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Quality Assurance Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : JB 79745
  • Location: USA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Sector: Craft Services, Marine
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 29/09/2016
This vacancy has now expired.
Responsible for managing the Quality Management Program by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate. Assist Production Team with production matters and oversee specific production tasks as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
*Manage QA/QC project scheduling and assignments to track, report and eliminate non-conformities in products and processes.
*Develop inspection, test, and appropriate sampling plans.
*Provide direction for QA surveillance, audit and evaluation program that includes all shipyard activities, consolidate results, and monitor corrective actions.
*Oversee development and execution of NDT test plans, analyze test results and publish status
*Provide test status reporting to production team and customer.
*Coordinate Regulatory Body Inspections for projects, ensuring sign off are completed and additional repairs are identified and documented.
*Work with project team to ensure timely release and to schedule QA resource for future releases.
*Evaluate suppliers' and subcontractors' ability to meet contract quality assurance requirements.
*Investigate and define problem areas, prepare reports recommending solutions or courses of action related to projects.
*Assist Project Manager with contractual requirements for vessels as required including weekly progress and updating schedules.
*Work with production team on a daily basis assisting the Ship and Assistant Ship Superintendents in their duties to expedite completion of vessel projects and take responsibility for assigned production tasks from start to finish.
*Provide input and updates to status of vessel projects to production team for responsible production tasks.

Two to five year's multi-disciplinary QA/QC experience with USN and commercial vessel production projects. Bachelor's degree and some production and ship repair experience preferred.

*Experience in the preparation and implementation of Inspection Plans including the management of inspection and Test Records.
*Competency in Microsoft Office programs.
*Two to Five years of experience in ship repair production, administration and contracts.
*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 principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
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.

Employee must comply with all company and regulated safety requirements.

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office