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Quality Manager

Company: Lasco Fittings, Inc
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summary: Responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of all activities of the Quality Control function. These activities include ensuring compliance with Company Policies, and applicable standards such as NSF, ASTM, and ISO 9001. Accountable for the disposition of defective material. Review customer complaints and other adverse quality trends and guides the team on activities to reduce and eliminate recurrence through application of Root Cause Analysis and the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Cycle. Carry out other duties as may be assigned by Sr. Leadership.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the QUALITY MANAGER is to safely and efficiently perform top-quality operational duties on a daily basis which include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Direct oversight of QC Group Leaders, inspectors and quality assurance personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Quality Department activities, staffing and structure adhere with annual budget and overall long-term business plans for LASCO Fittings, Inc.
  • Review testing protocols and frequencies against ASTM standards (with Engineering) and streamline/reduce testing based on known data that is gathered to support reduction in QC testing.
  • Establishing, maintaining and execution of a document control program.
  • Work directly with Engineering and Product Development to align new product testing with existing strategies and protocols within the Quality Control laboratories.
  • Oversee execution of action items defined and agreed upon during Quality Audits (NSF, ISO 9001, Customer Audits, etc.) and ensure adherence of these activities to established deadlines.
  • Manage the evaluation of customer complaints, and report the results of investigations to Outside Sales, and other vested parties.
  • Plan, develop and execute Quality improvement activities with the Quality Action Team Leaders and appropriate Operations Department leaders.
  • Comprehends and applies NSF/ASTM Standards and test methods, as required.
  • Participate in general administrative programs such as management projects, profit enhancement programs, material and energy conservation, quality and process improvement programs.
  • Work with outside Inspection, or Listing agencies (NSF, Intertek) as required for product approval.
  • Oversee adherence to the LASCO Fittings, Inc. Quality Policy by guiding and directing continuous improvement activities and methodologies.
  • Perform special studies and/or duties as assigned by Sr. Leadership.

Supervisory Responsibilities: All Quality Control department personnel.

Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years in Quality Control with at least 3 years managing direct reports. Position also requires a background and working knowledge of statistics, injection molding, product inspection, and lab supervision.

Education and/or Experience: BS/BA in Engineering, Science, or Quality.

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend sufficient English to follow work instructions. Legible writing.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to perform basic mathematics including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and averaging with both whole and fractional numbers.

Reasoning Ability: Capable of applying written procedures to test results and initiate appropriate actions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: (Strongly Preferred) - ISO 9001:2015 Compliance Lead Auditor Certification; NSF Credentials

Physical Demands: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to lift 35 pounds 3 feet high, dexterous use of both hands and feet. Good corrected vision and hearing, Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, up to 70% during working hours. Must be able to work with limited supervision.

Work Environment: 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. Exposed to heat, cold water, oil, noise, grease, dust, dirt.


Since 1947, LASCO Fittings, Inc. has been dedicated to providing the highest level of integrity, value, quality and service to our customers and end-users. Founded in the United States and instilled with American values, the LASCO brand has continued to grow and transform to position itself as a major competitor within our industry.

LASCO Fittings, Inc. operates a 26-acre manufacturing facility in Brownsville, TN. With distribution facilities strategically located within the United States, LASCO provides worldwide distribution and overnight service.

LASCO Fittings, Inc. is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

  • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k w/company match
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Service Recognition

LASCO Fittings, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any protected status under state or federal laws.

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