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Director of Quality Assurance

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Colas

Roseland, NJ 07068
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The road to your future starts with Barrett Industries

Since 1854, Barrett Industries has been a leader in providing infrastructure solutions throughout the United States. Through our subsidiary companies, we serve everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Barrett Industries Corporation is an infrastructure construction holding company with a vertically integrated value chain including quarries, sand and gravel operations, asphalt cement storage terminals, hot mix asphalt plants, trucking, asphalt emulsions, asphalt paving, and pavement preservation.

Barrett Industries Corporation upholds the highest standards of Safety, Environmental Stewardship, and Ethical Conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer's needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company's value chain. We operate through various companies in the Northeast and the Midwest. We are strong, stable, and growing.

"We Build the Roads You Travel"

Reporting to the President, the Quality Assurance Director is responsible for assuring quality products and processes by establishing and enforcing quality standards and testing materials and products. The Quality Assurance Director is responsible for interacting with the Region Managers and Quality Managers in each region of the Company to ensure standards, processes, and testing procedures are consistent across the organization.

Description of Duties

This includes, but is not limited to the following:
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and company safety policies and procedures.
  • Establishes quality and reliability standards by studying product and consumer requirements with other members of management and with production operators, technicians, and engineers
  • Establishes raw material standards by studying manufacturing and engineering requirements; conferring and negotiating with suppliers; devising testing methods and procedures.
  • Reviews standards for the disposition of finished product by ensuring evaluation tests, methods, and procedures are followed by technicians.
  • Maintains product quality documentation system by writing and updating quality assurance procedures.
  • Maintains product quality by enforcing quality assurance policies and procedures and government requirements; collaborating with other members of management to develop new product and engineering designs and manufacturing and training methods.
  • Prepares product/material and process quality reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Works to improve efficiency and profitability by reducing waste.
  • Manages quality assurance staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Act as liaison and main point of contact with federal, state, and local agencies with regards to quality opportunities for the company.
  • Perform all other duties deemed necessary or assigned

BS in Engineering, Construction, Materials Science or related fields or equivalent work experience.

Work Experience

Minimum of 10 years of QA/QC leadership experience preferably in the construction or aggregates industry.

Skills Required
  • Safe driving record
  • Excellent people management and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented with ability to analyze information and make decisions based on data
  • Must possess a high level of organization with the ability to multi-task and problem solve complex issues.
  • Understanding of manufacturing methods and procedures associated with hot mix asphalt, aggregates and ready mix concrete.
  • Ability to promote process improvement, develop standards, and manage processes.
  • Ability to present information and respond to questions from management in group settings.
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships internal and external to the company
Barrett Industries is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mentaldisability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions),immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here . For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here.
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