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Quality Assurance Manager

An excellent opportunity to ensure the Quality Management System in a highly sophisticated production environment.


  • Permanent & fulltime position
  • Family-owned business ($100 mil. rev.)
  • Batavia, Illinois
  • Quality control and management
  • Leading manufacturer in its segment
  • Process improvement

Job description

The primary responsibilities are but not limited to oversee all processes and procedures to ensure the Quality Management System of wedi Corp is properly designed, implemented, and maintained.


wedi is the leading producer of waterproof building panels, customizable shower systems, and a wide variety of modular systems designed for the direct application of tile and stone finishes in wet room environments. Founded in Germany over 30 years ago, the company remains family-owned and is active in 50 countries worldwide. The wedi Group currently employs 500 people and generates approximately €100 million in revenue.

The wedi product system portfolio is recognized for quality and innovation, with design

diversity, modular simplicity in installation, and reliability in application. wedi works

closely with its distribution partners as well as architects and builders, for all their wet

room design and preparation needs. wedi product systems are the top-of-the-line choice

in both the commercial and residential sectors for new construction as well as renovation


Quality Assurance Manager Responsibilities:

  • Oversee QC Department
  • Execute QMS activities with defined scope and complexity
  • Prepare & facilitate quality meetings
  • Perform product- and process, internal and supplier audits
  • Devise and review specifications for products & processes in accordance with overall
  • Set requirements for raw material or intermediate products for suppliers and monitor their compliance
  • Oversee product, processes & procedures to identify deviations from quality standards
  • Inspect final output and compare properties to requirements
  • Keep accurate documentation and perform statistical analysis
  • Submit detailed reports and recommendations for improvement to appropriate department (CIP)
  • Be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement and develop new efficient procedures
  • Interact with international team members (Germany)
  • Ensure all activities are aligned with company policies
  • Ensure effective processing of claims and complaints
  • Implementation of quality assurance training
  • Maintain a clean work environment at all times
  • Check quality of incoming goods & finished product using company measuring tools, such as tape measures, calipers, pull testers, etc.

Quality Assurance Manager Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering, Business Management, or relevant experience
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • ISO 9001:2015 ISO9001:2018 experience, ASQ Training a plus
  • Working knowledge of data analysis/statistical methods
  • Several years of experience in a Quality role
  • Knowledge of CIP, including structure problem solving
  • In depth understanding of quality control procedures and relevant legal standards
  • Must be able to work with metric & SAE units of measure
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Knowledge or experience with automated manufacturing equipment
  • CNC experience is a plus
  • Displays excellent leadership skills and abilities (integrity, inspires, committed, good communicator, decision-making capabilities, delegation, accountability, innovation, & empathy)
  • Strong ability to understand technical specifications

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a daily basis
  • Must be able to kneel, stoop, bend, and twist on a daily basis
  • Must be able to stand and sit for extended period of time on a daily basis

wedi GmbH
Salary Range
$70,000.00 - $106,000.00
per Year
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batavia, IL, US