Quality Manager

Delta Research Corporation - Livonia, MI

Full-timeEstimated: $68,000 - $95,000 a year

Delta Gear is an AS9100 & ISO9001 registered facility which manufactures precision gears, shafts, splines, carriers, housings, & complete gearbox assemblies. In addition, we provide contract gear and CMM inspection services. Due to continued growth, we have an immediate career opportunity for a Quality Manager. The Quality Manager plans, coordinates, and directs quality control programs which are designed to ensure continuous production/service consistent with established standards for external and internal customers. The QM Manages the development and analysis of statistical data and specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy.

The QM formulates and maintains quality control objectives and coordinates them with production procedures and other managers to maximize quality and reliability and to minimize cost. He or she manages workers engaged in inspection activities to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, services, and products. He or she develops and implements methods and procedures for monitoring work activities in order to inform management of current status. He or she plans, promotes, and organizes training activities related to quality and reliability. She or he actively engaged in maintaining the non-conformance and corrective action systems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain systems to establish standards relating to products, equipment and department activities.
  • Interact with customers and suppliers regarding quality issues and systems.
  • Monitor standards accepted from external bodies and integrate them within internal quality management systems.
  • Establish and implement communication strategies for the improvement and awareness of quality issues across all departments.
  • Manage departmental activities, performance measurables, policies and standards.
  • Insure quality system meets registration requirements.
  • Preferred Education & Experience
  • BA/BS in Quality Assurance or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a quality assurance role
  • Working knowledge of ‘Lean Manufacturing’ principles
  • Desired Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Strong supervisory, communication, and motivational and skills
  • Strength in data analysis/management
  • Gear manufacturing experience in an automotive or aerospace environment

The Delta Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Gear Inspection: 2 years (Required)
  • Quality Mana: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)