMC site license.


Job Description

Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a Fincantieri Marine Group Company, is a progressive shipyard specializing in building ships for the United States Navy. We currently have an opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager at our Marinette, Wisconsin location.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for the development, review, and implementation of company Quality Management System policies, procedures, plans, and work instructions. Directs the Quality Department salaried and union workforce to support company goals and objectives. Communicates the QMS requirements to MMC department heads and frontline supervisors. Makes decisions on quality acceptance/rejections if disputes arise. Obtains regulatory approval of Weld Procedures, Nondestructive tests, Calibration Procedures and product testing methods. Directly communicates with Customers and Regulatory Bodies and reports to Executive Management any deficiencies and proposes corrective actions. Attends formal Program Reviews and provides input on quality metrics as determined by product test results. Aides all departments in root cause determinations and corrective actions. Has responsibility for development and delivery of training programs to all MMC workers to ensure compliance to NAVSEA, ABS, USCG and customer contract requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for the development, review, and implementation of company policy, procedure, plans, and work instruction.
  • Ensures hulls are built in accordance with contract and regulatory standards and maintains documentation of compliance. Obtains customer and regulatory approvals as required during construction.
  • Assess the compliance of QMS documentation with the ISO 9001:2000 International Standard, statutory, regulatory, and contractual requirements.
  • Responsible for supervising MMC Weld Engineer, Training Manager, ISO Quality Engineer and NACE Paint Engineer.
  • Responsible for directing Level II NDT Technicians.
  • Responsible for the scheduling, planning, execution, and documentation of internal audits to ensure QMS and regulatory compliance.
  • Responsible for communicating with executive and management personnel, and general workforce. Communicates with Regulatory Bodies, Customer Representatives and other agencies for compliance with requirements.
  • Maintains a commitment to and promotes the company vision statement and the Quality Policy of the organization.
  • Must abide by and enforce all organizational policies and procedures.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises 5 to 7 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Demonstrates leadership skills that align with the mission, vision, and values of the Company.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate Degree in Welding, Science Discipline or Engineering Field and 10 years Marine experience.
  • ASNT Level II certifications in Radiographic, Ultrasonic, Magnetic Particle and Liquid Penetrant test methods preferred; Level III certification is ideal.
  • Must hold current American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector certification for visual inspection.
  • Experienced with ISO Quality Systems, NAVSEA, ABS, USCG, and commercial standards.
  • Have a working knowledge of Six-Sigma and Lean methods for problem resolution in a cost effective manner.
  • Must have acceptable NDT Safety record to qualify for Licensing Radiographic Devices under State of Wisconsin and Federal NRC rules for MMC site license.

SKILLS:

  • People:
  • Good oral and communication skills
  • Team attitude
  • Personal:
  • Well organized
  • Possesses required skills to complete job (knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheets)
  • Good Listening skills
  • Ability to learn
  • Process:
  • Familiarity with filing systems
  • Uses time efficiently
  • Purpose:
  • Listens attentively and follows direction
  • Must have strong Microsoft Office Suites computer skills.
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must have the ability to maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have ability to maintain confidentiality.