Quality Assurance Manager
Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager
Department: Management @Boston Ship Repair, Division of Northeast Ship Repair
Reports To: President
Review Date: August 2012
Approved By: NESR President/Human Resources
Please apply via Northeast Ship Repair’s website:
Responsible for maintaining the quality management program by performing the following duties personally or through other management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following;
• Ensure full compliance with applicable quality standards.
• Manage QA/QC project scheduling and assignments in order to track, report and eliminate non-conformities in products and processes.
• Develop inspection, test, and appropriate sampling plans.
• Provide QA surveillance, audit and evaluation program that includes all shipyard activities, consolidate results, and monitor corrective actions.
• Oversee execution of NDT testing, analyze test results and publish status.
• Provide test status reporting to Management.
• Oversee suppliers’ and subcontractors’ ability to meet contract quality assurance requirements.
• Develop and manage an internal/external product testing program.
• Maintain and update Quality Assurance procedures for the facility.
• Assists estimating as needed, and as time allows, developing production manning charts for bid submittals.
• This position has budget and estimating responsibilities. Individual will schedule, plan, evaluate workloads and procure material, equipment and parts.
• Identify growth work and submit reports.
• Demonstrate reliability in the performance of overtime and critical jobs
• Other duties may be assigned
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws, addressing complaints and resolving problems. Meet all equal employment opportunity objectives. Proactive in safety and creating a positive work environment. Complies and ensures compliance with the Company’s “Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy” which expects that all relationships among persons in the workplace will be business-like and free of bias, prejudice and harassment.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• Five or more years of multi-disciplinary QA/QC experience with USN and commercial vessel production projects at a supervisory level; Bachelor’s degree or six years of experience and some production supervision experience preferred.
• Experience in the preparation and implementation of Inspection Plans including the management of Inspection and Test Records.
• Competency in Microsoft Office programs.
• Excellent communication skills and leadership ability
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.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common quality standards/procedures, technical journals, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers or regulatory agencies. Ability to write quality procedures that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to management. Ability to respond positively and proactively to discussions on topics that are, on occasion, conducted in contentious atmospheres. Must have excellent communication skills.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to tour all vessels, piers, docks, and work sites.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation; and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
The individual must have a working knowledge of all safety and environmental regulations, processes, procedures, and company policies and perform the supervisory functions in compliance with all of the above.
“An Equal Opportunity Employer”
Please apply via Northeast Ship Repair’s website: