The Responsible Inspection Manager is a required designation of our Aerospace and OCTG customers. Reports to the Quality Manager. Fulfills the role of Inspection Manager responsible for the implementation and overall administration of NAS 410, ASNT and customer-specific Nondestructive testing qualification and certification requirements for nondestructive testing and visual/dimensional personnel. Has full technical responsibility for interpreting, planning, organizing, executing, coordinating, and tracking progress of internal and project-specific assignments. Plans and directs Nondestructive Testing projects concerned with unique and diverse problems which have an important effect on major programs or products within the company. Maintains liaison with individuals and units within or outside the organization and has responsibility for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to their field.
• Responsible manager for all SXP inspection departments.
• Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs non -related quality/engineering projects or programs inside and outside the company.
• Works closely with customers, sales, planning and manufacturing to provide coordination on new product introduction and qualification and to support specific existing products.
• Plans, supervises, coordinates, and monitors the work of a staff of inspectors; works with supevisors to estimate manpower needs and to schedule and assign work to meet required dates of completion.
• Provides performance appraisals, salary administration, and project budgets.
• The implementation of industry nondestructive testing accreditation requirements (NAS, ASNT, ...) and the overall administration of the qualification and certification requirements for nondestructive testing personnel. This requires thorough knowledge of the written instructions, codes, specifications, and standards imposed by PCC's customers, and of the materials, components, product technologies, methods and techniques used by PCC. This to include but not limited to, development of the procedure by which training, qualification and certification is in accordance with, Training outlines, process for determining prior training and experience hours.
• Manages internal and external audits of all nondestructive testing-related areas, evaluations and compliance of all nondestructive testing processes of the plants.
• Develop, recommend, and conduct inspection training programs, methods, and sampling techniques that will assure economical and effective product appraisal to customer and industry specification requirements.
• Ensure the nondestructive testing facility and inspectors are properly performing all nondestructive testing methods to all applicable customer, government, and industry specifications.
• Provide research, guidance, and facilitation between Engineering, Quality, Sales, and Manufacturing of the analysis and response to nondestructive testing inspection related customer complaints and returned product determining where the emphasis should be placed to prevent recurrence.
• Serve as the primary liason with customers on items of inspection and visit customers and suppliers where necessary on specific inspection matters.
• Plan, schedule, and coordinate the nondestructive testing department to fully support planning, scheduling, auditing, evaluation, and manufacturing requirements.
• Be the final in-plant authority for, and shall arbitrate disputes concerning, the interpretation of nondestructive testing related specification requirements and/or the acceptability of nondestructive test results.
• Identify, research, and develop new nondestructive testing processes and procedures that promote improved inspection effectiveness and cost effectiveness.
• Accept (approve) documentation substantiating equivalent training and equivalent experience.
• Approval of nondestructive testing method procedures.
• Leads root cause and corrective action process when it is determined that an inspector missed an indication found by customer or other internal or external party.
• Must obtain appropriate level qualification in PAUT, UT and PT, including from customers and/or accrediting bodies as required.
• Application of manufacturing tools, such as Six Sigma, 6S, Theory of Constraints, Lean Manufacturing, etc.
• Expert in the use of MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other pertinent software.
• Aptitude to positively change directions and modify scope of project as needed by balancing business requirements.
• Ability to evaluate processes, define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and create streamlined improvement plans.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• BS degree in Nondestructive Testing, Engineering, or equivalent, or four years' experience in at least two applicable Nondestructive Testing methods plus four years' experience as Nondestructive Testing Level III.
• ASNT Level III certification.
• Certified Nondestructive Testing Level III examination.
• PAUT and PT experience (3 to 5 year minimum).
• Progressive experience including project responsibility requiring the direction of the efforts of several inspectors.
• Demonstrated capability to work with customers and or other internal organization(s) developing part/process/activities in a concurrent team approach environment while holding responsibility for the outcome of the project.
• Individual will have contributed significantly to new or improved nondestructive testing methods and techniques. Has demonstrated ability to lead projects involving direction of other inspectors and technicians.
• Individual must show capability to maintain, or create, and supervise a group of inspectors and technicians that are able to perform in a team environment while personal accountability and individual growth is encouraged.
CULTURAL FIT - PCC VALUES
Drive For Results
Candidates will have to take the nondestructive testing qualification exams (general, specific, and practical exams) for certification to Level II administered by an ASNT certified Level III in addition to a near vision acuity and color differentiation physical examination. Inspector must have SNT-TC-1A Level II Certification in Ultrasonic Inspection. Must have 1200 document hours in nondestructive testing, 630 hours in UT. ASQ CQI a plus
PHYSICAL DEMANDS - THE PHYSICAL DEMANDS DESCRIBED HERE ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THOSE THAT MUST BE MET BY AN EMPLOYEE TO SUCCESSFULLY PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT - THE WORK ENVIRONMENT CHARACTERISTICS DESCRIBED HERE ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THOSE AN EMPLOYEE ENCOUNTERS WHILE PERFORMING THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee works in a plant environment that is not climate controlled. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. This is a tobacco free work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
**Requisition ID:** PCC-US.224921