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Quality Assurance Manager
Attleboro, MA
Posted: 3/31/2021

We are seeking an experienced Quality professional capable of ensuring regulatory and
quality systems compliance in accordance with company policies and International
Standards (ISO 9001) while supporting existing production requirements. The incumbent
will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing the Quality Management
System for the Company, while ensuring it conforms to customer, ISO 9001, regulatory
and legal requirements. This position is accountable for meeting our customer's
requirements, and achievement of our quality policy; proactive identification and
mitigation of risks; listening to the voice of the customer and integrating that into our
quality strategy; and deploying standard work, with a focus on continuous improvement
to realize a zero defect culture.
Primary responsibilities for this position will include:
Quality Assurance
· Serve as the QMS Management Representative
· Quality Management Systems conforms to customer, internal, and ISO 9001
· Lead internal, supplier, and customer audits
· Report to Senior Management on the performance of the QMS
· Accountable for meeting our customer's requirements, and achievement of our
quality policy
· Responsible for document control, CAPA
· Define quality inspection plans, control plans, and work instructions
· Lead problem solving and root cause analysis
· Define and manage quality-related training needs
· Lead preventive action and risk management activities
· Develop and train personnel in the use of the Quality Management Information
Quality Control
· Leads the Process Control / Quality Control initiatives that include: NCM’s,
calibration, preventive maintenance, environmental controls, inspection
systems (receiving, in-process, final assembly, test, and release)
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in a related technical
discipline or equivalent work experience in implementing the latest quality techniques
including the capability of managing its ISO 9001 system, SPC implementation,
expertise in root cause analysis and the ability to train employees on the effective use of
this technique. In addition, we are seeking a candidate who is knowledgeable in
collecting and using data to drive improvements. Work experience in stamping is a plus
Qualified candidates should be referred to Ed Martins at emartins7@verizon.net

Acushnet Company
Newbedford, MA
Posted: 3/30/2021

Supplier Quality Engineer
New Bedford, MA, United States


Acushnet Company is the global leader in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of performance-driven golf products.  Today, we are the steward of two of the most revered brands in golf – Titleist, one of golf’s leading performance equipment brands, and FootJoy, one of golf’s leading performance wear brands.


We believe we are the most authentic and enduring company in the golf industry. Our mission - to be the performance and quality leader in every golf product category in which we compete.

The Quality Assurance Engineer will ensure execution of Acushnet Quality Systems and conformance of both raw materials and products to Acushnet Quality Standards. This job consists primarily of manufacturing support.

  • With suppliers and Acushnet staff, monitor the use of appropriate testing procedures, control to specifications and quality reporting for raw materials and identified operating supplies. Provide analysis of performance and trends.
  • Monitor the proper execution of Acushnet Quality Systems to continuously audit and report the process control capability of the manufacturing facilities. This will include sampling plans, testing methods, data collection and reporting.
  • Investigate quality issues and/or process problems identified.
  • Assist the R&D Department in defining the requirements for new materials to be introduced in manufacturing. Similarly assist Manufacturing in the evaluation of substitute raw materials and identified operating supplies.
  • Assist with supplier qualification and certification programs.
  • Develop new or improved specifications and testing procedures for raw materials and products.

Education: BS in Chemistry or Engineering required.


  • 3 years Quality/Manufacturing Engineering experience is required.
  • Must be have project management experience.
  • Must be familiar with QA methods related to raw materials and process analysis.
  • Desired Certifications: CQE, CQM, CSQP.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 quality systems preferred.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Factors:

  • Must pass Health Services screening including accurate color vision.
  • Must not be adversely affected by chemicals in the laboratory, golf ball manufacturing or golf course environment.
  • Job will involve inspection of vendor facilities.
  • Must be able to comply with vendor PPE requirements and any additional safety measures needed to conduct responsibilities.
  • Must be capable of lifting 40 lbs and routinely conducting product and/or material moves dictated by numerous sampling plans.
  • Daily travel is required and overnight travel both domestic and international will be required; occasionally on short notice.
  • Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
  • Must become familiar with Acushnet Company Safety Policies and Practices.
  • Must become familiar with Acushnet Company Hazardous Waste Compliance Policies and Practices.

Acushnet Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.  


Acushnet Company offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package consisting of medical & dental; 401 savings plan; tuition assistance; life & disability insurance; vacations/holidays; on site wellness facility; and generous product discounts. Visit the Acushnet Company employment website for more information (http://employment.acushnetgolf.com).

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Quality Assurance Technician
Niantic Seal
Lincoln, RI
Posted: 5/5/2021     


Position facilitates the day-to-day quality activities within Insco Intermediate Holdings, LLC (specifically the Niantic Seal, Inc. and D.L. Thurrott, Inc. business units).  Responsibilities related to test and inspection of products, raw material, and equipment, handling of nonconforming material concerns, quality problem resolution, and the occasional sorting of key products for determination of quality characteristics as required, in support of customer requirements.  This person may interface with other internal functions, suppliers, and customers, with the goal of assuring quality of product and process, increasing customer satisfaction, and improving profitability by contributing to continual improvement.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Duties/Responsibilities: 


**Training will be offered to candidates that meet basic, key requirements of the position but may have limited experience in others.


Interprets customer and internal specifications, drawings, work instructions, procedures, and standards,as required to determine quality requirements.

Inspectssupplier and internally molded, stamped, and cut parts made from rubber and other materials. 

Inspects assembled equipment typically used in liquid and air handling and transfer, such as pumps, hoses, etc. 

Qualifies products and processes for a variety of variable and attributive characteristics and qualities, such as dimensions, performance, and mechanical, electrical, or chemical characteristics using measuring devices, and sampling plansto test at specified stagesincluding incoming product, production processes, and finial inspection.

Records test data, applying detail-oriented procedures, formats, and software, and evaluates and reports upon data.

Performs First Article Inspections (FAI)

Prepares outgoing customer certifications

Generates, monitors, and closes,raw material, in-process, and final inspection Nonconforming Material Reports

Provides input and support to internal personnel on product specification and/or customer expectations.

Proficient with, or ability to be trained in the use and operation of CMM inspection tools. 


Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.

Use all basic hand measurement tools such as micrometers, calipers, steel scale, part weighing scales, etc.

Strong attention to details and a desire to learn required.

Able to work with a team environment.

Strong work ethic with ability to work under minimal supervision.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to clearly communicate with engineering, technical support, sales, management, and customers.

Excellent time management skills, with proven ability to meet deadlines.

Work Environment            

This job operates in a warehouse/shop environment. This role routinely uses hand measurement tools as well as office equipment such as laptop computers, and smartphones.

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to sit, stand, walk, and lift.  Position requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted, on occasion.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. 

Required Education and Experience

High School or technical school diploma or GED, and one to five years related experience and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Working knowledge of ISO-9001:2015, and knowledge and experience working within an aerospace products environment (AS9100 / AS9102) and applying related standards and practices highly desirable.

Experience with steel rule die and/or CNC stamping preferred.

A basic understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic principals, pumps, hose materials, and related equipment a definite plus.

Literate with Microsoft software required (WORD, Excel), and ability to quickly learn, and effectively apply, custom software applications such as Lotus Notes, SX.enterprise, Job Pack, etc.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Please apply to:
Terry McManus