Sr. Quality Assurance Manager at SPX Flow in Houston, Texas

Posted in Management 13 days ago.

Job Description:

For over 140 years our products have helped ensure the safe, reliable operations of key industries. With a passion for precision and partnership, Celeros Flow Technology continues this heritage of high performance and dependability, providing mission critical, sustainable flow control solutions for our customers around the globe.

Celeros Flow Technology is looking for individuals with a voice and a vision. We embrace change, diversity and promote new ways of looking at old ideas.We seek talented professionals to join our world-class team of innovators in a global, collaborative & multi-cultural environment, where you will be challenged, supported, and inspired to be extraordinary.


As the Senior Quality Assurance Manager, you will be responsible for managing and coordinating Quality functions in order to provide a Quality System for products both fabricated and purchased by the division. You will provide guidance and technical assistance on basic and advanced quality methods, and oversee Quality personnel as they work with the line and team members on expense and capital budgets for the department. Additionally, you will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of a quality system supporting all divisional functions.

As part of your specific duties, you will:

  • Supervise and direct all Quality personnel to assure the consistent application of quality improvement/control principles and procedures resulting in optimum economic control over product quality.

  • Originate, administrate and control Quality Engineering and Inspection area budgets for employee and operational expenses. Budget for Quality Services departmental capital equipment, general supplies/services, professional services, seminar registration, leased equipment, equipment repair and maintenance, inspection supplies and inventory usage costs to ensure the efficient, effective utilization and of allocated capital.

  • Develop, implement, monitor and update procedures used byQuality personnel to ensure the consistent application of Customer Quality services departmental policies.Plan, develop and implement qualitative and quantitative performance measurements for Quality personnel to monitor individual and departmental effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Direct and coordinate Quality personnel in appropriate and timely responses to field quality problems indicated by customer feedback.

  • Develop and attain short-and long-range goals for the Quality department and in support of the Product team, departmental and division goals to maintain maximum economic control over product quality.

  • Design and conduct statistical experiments and apply other problem analysis / problem-solution methodsto solve product or process problems that require specializedtechniques.

  • Teach employees to use statistical and alternative methods to ensure continuous improvement.

  • Plan and direct departmental efforts to comply to applicable regulatory standards originating outside of the Company.

  • Develop and manage supplier quality initiatives including vendor expectations and capability studies for incoming materials.

  • Own and keep updated our quality management system to include compliance to any customer, state, federal, or international regulation that is applicable for our end markets.

  • Work with cross-functional managers to develop Quality driven goals at all levels of the organization.

  • Own approval of all process procedures within the Westplainfacility.

  • Own warranty/repair team and process to drive cost reduction year-over-year.

  • Plan and direct all departmental efforts.

Note: the responsibilities listed above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or duties required.People performing this function will be expected to perform other duties as needed and assigned.


  • Ability to apply problem-solutionmethods to solve process problems.

  • A drive for continuous learning and improvement; ability to create a roadmap.

  • Skill with QLS development; ability to create a roadmap

  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite programs.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with theability to build and maintain relationships and work effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Proven leadership and development skills and a team-oriented approach. Ability to developthose skills/attributes in othersto maximize the morale and efficiency of the team.

  • Ambitious self-starter who can drive tasks and develop team members in an often ambiguous environment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field is required. MBA and/or ASQC Certified Quality Engineer status is desired.

  • Black belt certification is highly preferred; Six Sigma certification is an advantage.

  • 5 years of experience managing quality functions within a manufacturing environment;

  • Experience in machining manufacturing.

  • Proven success in developing a team(s) and processes.

  • Experience with statistical rootcause analysis and supplier quality analysis.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Celeros Flow Technology is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.