1+ months

Quality Lead

Kelly Services
New Market, VA 22844
Quality Lead (New Market, Virginia)

Client in New Market, VA is currently hiring a Quality Lead to support metal-cutting manufacturing operations. Roles enable production performance that is viable in terms of cost, quality, and delivery while meeting environmental, health, and safety standards.


Responsible for leading the quality assurance at the plant level. This person will direct workflow through the inspection lab, address non-conforming material, drive efforts to reduce manufacturing scrap, manage customer complaints along with associated customer communications, ensure that the calibration of manufacturing gages is properly maintained, perform ISO 9001:2015 internal audits and serve as the primary point of contact for the ISO registrar, champion and maintain the quality management system documentation, create and update appropriate training documentation, communicate the status of the plants quality initiatives both internally within the plant as well as to external stakeholders. The successful candidate has a hands-on attitude, is passionate about problem solving and root cause analysis, and is dedicated to providing the customer with quality product. The right person will be groomed to move to a Quality Manager role.


Lead a team consisting of three quality technicians spread over three shifts. Direct workflow through the inspection lab and coordinate daily/weekly tasks with quality personnel as required.

Address non-conforming material through corrective actions. Collaborate with production to reduce manufacturing scrap.

Manage the disposition and resolution of customer complaints, along with associated customer communications.

Perform analysis of scrap and complaint trends to identify areas of concern and perform root cause analysis to improve manufacturing processes.

Ensure that the calibration of manufacturing gages is properly maintained.

Lead ISO 9001:2015 internal audits and serve as the primary point of contact for the ISO registrar.

Serve as the administrator of and maintain the quality system documentation. Create and update appropriate training documentation as needed.

Communicate the status of the plants quality initiatives both internally within the plant as well as to external stakeholders


Bachelor's Degree preferred.

3+ years of manufacturing shop floor experience.

Strong customer communication skills.

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Root cause analysis background, ISO 9001:2015 internal auditing.

Six Sigma, 5S+, Lean Manufacturing, ASQ certifications a plus, but not required.

About our Client:

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, client delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. This proven productivity is enabled through advanced materials sciences and application knowledge.


**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-19 Expires: 2022-10-01

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