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Quality Assurance Manager

at Wastren Advantage Inc

Posted: 3/5/2019
Job Reference #: 1445
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Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-CO-Denver
    Posted Date2 weeks ago(3/5/2019 3:08 PM)
    ID
    2019-1445
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Under limited supervision, performs quality assurance support for the Quality Assurance (QA) or Performance Assurance (PA) team. Typical job duties are routine and require use of standard techniques and procedures.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain close working relationship with senior management and/or operational management in ensuring Quality Assurance services are being properly executed and needs of the company are met
    • Must understand and be able to apply inspection methodologies and testing techniques, including various types of sampling plans; must be able to understand blueprints (drawings), subassembly and PCBA drawings, including dimensioning and tolerancing
    • Must understand and be able to apply the principles of corrective and preventive actions, including root cause analysis, and demonstrate a command of both oral and written communication
    • Must possess the ability to effectively interface internally with customer service, engineering, and manufacturing departments, as well as respond to supplier or customer quality issues.
    • Direct activities associated with the development and implementation of Quality Assurance policies, procedures and systems
    • Develop training programs for site personnel involved in Quality Assurance work and assists in establishing operation standards
    • Direct activities associated with the development and implementation of Performance Assurance policies, procedures and systems
    • Develop training programs for site personnel involved in Performance Assurance work and assists in establishing operation standards
    • Plans, schedules and organizes the QA work to ensure utilization of employees and compliance with all contract requirements, quality standards and budgetary guidelines
    • Mentor employees on the work methods and performance expectations
    • Provides leadership and motivation to subordinate personnel
    • Interfaces with groups inside and outside the organization, senior management, other locations, auditors and client representatives
    • Develop or review/update of various plans, policies or procedures as needed
    • Performs duties complex in nature
    • Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner. If supervising others, has responsibility for the safety of those being supervised and ensures they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits
    • Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

    Accountabilities:

    Inside

    • Work in an office at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities or industrial field environments). May also work at off-project sites representing the organization at various types of locations throughout the community for business purposes. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed
    • Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching
    • Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage
    • In some cases, radiological training may be required
    • The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job
    • This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability

    Outside

    • Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities and environmental conditions). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed
    • Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment to enter various types of potentially hazardous areas (such as but not limited to chemical, dust fumes, mists, heat stress factors, etc.)
    • Ability to carry several instruments/equipment or tools while walking extensively. Potential prolonged walking/standing, repeated pushing/pulling
    • Ability to perform medium to very heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, non-repetitive, up to 50 pounds of force frequently (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), and/or more than 20 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching
    • Potential for prolonged driving of or riding in a motor vehicle, machine operation, and/or working around moving equipment/machinery or motorized vehicles (such as but not limited to car, truck, golf cart, gator, heavy equipment)
    • Ability to work in confined areas, tanks, heat stress conditions, high noise and areas with radiation and chemical hazards
    • Environmental conditions may include weather or temperature extremes, inclement weather (such as but not limited to wind, rain, excessive heat, excessive cold, snow/ice, etc.)
    • In some cases radiological training may be required
    • May be required to operate company vehicle during the course of work. All safety and DOT regulations and procedures must be adhered to at all times
    • The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job
    • This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability

    Qualifications

    Education & Certifications:

    • BA/BS degree in a related field and 11 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required

    Experience & Requirements:

    • Typical experience ranges from 11 - 14 years
    • 5+ years of experience working in nuclear facility environment (NQA-1)
    • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
    • Strong PC skills including Microsoft applications
    • Detail oriented