Bridon-Bekaert (BBRG), a division of Bekaert, is a multi-million company designing, manufacturing steel and fiber ropes for diverse lifting applications; oil and gas, surface and underground mining, overhead lifting, ports, steel mills and fishing. We manufacture and promote high performing products through multiple channels to market, OEM’s, distribution, and direct end users.
Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27,000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.
Duties & Responsibilities: (*Denotes essential job function.)
Responsible for maintaining the Quality Management System (QMS) of US facilities*
Administration and consolidation of quality system documents (SOP’s, instructions,…) and factory technical specifications for US facilities *
Administration of quality system certifications (ISO 9001, API, …) including scheduling and preparation for internal and external audits.*
Serve as lead internal auditor for quality systems .*
Supports on the design and implementation of methods for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection*
Promotes and executes quality standards, inspection processes, test methodology, quality plans, documents and reports*
Issues quality documentation to customers when necessary*
Develops and analyzes quality reporting measures*
Management of the internal discrepancy/CA-PA database*
Reports to management on internal quality indicators and trends*
Coordinates external testing activities (e.g . ABS, DNV, …).*
Supports on quality related training initiatives
Interfaces with the Global Quality Team on QMS related projects and activities Qualification Requirements:
Education: Associates/B.S. Engineering or Applied Science or equivalent experience. Experience: 2-5 year experience as in quality management systems in manufacturing environment.
Skilled At: Team building
Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group
280 New Commerce Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706 Tel: 570 822-3349 Fax: 570-823-0469
Communications, verbal and written
Knowledge of: Overall knowledge of wire and wire rope manufacturing and wire rope applications strongly preferred.
ISO 9001, API Q1
Internal/External audit process (Lead auditor certification preferred)
Continuous Improvement tools
Lean Manufacturing principles
Statistical Process Control
Travel: Position might be required to travel between the United States and Canada facilities. Additional domestic and international travel may be required.
Physical Environment: Sedentary office setting with controlled temperature.