Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | Quality Assurance Manager

Kappa Search Inc. (KSI) is a Chicago area recruiting agency specializing in the recruitment and placement of engineering, manufacturing and technology professionals in a variety of fields.

Job Title:  Quality Manager
Compensation:  $60,000-$65,000, 10-15% bonus

Primary Duties:

- Develop and maintain quality program to preserve compliance with the requirements of ISO-9001

- Promote quality attainment and performance development thought company

- Work with purchasing staff to qualify suppliers both international and domestic

- Coordinate and manage quality function with company’s  management team

- Supervise growth and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and processes regarding Quality Assurance/Quality Control

- Set Quality Assurance compliance objectives and ensure achievement

- Coordinate objectives with production to certify targets are achieved

- Direct workers in the Quality Department to guarantee compliance of quality program

- Maintain and manage the company’s quality inspection and product release programs for incoming, in-process materials and components, and finished goods

- Plan, support, and arrange training activities related to product quality and reliability


- 4 year degree from accredited university in Engineering

- 6+ years experience in Quality Management with experience in an ISO-9001 environment

- Implementation and maintenance of ISO standards and requirements

- ASQ Certified Quality Manager or Quality Engineer

- Experience working with an international supply chain

- Knowledge of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code a plus

- Ability to read blueprints and knowledge of geometric tolerance and dimensioning

- Fluency in company products, the industry, competitors, and basic business concepts

- Good oral and written communication skills

- Skilled in Microsoft Office

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