TrueNorth Steel Quality Supervisor in Rapid City, South Dakota

Quality Supervisor

Wage Information:

$22 DOE

Quality Supervisor

TrueNorth Steel is an industry leader in quality manufactured and fabricated steel products.

Our customers count on us to deliver every day, and for more than 71 years we have. We've stayed true to our values every step of the way: Safety, Integrity, Humility, Focus, Knowledge, Commitment, and Confidence.

TrueNorth Steel offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees, which includes an excellent health/dental package, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account benefits, profit-sharing, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off.

We are a growing company, always looking for talented team members to help us continue to deliver on our commitments to our customers.

Essential Position Requirements:

  • Embrace and demonstrate the qualities of the TrueNorth Steel Game Changer definition.

  • Follow all company safety and quality requirements

  • Supervise and provide leadership for the Quality Control (QC) Inspectors (as per Organizational Charts)

  • Oversee the day to day quality activities in order to maintain and communicate facility and corporate metrics and objectives

  • Follow all necessary Business System Manual (BSM) and/or QMS procedures and processes

  • Serve as a member of the relevant Quality Council Committee and/or Sub-Committee

  • Complete incoming, in-process, and final inspections

  • Document and segregate non-conforming material and workmanship

  • Record Non-Conformances, Corrective Actions, and Preventive Actions into the SharePoint Quality Database

  • Apply problem solving techniques and/or root cause analysis to Non-Conformances, Corrective Actions, and Preventive Actions in the SharePoint Quality Database

  • Review Non-Conformances, Corrective Actions, and Preventive Actions from the SharePoint Quality Database with Facility Management to identify and implement continuous improvement

  • Verify Material Test Reports (MTRs) and similar documents for required information upon receipt of materials

  • Create service requests (similar to a purchase order) for calibration and non-destructive testing (NDT) suppliers that clearly state requirements to maintain acceptable quality

  • Remain current with AWS CWI and CWB Supervisor &/or Inspector licenses, code analysis, industry standards, procedures and processes, as applicable per facility

  • Ensure Welding Specification Procedures (WPS) are current and in place for projects, as applicable per facility

  • Supervise and/or conduct Welder Qualification Test Reports (WQTR) to AWS, ASME, and/or CWB standards, as applicable per facility

  • Maintain the Welder Continuity Log as applicable per facility

  • Calibrate and verify the necessary QC inspection equipment

  • Organize and record quality related training activities and effectiveness evaluations for all personnel

  • Represent the company, as needed, on field issues requiring investigation and decisions associated with product quality and conformance

  • Able to work flexible schedules and overtime or weekends when needed

  • Prompt and dependable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualities:

  • Must have general computer experience along with experience using spreadsheet and word processing programs

  • Welding inspection

  • Applicable standards knowledge such as: AWS, ASME, or CWB

  • Blueprint/drawing reading

  • Leadership to motivate co-workers to quality workmanship

  • Strong ability to interact in cross-function ability

  • Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.

  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions and areas of responsibility

  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly

  • Ability to communicate effectively with management using the spoken word.

  • Ability to allocate authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate people.

  • The trait of being dependable and trustworthy

Education & Work Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Minimum of five years welding experience, or equivalent training in fabrication of steel products

  • Minimum of 3 years QC Inspector experience (or equivalent)

  • AWS Certified Weld Inspector (within 1-2 years of employment)

Physical Requirements:

EEO/AA Employer

FLSA Status: Full-Time; Exempt

Reports To: Director of Quality

Location: Rapid City, SD

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