Safety & Quality Assurance Manager

<strong>Do you believe no challenge is insurmountable? You&rsquo;ll fit right in at U.S. Engineering, where we&rsquo;ve been building on our award-winning reputation in mechanical contracting, construction, service and maintenance for 125 years. Our experienced team of diverse, talented and passionate leaders are the lifeblood of our company, and the reason we&rsquo;re able to keep our eyes focused on your vision from preconstruction to final testing.</strong>

Johnstown, CO

U.S. Engineering

<strong>We are five generations of mechanical contracting. That&rsquo;s over 125 years of helping to reduce total cost of ownership for hospitals, data centers, commercial buildings, educational institutions and industrial plants. Our storied expertise combined with disruptive innovation leads to smarter investments and higher-performing facilities for our partners.<br /></strong>

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Full Time

$86,000 to $129,000

Overview: <p>U.S. Engineering has been an industry leader since 1893. How? Constant innovation and a willingness to evolve. The construction industry changes rapidly, and we cultivate a dynamic workplace where even our newest team members can influence change and make an impact. We know that our most valuable asset is our people. Join us!</p> <p><strong>SAFETY &amp; QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER</strong></p> <p>In any given year, our people have a hand in installing, maintaining, or operating hundreds of large mechanical systems &ndash; or supporting those that do. With each of those, there&rsquo;s a story that is affecting people&rsquo;s lives. That&rsquo;s a responsibility we take very seriously, and it&rsquo;s why we are driving innovation and disrupting the way people think about construction and facility service.</p> <p>The Safety &amp; Quality Assurance Manager&nbsp;will&nbsp;establish and oversee a best-in-class regional manufacturing safety and quality assurance program that aligns with the Metalworks companywide process. This is a socially active role that drives a culture of safety and high-quality standards throughout the manufacturing process.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Safety Management:<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Culture: <ul> <li>Build trusting relationships with team members to foster a safety-conscious culture and promote safety performance.</li> <li>Regularly communicates safety records to enterprise-wide leaders.</li> <li>Develop and manage an operating budget while being a good steward of the company&rsquo;s resources.</li> <li>A strong bond with cross-regional Safety &amp; Quality Assurance Managers is critical to companywide alignment.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Prevention: <ul> <li>Coordinates Metalworks facility-specific safety orientation and other training programs.</li> <li>Collaborate on the development of safety programs, policies, and procedures in compliance with enterprise-wide expectations and local, state and federal regulations.</li> <li>Conduct and document regular safety audits, inspections, and risk assessments.</li> <li>Supply facility with all Safety and First Aid supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and assure 100% team member and guest compliance.</li> <li>Stops work if necessary to resolve matters that affect safety, quality and/or inhibit the logical progress of work.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Incident Action: <ul> <li>Investigate and report accidents, incidents, and near misses, analyzing root causes and recommending corrective actions to prevent recurrence.</li> <li>Following an injury, coordinates and assists in emergency or medical treatment operations as required.</li> <li>Assists in preparing written appeals for safety violation citations, as necessary.</li> <li>Conducts property damage and personal injury investigations and prepares affiliated reports.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Recognition: <ul> <li>Coordinates safety recognition to reward team members for ensuring a safe working environment.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Quality Assurance:<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Establish and enforce quality control procedures for production processes, inspections, and testing to deliver products with zero defects or misinterpretations of customer expectations.</li> <li>Collaborate on the development of the Metalworks Quality Assurance Plan, including implementation and team member training, and maintain a comprehensive quality management system to ensure compliance with industry standards and customer requirements.</li> <li>Conduct regular quality audits and inspections to identify areas for improvement and ensure adherence to quality standards.</li> <li>Monitor and analyze quality data and metrics to identify trends, address non-conformities, and drive continuous improvement initiatives.</li> <li>Collaborate with manufacturing engineers and production teams to resolve quality issues, implement corrective actions, and prevent reoccurrence.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Education:</strong></p> <ul> <li>B.S. degree in engineering or construction management, or a related field is preferred.</li> <li>High School diploma combined with the completion of a certified apprenticeship program in a relevant trade will be considered.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Experience:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum four years experience in safety management and quality assurance related to mechanical system fabrication, manufacturing facility operations or process plant operations.</li> <li>In-depth knowledge of safety regulations, codes, and standards (OSHA, NFPA, etc.) and quality management systems (ISO 9001, ASME, etc.).</li> <li>Ability to effectively drive safety and quality initiatives, influence behavior, and foster a culture of continuous improvement.</li> <li>Safety certifications (CP, CHST) and quality certifications (ASQ, Six Sigma) are a plus.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Knowledge, skills, and abilities:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to establish and analyze metrics to assess quality assurance goals.</li> <li>Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills to identify risks, implement corrective actions, and drive process improvements.</li> <li>Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and regulatory authorities with diplomacy and persuasion.</li> <li>Proficiency in using a variety of applications, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PowerBI) and quality management software.</li> <li>Ability to be self-motivating and constantly seeking to gain knowledge of new technical practices in the controls industry.</li> <li>Sound judgment and decision-making abilities to evaluate risks, prioritize tasks, and determine appropriate actions, including the ability to influence and motivate team members to actively participate in safety and quality initiatives.</li> <li>Ability to handle high pressure situations and make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining composure.</li> <li>Ability to actively listen to team members, stakeholders, and customers demonstrating empathy and understanding.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Physical and/or Travel demands:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to move around the manufacturing facility, including walking on uneven surfaces, climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, lifting. The job is performed in a combination of settings, including the production floor, storage yard as well as in the office.&nbsp;</li> <li>Requires travel for internal meetings and to attend events outside the region.</li> <li>Position includes sitting and use of telephone, keyboard, and computer monitor.</li> <li>Use of tools, equipment, and instruments for safety inspections &amp; QA activities.</li> <li>Sufficient visual acuity to conduct inspections, read safety and quality documentation, and identify potential hazards or non-conformities.</li> <li>Ability to handle periods of extended work hours, conducting inspections, and overseeing safety and quality processes.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Benefits and Compensation:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The range for this position has been established at $86,000&nbsp;to $129,000 and is US Engineering&rsquo;s good faith and reasonable estimate at the time of the posting. The compensation offered to the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training.</li> <li>Your total compensation will go beyond the number on your paycheck. Team members are eligible for a year-end bonus based on company and/or individual performance as well as paid time off. An industry-leading benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans, and retirement.</li> </ul> <br /> <p>U.S. Engineering is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and shall provide equal employment opportunities to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.&nbsp;</p> <p>U.S. Engineering is compliant with the Drug Free Workplace Act, and all offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a pre-employment drug screen.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.</p>