Area Quality Manager - Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76111




Job ID:  494861



INWESCO, a CRH company, is a leading provider of metal and fiberglass products and accessories for the power, water utility, and telecom markets throughout the western and southwestern United States.  But we’re more than just a manufacturer.  We are a trusted and strategic solutions partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more.  As part of the CRH Infrastructure Products business, we’re leading the industry with innovative, sustainable solutions with a safety-first mindset.


Job Description


This individual is considered a subject-matter expert in areas that include Quality Systems, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Continuous Improvement and a broad scope of quality and engineering topics. This leader will know how to develop quality programs and support and drive quality performance across multiple manufacturing processes throughout the global supply chain utilizing Key Performance Indicators and Lean tools.


Duties include



  • Lead a team of quality supervisors and technicians to implement business wide quality programs and standards across multiple North American manufacturing sites
  • Assess, scope, and build a quality and continuous improvement system capable of supporting company’s goals and innovative product objectives that meet’s our customer expectations.
  • Perform management responsibilities including but not limited to planning, organizing, delegating, evaluating, budgeting, scheduling, hiring, and training.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends, developments, standards, regulations/laws, issues, news and customer requirements.
  • Lead division continuous improvement program to drive efficiency and waste out of the business across all functions.
  • Enthusiastically collaborate and drive a culture of quality, reliability, and continuous improvement throughout the organization.



  • Understand business and customer needs and requirements to develop an effective quality management system.
  • Devise and establish a system of procedures, standards, and specifications to meet internal and external (customer and legal/regulatory) requirements.
  • Leverage cross functional team to analyze quality issues within the manufacturing processes. Drive product and process improvements to ensure that our products meet or exceed quality and reliability requirements.
  • Develop, formulate, and guide integrated quality control programs that involve advanced inspection methods, devices, and control techniques.
  • Establish a system to track, record, and maintain quality assurance data.
  • Evaluate, monitor, and report on supplier quality systems.
  • Implement and ensure adherence to an engineering change control process.

Continuous Improvement / Engineering


  • Maintain robust continuous improvement program in alignment with central OPEX (Operational Excellence) department.
  • Guide research and development efforts in accordance with company objectives and customer requirements.
  • Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand to plan and assess feasibility of projects.
  • Help support division CAPEX program through research, financial justification and project management.
  • Provide engineering support, product testing, and product life-cycle management for all existing products.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field and 8 to 10 years related experience
  • 5+ years managerial experience
  • Previous quality and continuous improvement experience in working in a high paced manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, communicate, and execute a multi-year global Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement strategy
  • Deep understanding of Lean practices with strong experience leading root cause analysis and continuous improvement through utilization of Lean Tools, with specific focus on Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Variability Reduction, Transactional Process Improvement and Kaizen methodologies
  • Travel is expected to be approximately 30-50% (North America)

Personal Attributes


  • Effective supervisory skills with demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and influence others.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a matrix organization.
  • In depth understanding of manufacturing plants and processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal, resource, and project management skills.
  • Proven analysis and problem-solving skills with the ability to make and execute strategic decisions.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles, data analysis, and statistical methods.
  • Proficient in MS Office and various engineering software (CAD, CAM, Minitab, etc.)
  • Self-motivated, performance focused, with the ability to multitask and to work both as part of a team and autonomously.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  May 16, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, R&D Engineer, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, PLM, Operations, Engineering, Technology, Management