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Date: Mar 4, 2019

Location: Antioch, TN, US, 37013

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

TWB Company is North America’s market leader for tailor welded products with locations in Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee, Ontario and Mexico. Formed in 1992, TWB is a joint venture of Worthington Industries and Wuhan Iron and Steel Company.  The company developed the tailor welded blank market in North America and is the leading manufacturer of tailor welded products in the NAFTA region supporting JIT production and services to the automotive industry.  The company’s technologies are helping automotive companies produce stronger, lighter vehicles.  

Summary

As a Quality Manager located at our Antioch facility, this role is responsible for assuring all three southern facilities meet all standards while continually improving the quality of products and reducing manufacturing costs. The position requires interaction with customers, suppliers, purchasing, sales, manufacturing, and auditors in order to drive continual improvement throughout the operation while at the same time reducing PPM defects in the supply base, internally and at the customer base. The Quality Manager is a senior member of the southern region staff that demonstrates leadership with regards to all quality and non-quality related tasks. Mentoring, coaching and driving the Worthington Philosophy throughout all levels of the region is imperative.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure facility compliance to standards: ensure compliance to all domestic and international codes, standards, and regulations (i.e. ASME, API)
  • Management and leadership of quality group: responsible for hiring, training, developing and supervising the quality department.
  • Lead the facility in reducing total PPM (parts per million) defects: responsible for leading the facility in reducing supplier, internal (scrap/rework) and customer PPM defects.
  • Management of Quality System: responsible for implementing, developing, auditing, maintaining and improving the facility quality system, Worthington quality systems and customer related quality systems.
  • Cost Reduction: involved with initiatives to reduce costs associated with materials, products, processes and any other related area of waste in the facility.
  • Customer and supplier liaison: interacts with customers and suppliers in order to eliminate defects, improve products and reduce costs.
  • Leadership: provide leadership and guidance to facility management team in order to drive continual improvement in the facility.
  • Safety: actively participate in facility safety initiatives.

Skills

  • Strong communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Strong multi-tasking skills (ability to work in a fast paced environment)
  • Quality system knowledge including ISO, ASME Section VIII Div.1, API preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in non-destructive testing methods (including Radiography preferred)
  • Knowledge of Process Improvement Methodology
  • Strong Leadership and management capabilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business related field
  • Minimum 5 years of manufacturing/quality experience, steel processing and welding preferred
  • CQM (Certified Quality Manager) status through ASQ (American Society for Quality) is a plus!

Education

Bachelors in Quality Engineering or Business

 

TWB is considered an Employer of Choice operating under a long-standing philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule. TWB and its subsidiaries, are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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