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Quality Improvement Associate I

Company: Broadwind Energy, Inc.
Location: Abilene
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Broadwind Towers & Heavy Fabrication is searching for a Quality Improvement Associate I to join our team in Abilene, TX. This position is responsible for researching, implementing and managing corrective actions, as well as monitoring and revising controlled documents and metrics, as appropriate.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (May include some or all of the following responsibilities)

  • Responsible for ensuring Corrective Actions are issued and executed appropriately
  • Prepare departmental metrics, analyze and alert to needed actions when goals are not met
  • Assist with Root Cause Activities and compile documents
  • Recommend appropriate action for customer response process for corrective/preventive actions
  • Assist with creating process diagram, flow, control charts etc. as needed for customer requirements
  • Maintain internal and customer process control/statistical control monitoring activities; Complete documents for customer inspection packages
  • Assist with Material Traceability monitoring, material tracking for schedule reporting purposes to the customer
  • Assist engineering with the upkeep/administration of weld maps, WPS updates and related weld monitoring and improvement processes
  • Assist with oversight of gage calibration process and scheduling
  • Assist the Quality Manager with any daily items that are needed, to continue supporting plant operations
  • Assist the Project Managers, as a coordinator, for training, record keeping and problem solving during project launch events
  • Assume project manager role with other projects as needed or assigned



  • HS degree or equivalent required
  • Associate degree in quality, engineering, welding or Technical Certification/License or equivalent experience preferred
  • 3+ yrs. experience in a manufacturing, fabrication, commercial production or automotive supplier environment required
  • Inspection floor experience; NDT, Coatings inspection a plus
  • Valid driver's license and proof of insurance required

Specialized Skills/Knowledge/Ability:

  • Knowledge in any of the following is desired: ISO administration, principles and practices , Continuous Improvement, Lean , Six Sigma or APQP and PPAP activities
  • Capable of solving problems using logical and analytical methodologies
  • Familiar with Blueprint Reading/Layout and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) desired
  • Willingness to learn methods and technologies as required to be successful in the role
  • Strong attention to data and detail is critical

Broadwind is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more, please visit our website at www.bwen.com.

Keywords: Broadwind Energy, Inc., Abilene , Quality Improvement Associate I, Other , Abilene, Texas

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