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QC Manager

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Our rapidly growing technology company is hiring! For over two decades, Advanced Powder Products, Inc. (APP) has been developing and manufacturing complex net-shape components using metal injection molding (MIM) and 3D metal printing technologies for the medical, industrial and defense industries. Our proprietary technologies, ProtoMIM® and Printalloy® position APP as the first choice for some of the largest original equipment manufacturers (OEM) in the country. We design, engineer and produce metal components that improve the performance of our clients’ medical devices, hand tools, defense, and sporting goods.

At APP, we realize that we are only as good as our people. For that reason, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, 401k with company match, profit sharing, medical, dental, vision, long term and short-term disability life and AD&D insurance.

Guided by four core values, we tackle complex challenges and push the boundaries of the industry. We encourage fun. We strive for excellence. We foster accountability. We promote transparency. As we continue to grow, APP looks to hire self-driven individuals who move fast and think big. We are just getting started!


Job Characteristics:

  • Requires a high degree of specialized expertise in maintaining established standards of quality
  • Must be determined and self-disciplined to achieve timely results
  • Must generate trust, demonstrate a sense of urgency and assure consistent achievement of quality standards
  • Must exercise necessary authority to assure policies and procedures are followed
  • Manages by effective delegation and sharing of work output responsibilities
  • Work requires making authoritative and quick decisions that support company guidelines

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily operation of the quality department to ensure flow of product to client
  • Act as buffer capacity to ensure on time delivery of FAIs
  • Oversee incoming, in-process, and final inspections on products and instruments
  • Track and analyze non-conforming material and scrap data
  • Setup FAI and production control and quality plans for new components
  • Maintain SPC throughout the factory by setting up and utilizing electronic SPC programs
  • Maintain/update all quality records including QMS documents, Final Inspections, and QOS
  • ISO Management Representative
  • Perform internal quality audits and assist with external audits of suppliers
  • Manage client quality expectations and complaints
  • Issue and follow up on Corrective Actions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 5 years of experience in Quality Assurance in manufacturing
  • ASQ Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt preferred
  • Knowledge of statistical principles and GD&T
  • Ability to program and use various metrology devices
  • Willingness to travel when required
  • Microsoft Office, Minitab, electronic SPC programs

Advanced Powder Products provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.