30 May
United States of America
Kennewick, Wa, Washington
Job category

Manager of Quality Assurance and Environmental, Health and Safety

In this role, the Manager of Quality Assurance (QA) and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) will organize and effectively implement the company QA and manage its daily operation in a production facility in Kennewick, WA (around 140 employees), and provide overall leadership to the EHS Manager in implementing the company EHS plan. and Alleima Special Metals (ASM) in Kennewick specializes in producing the high precision titanium tube products for very demanding markets like Aerospace and Medical.

In this role, you will report to the Production Unit Manager as a part of a highly motived Leadership Team with responsibility to provide overall leadership in Alleima Special Metal’s (ASM) quality and EHS programs. This includes maintaining and improving ASM's Quality Management Systems to meet industry standards such as ISO 9001, AS9100, and NQA-1 and to ensure customer specifications are satisfactorily met. The position has total freedom to act on issues concerning product quality and employee safety and stop work and hold product as needed.

Your Role

  • Respond to customer complaints and collaborate with Sales and Marketing to resolve issues and achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Lead Auditor for Quality and EHS Systems.
  • Perform internal and external audit functions.
  • Establish internal requirements for configuration control, product testing and documentation.
  • Review and approval of order requirements and flow down of requirements to internal users.
  • Final certification of product for compliance to Customer requirements
  • Work with EHS Manager to drive strategic initiatives associated with continuous improvement in the Quality and EHS systems.
  • Manage ASM's internal Laboratory activities.
  • Provide metrics where needed to assist in meeting company or customer improvement activities.
  • Participate in Executive Staff strategic management decisions and company directions.
  • All employees are responsible for participating, supporting, and maintaining compliance to the company’s Quality, Environmental, and Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems, policies, procedures, programs, and activities as defined within the company’s published management system documentation.

About You

We are looking for someone with a B.S./BA degree in Engineering or Business and 5-7 years of quality assurance/control experience in manufacturing field; preferably in the metal tubing industry as well as 3-5 years of supervisory experience. Knowledge and experience with ISO 9000. NDT certification, Auditing, Interpretation of Specifications & Requirements as well as knowledge of aerospace and/or nuclear regulatory requirements are a plus.

What you can expect from us

The salary range for this position is $106,000 to $159,000 annually with a 15% annual bonus opportunity and annual merit increase eligibility.

Additional elements of the compensation package include medical, dental, vision insurance as well as company paid disability and life insurance. We offer paid time off, 11 paid holidays a year and a 401 (K) retirement savings plan that has a 5% company contribution with company match of 50% for the first 6% you invest. We offer a generous Tuition Reimbursement Program, and provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement within the company.

Additional Information

Alleima Special Metals is positioned within Alleima’s Division Tube & Business Unit Specialized, the world leading supplier of specialized products in key market segments such as Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Hydrogen. Our mission is much more than delivering good products, technology, and processes – working together to develop solutions based on our customers’ needs, and, thereby, achieving our business goals is a better description of our daily work. With curious co-workers and safety as our first priority, we create a work environment where you can grow both personally and professionally.

At Alleima, our mission is much more than delivering high-quality products, technology, and processes - working together to develop solutions based on our customers' needs and thus achieve our business goals, is a better way to describe our daily work. With curious employees and safety as our priority, we create a work environment where you can develop both personally and professionally.

Alleima was listed as a stand-alone company on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange on August 31, 2022. With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as a technology leader, progressive customer partner, and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger company in our industry.

Are you ready to take on this challenge together with us? Join us on our journey! Apply to Job Opening at