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Worthington Industries, Inc.

Quality Manager

Worthington Industries, Inc. - Jackson, MI




The Quality Manager is responsible for improving the quality of products and process at a specific location. This position provides work direction for Quality Control Technicians, team leaders and employees, and establishes, monitors and continuously improves the quality control system. This position interacts regularly with engineering, manufacturing and service functions to establish quality standard for raw material, work in process and finished products. The ideal candidate is an organized, analytical, problem-solver with the ability to prioritize and delegate tasks to ensure that daily operations are running effectively and efficiently. This ideal candidate would also be required to work with our teams at the poiint of operation as needed, as this is a hands on manager role.


Responsible for quality management system maintenance and use, as well as IATF16949 accreditation of the facility.

Validates quality system effectiveness through direct customer contacts.

Uses statistical methods and other appropriate techniques to evaluate process capability, define improvement, and monitor process outputs.

Monitors and reports on vendor changes or new vendor quality characteristics.

Leads continuous improvement of quality systems to prevent defects, reduce process variation and eliminate waste.

Manages vendor and customer claim processes.

Drives costs down through quality by determining the most efficient cost effective way to make the products.

Educates employees to make sound processing and raw material selection decisions, this would include working on the shop floor as needed.

Ensures compliance with governmental safety and environmental and internal/external regulations and standards for equipment, processes, and services.

Provides leadership for team-based problem solving efforts in response to customer complaints and internal scrap and rework issues.

Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

Knowledge and experience in implementation of statistical process control method

Strong leadership and management skills

Strong problem solving/trouble shooting skills

Strong organizational skills

Teamwork skills

Strong customer service skills

Integrity and trust

Strong computer skills

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

Education/Training Required

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

5 years manufacturing/quality experience

Steel processing or automotive industry experience a plus

Preferred Lean manufacturing background

Company Information

We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran's status.

10 days 8 hours ago

Worthington Industries, Inc.


Quality Manager Worthington Industries, Inc. - Jackson, MI, United States


Location: Jackson, MI

Company Profile:
In 1955, a young steel salesman named John H. McConnell saw an opportunity for custom processed steel. He purchased his first load of steel by borrowing $600 against his 1952 Oldsmobile and founded Worthington Industries. First year earnings were $11,000 generated from sales of $342,000. From these modest beginnings, McConnell started a company known for its innovative products and services as well as its unique employee relationships.