Farwest Steel - Quality Control Supervisor- Eugene, OR

Company: Farwest Steel

Position: Quality Control Supervisor- Eugene, OR

 Position Description:

Oversee inspection and quality control activities to meet the specification and quality standards. Observes and regulates the in-process inspection, sampling, final testing, and inspection of finished products. Plans and directs work activities for employees in the quality assurance department. Direct the development and modification of quality control procedures. Perform normal supervisory functions for the department.


Major Duties:

  • Apply Continuous Improvement include: 5S, Visual Management, RCA, and process flow.

  • Review written procedures and perform audits to verify compliance consistency.

  •  Participate professionally, with internal and external customers, including formal and informal presentation as well as, standard office communications.

  • Ability to teach and develop standard training, visual management, work instructions and formal/informal employee education courses.

  • Perform First Article and finished inspections of manufactured product to drawing and customer requirements. Report out-of-tolerance conditions to department supervisors and/or sales department personnel for resolution.

  • Report and communicate data in Excel Pivot Tables and Word documents.

  • Read blueprints, use calipers, micrometers and other measuring tools.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Ability to obtain a Weld Inspector Certification, ASQ, ISO, and NDT Certifications

  • Familiar with AWS D1.1 or ASME Section IX welding processes

  • Familiar with NDT Processes including: VT,MT,UT, and PT

  • Perform and identify RCA disposition, Formal First Article inspection and auditing

  • Experience supervising inspectors in daily tasks, long term goals and cross functional teams.

  • Strong project management skills to accomplish quality related PDCAs and projects

  • Desire to improve the current state of quality and production processes through collaboration.

  • Must be willing to work early and late, as needs arise.  Working conditions are at a desk, occasional requirement to drive to customer worksites or facilities, and may consist of time spent in warehouse or outdoors. Must have current valid driver’s license. 


Interested candidates should send their resume or fill out an internal interest form and return to Juniper Thompson in the Eugene Corporate office or email to juniper.thompson@farweststeel.com.


Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.