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Quality Engineering Manager in Troy, OH at ITW

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

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Job Description

Hobart Brothers Company, an Illinois Tool Works Company, is a recognized leader in the manufacturing and distribution of welding consumables worldwide. The position is located in Troy, Ohio

The Quality Engineering Manager is responsible for leading, managing, and developing the Quality group as well as supporting functions.  The position will provide engineering support with innovative solutions and strategies to ensure our products meet or exceed all technical, performance, and regulatory standards.  The successful individual will manage the Q.C. labs and provide engineering support to improve the quality of our products.  The manager will create a team driven environment to help us achieve the growth objectives of our company.  Reporting to the Director of Quality Engineering, this position is a key member of the Hobart Brothers team and supports all divisions at Hobart Brothers; Tubular, Solid Wire, Stick Electrode, and Hobart Aluminum.


  • Manages Quality Team:  Quality Engineer, Senior Quality Tech, Q.A. Techs, and Q.C. Technicians.
  • Manage Q.C. databases and technical specifications.
  • Perform quality engineering improvements in the process and daily operations using quality/statistical tools.
  • Manage Product Quality:  Trending, Raw material and finished product drift.
  • Maintain regulatory compliance (AWS, CWB, CE, …)
  • Assist with customer satisfaction metrics and product solutions.
  • Performs timely and thorough response to customer complaints.
  • Manages – Tested/certified orders & Q.C. Labs – to ensure proper support of products and production.
  • Develops talent of quality group and support teams.
  • Work with R & D/Engineering to bring solutions for product conformance.
  • Provide technical support with product certifications – C of C’s, CMTR’s, and C of A’s.
  • Implement ITW Tool Box techniques in process and role.
  • Support Quality team by leading audits, risk assessment and product process audits.
  • Manage urgent requests from customers and sales.
  • Support receipt inspection and maintain quality data system as needed.
  • Occasional travel to other Hobart facilities and customer sites as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors in welding or metallurgical or materials science engineering is required.
  • Management experience of 5 years.
  • Good understanding of FCAW, GMAW, SMAW, and SAW is a plus.
  • Working knowledge and experience with welding and filler metals specifications:  AWS, ASME, ISO, and Military is preferred.
  • Code experience with different agencies filler metals specifications:  CWB, ABS, Lloyds, CE, BV, and DNV is a plus.
  • Ability to lead, communicate and influence effectively with multiple functional areas and levels.
  • Strong team player and able to coordinate with cross functional teams:  Engineering, production, Lab Technicians, Customer Service, Marketing, and Sales.
  • Must have excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough understanding of computer and web-based technology to support job tasks.
  • Ability to drive changes as required.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment for customer support.
  • Ability to work with statistical and other quality tools.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life, short and long term disability insurance, Holiday and vacation pay, 401(k) with liberal matching funds, and educational reimbursement.

For more information on Hobart Brothers, please visit our web site at

If this is a description of your background and expertise, please send your resume and salary requirements to:

Apply to:         Molly Karn – Human Resources Manager


101 Trade Square East

Troy, OH  45373

FAX:                 937-332-5302


An Equal Opportunity Employer


Hobart Brothers LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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