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Manager, Quality and Environment, Health, & Safety

Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5.5 billion.Publicly traded on the NYSE since 1930 and a component of the S&P 500, AMETEK has over 18,500 colleagues at more than 150 operating locations in 30 countries around the world. Our mission is to solve our customers' most complex challenges with differentiated technology solutions. AMETEK's Growth Model combines four strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion, and New Product Development. Our core values - ethics, integrity, respect for the individual, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and social responsibility - are essential to doing business the right way. AMETEK believes that a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment are critical to the continued growth and success of the company. We seek to hire, develop, and retain individuals who embrace and thrive in our performance-based, entrepreneurial culture. We are united by our common spirit of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, backed by the power of a large, global, company.

About Us:At AMETEK, we don't just manufacture market-leading electronic instruments and electromechanical devices - we are using innovation to make the world a better place; technology to improve lives; and talent to solve challenges that matter.Job Summary:The position will provide guidance, structure, training and development for our environmental health and safety program. The Quality/EHS Manager is responsible for establishing; implementing and maintaining an effective quality system that assures processes are followed and documented in relation to ISO 9001 standards, customer or company requirements. Key Responsibilities:Quality Management Duties:

  • Participate in product planning and product qualification for new product development projects, in house or with third-party development partners, ensuring high quality of products released to manufacturing.
  • Ensure timely resolution of customer complaints related to returned goods
  • Ensure project requirements are implemented and maintained
  • Establish and maintain nonconforming materials system, and review in-process problems
  • Establish RMA returns and Manufacturing in-process goals, track and report on performances. Initiate and drive Corrective Action projects based on parato analysis of failure causes.
  • SPC reporting, and development of sampling plans and test methods
  • Act as management representative, both internally and externally, for ISO 9001 program
  • Lead the quality department in developing and operating a quality system that documents and assures processes are carried out.
  • Plan schedule and perform quality audits to assess Powervar's compliance with the standards of ISO 9001, customer requirements, quality manual and general policies and procedures.
  • Establish corrective and preventive action plans to evaluate adequacies and document results.
  • Chair management review meetings and issue minutes EHS Duties:
    • Develop and conduct compliance audits, program evaluations and reviews to drive results with the fortitude to ensure change is permanent
    • Document OSHA Response procedure and deliver training to all levels of the company
    • Be the primary driver of a strong culture of safety throughout the organization.
    • Manage all compliance reporting and testing
    • Establish best practices in a manufacturing environment to ensure the identification and elimination of potential safety hazards using various methods including e.g., safety walks, safety training and kaizen
    • Create and deliver appropriate training throughout the organization
    • Design, manage, and conduct Safety Walks
    • Establish, record, and publish a Safety metric
    • Manage adherence to NFPA70e
    • Manage compliance issues such as OSHA, and EPA reporting
    • Manage environmental issues such as EPA reporting, noise testing, air sampling
    • Drive consistent and effective accident Root Cause investigations
    • First aid and Near Miss reporting follow up
    • Maintain the MSDS library and monitor usage of materials
    • Working with various Apps in Office 365
    • Performing and following up on Accident/Incident investigations
    • Reviewing & enforcing existing OSHA policies to keep them up to date
    • Coordinate DOT procedures
    • Training Groups on Safety or Continuous Improvement topics Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Quality Engineering or related field is desired
      • Minimum of three years experience in electronic product development, preferably in power electronics
      • Experience with regulatory testing and approval, e.g. UL, TUV, FCC, CE
      • Knowledge of ISO9001 standards and quality engineering practices
      • Experience using Metrology equipment both electrical and mechanical Desired Qualifications:
        • Knowledge of commonly used procedures, practices and concepts within an operational organization using ISO9000 practices
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills at several technical levels.
        • Ability to work under minimum supervision
        • Ability to work well with other departments and lead improvement team efforts.
        • Manage by facts, view work as a process, strive for continuous improvement ultimately providing superior customer satisfaction.
        • Independent judgment in establishing priorities
        • Familiarity with an annual calibration process and associated follow-up activities.
        • Expert knowledge of MS Office Software especially Excel, Word and Power point.
        • Proficient in MS Office365
        • Experience as a Safety Coordinator or similar role
        • Knowledge of, or Experience with Continuous Improvement and Lean
        • Great Interpersonal and Communication Skills
        • OSHA 10 or 30 Hour What's in It for You:
          • Competitive compensation, holiday pay, and paid time off
          • Great benefits package that includes health, vision, and dental insurance
          • 401(k), plus matching
          • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health savings account (HSA) with AMETEK contribution, life insurance, disability insurance, and family medical leave
          • Employee referral program
          • Tuition reimbursement program
          • Employee assistance program
          • Exciting, fast-paced environment where you could make a true impact
          • Opportunities for career advancement within our business unit and across all other AMETEK business entities Additional Details:This position is located in Waukegan, Illinois, approximately midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Waukegan offers year-round special events and an emphasis on the arts. The historic Genesee Theatre hosts touring Broadway shows, along with headliner comedians and musical shows. Waukegan also features award-winning golf courses, parks and recreation, as well as an active charter fishing fleet sailing out of Waukegan Harbor. This is a place where big-city amenities and small-town charm combine to create a community that is culturally rich, economically secure and family friendly. To learn more about our company and our job opportunities, visit us at: To learn more about the business unit you'll be joining, visit us at:

Keywords: Ametek, Inc., Waukegan , Manager, Quality and Environment, Health, & Safety, Healthcare , Waukegan, Illinois

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