Quality Assurance Specialist

at Scot Forge Company in Spring Grove, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Scot Forge Company is seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist to support our owners by providing Compliance expertise to our complex customer markets (Commercial Nuclear, Naval Nuclear, Aerospace, and Military). This role will primarily focus on working with Sales, Process Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Production Departments to ensure that customer requirements are met. Responsibilities include:

+ Navigate, read, and interpret specifications as they apply to the appropriate industry

+ Review and prepare product documentation / certification packages to ensure data accuracy

+ Support production by accurate and timely review of certifications

+ Meet quality and productivity targets that have been established by the department supervisor

+ Represent Scot Forge as we effectively communicate with customers and 3rd party auditors regarding specification requirements, manufacturing and process capabilities, and questions / complaints related to quality systems, product, processes, or documentation

+ Roll out customer and industry requirements by communicating and providing training to personnel regarding execution of procedures and interpretation of specifications / drawings as they apply to the technical manufacturing, test, and inspection requirements invoked by customers

+ Support second- and third-party external audits and customer witnesses and their review of Scot Forge Quality System processes

+ Ability to lead and / or work with a cross-functional team to identify root cause and develop and implement positive corrective action(s)

+ Drive for continual improvement Company-wide for customer certifications

+ Establish, implement, and maintain procedures and best practices that will drive for error-free certifications

+ Actively participate in applicable safety programs (SafeStart, Target Zero, etc.) to ensure the continued success of the program

+ Maintain knowledge of process through training, perform scheduled observations, and provide quality feedback

+ Work in cooperation with all fellow employees

+ Utilize metrics to evaluate and eliminate waste for implemented processes

+ Support SF auditing program by performing duties of lead auditor

+ Administer, participate, and support the LPA (Layered Process Audit) system

+ Create certification per Shop Order Requirements

+ Correct certifications as required

+ Create and distribute standardized quality reports such as NCR reports, calibration reports

+ Create deviation requests per internal procedures


+ Associates Degree in Industrial Technology

+ Minimum three years’ experience in reviewing certifications to industry and customer specifications

+ Familiar with the MS Office Suite of Applications

+ Proficient in typing and highly accurate in transcribing information

+ Auditing experience – ISO9001, AS9100, NQA-1, ISO17025, ASME Y14.5, ASME Section III

+ Familiar with reading blueprints / complex drawings

+ Familiar with destructive and nondestructive testing

+ Basic understanding of Structured Problem Solving (8D)

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Job Posting: JC249581043

Posted On: Oct 16, 2023

Updated On: Feb 28, 2024

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