Quality Assurance Supervisor

Job Locations US-MO-North Kansas City
Job ID
# of Openings
Salaried Full-Time
Quality and Technical Services

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description


The Quality Assurance Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that the quality procedures and inspections are being preformed as required. The QA Supervisor will establish inspection plans, train hourly personnel in performing inspections and supervise hourly personnel related to the quality functions in the plant. This position will report to the Quality Assurance Manager.


Some of the functions required for this job include:

  • Work in a safe manner and follow all company health and safety policies
  • Understanding of product specifications
  • Strong computer skills in SAP, Microsoft Office, MES and QT9
  • Background in ISO 9001 quality systems
  • Understanding and ability to use measuring instruments (micrometres, calipers, etc.)
  • Ability to perform calibration of measuring equipment.
  • Communication skills to provide technical information to sales, manufacturing, and customers.
  • Ability to read print and specifications and translate into internal specifications.
  • Ability to review and disposition non-conforming product.
  • Ability to generate quality reports. (daily, weekly, monthly)
  • Perform failure analysis
  • Provide training to quality & production personnel.
  • Liaison with customers over quality issues & product information
  • Liaison with the sales team regarding product information
  • Complete CAR’s for customers as needed
  • Work hands on with floor personnel for product quality issues and inspections
  • Understanding of Customer expectations and translate into shop floor language
  • Working with the team to continually improve the processes
  • Travel as required (up to 25%)
  • Performing other tasks as directed by the Plant Manager and or QA Manager


  • Post Secondary education in material testing / manufacturing engineering or related field or relevant work experience (5 yrs min)
  • Excellent report and writing skills
  • Strong computer knowledge
  • Analytical skills Ability to Troubleshoot problems
  • Self starter who can work with little or no supervision




· On the Job Training Requirements: 4 weeks

· External Requirements: yes X no___ Apprenticeship: ________________

· Due Diligence: X Health/Safety: X WHIMIS: X Fork Lift: ___ Propane: ___ Crane: ___ Heavy Machinery: ___ Air Brake: ___ Computer: X ISO Awareness: X Quality Policy: X Auditing: _X__

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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