Quality Control Supervisor
EVRAZ North America
Calgary, AB
At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

Job Description and Responsibilities

We are looking for a Quality Control Supervisor at our Calgary facility. The Quality Control Supervisor will audit the manufacturing and product inspection practices for our various pipe mill processes. This position will interact with the operations department on a daily basis to ensure that a high quality product is produced as efficiently and safely as possible. A part of the job will be to interact with mill personnel at all levels, but primary interactions will be with shop floor subordinates and mid-level management. This person will be involved in team-oriented problem solving efforts as opportunities present themselves.

Perform periodic process and product audits (first piece validation, shift change, etc) to ensure conformance with documented work procedures. Document audit results.
As required, participate in TPG internal and external audit functions (supplier quality).
Monitor audit trends specific to the manufacturing lines and communicate issues to QA and Operations. Specify improvement opportunities.
Provide dispositions for coil (Apply and Test, etc), in-process pipe or finished pipe product on quality hold.
Provide technical assistance for shop floor quality issues relating to bare pipe manufacturing or coating application. Provide assistance “bracketing” pipe during process upsets.
Attend Admin Cell meetings and provide feedback/updates on QA issues
Participate in product and process trials with pipe making, pipe coating, and research personnel.
Inspect product returns associated with product claims.
Work with quality management to develop/improve written inspection procedures, as needed
Develop recommendations concerning reactions to problems with inspection data and work with the operating department to limit the manufacturing of non-compliant product in each production area
Participate, as needed, in quality improvement projects including following trials, analyzing results, collecting shop floor data, etc.
Provide leadership in developing and maintaining safe work operating and inspection practices.
Liaise with QA Management to manage incoming inspection issues and field investigation issues
Participate in the development of training literature for quality inspectors.

Job Requirements

1-5 years of experience in QA or operations within an industrial manufacturing environment.
Bachelor’s degree is preferred
Knowledge of metals-based manufacturing processes, including chemical and mechanical testing procedures.
Must understand ISO quality standards and Quality Management Systems (QMS). Knowledge of quality control planning for new products is a plus.
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to interact with individuals at various levels within the organization
Experience working with interdepartmental teams at all levels of management to accomplish goals
Ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities and work independently with minimal supervision
Strong attention to detail, close observation and concentration skills
Mechanical aptitude, good manual dexterity and good hand eye coordination
Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook; ability to learn other software applications
Excellent communication skills, ability to effectively present project results to management team.

All applicants must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
Short and long term disability programs
Competitive retirement plans
Paid vacations
Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
Tuition reimbursement
Wellness program