Quality Assurance Manager

Trinity Industries   •  

Longview, TX

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 43 days ago


TrinityRail is searching for a Quality Assurance Manager to work in our Longview, Texas Plant. The Quality Manager will have the opportunity to contribute to TrinityRail’s success by developing and implementing programs to establish and maintain quality standards of existing products and services, as well as developing programs to focus employees on quality improvement. What you'll do:

  • Plans, develops, enhances and maintains a Quality Management System providing continuous improvements to all products manufactured by the organization in order to meet or exceed customer specifications
  • Manages time, money and resources available to efficiently respond to any requirement related to the quality of the system or product in a prioritized, quantifiable manner
  • Provide departmental and company leadership promoting the use of key management principles, supervision of direct reports and others related to the quality department function
  • Assumes responsibility as the Quality Management Representative, monitoring and managing the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Facilitates the QMS Management Review meetings
  • Formulates and maintains quality objectives coordinated with the business, product and customer expectations in mind
  • Plans, allocates and manages departmental budget to the Annual Operating Plan (AOP)
  • Directs and facilitates the collection and analysis of data
  • Works with appropriate manufacturing and supplier personnel to resolve/prevent discrepancies
  • Performs and/or facilitates pilot runs
  • Works with other departments to exchange quality information
  • Communicates to all necessary formats to convey quality information to required parties
  • Monitors deviations/non-compliance and correction/preventative action systems
  • Participates in meetings and provides training as required


What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality, Operations, Manufacturing Engineering or other related field or equivalent experience to obtain required knowledge base
  • 5-7 years relevant experience
  • Weld experience
  • ASQ CQM/OE, QE, CWI and/or Six Sigma Certification Preferred
  • Direct experience with a quality function and/or quality related responsibilities
  • Direct experience in team facilitation and group leadership
  • Previous supervisory or management experience, skills and responsibility is required
  • Must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills; ability to work with others efficiently and effectively both one-on-one and as a part of a team/group
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

Job ID: 1900072