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Quality Manager

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World Headquarters - Aiken, SC


Quality Manager (On-Site)


Aiken, SC


Who are we?

AGY is a highly specialized manufacturer of precision ultrafine glass fiber reinforcements used in advanced composites. The Aiken, SC plant produces approximately 1,000,000 miles of glass fiber reinforcement per day and operates on a 24/7/365 schedule. We are an agile, flexible, small-batch manufacturer able to meet the diverse technical requirements of our global client base. Our engineers and scientists have reinvented ultrafine glass fiber reinforcement manufacturing with proprietary, eco-friendly processes. Most notably, many of our production processes qualify as zero carbon footprint activities and the Aiken site has reduced its carbon footprint by 88% since 2002.


The Job

The Quality Engineer at AGY, plays a crucial role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our products and processes. Collaborates with cross-functional teams to drive quality improvements, monitor production processes, implement quality assurance measures, and visit Customers. This role requires a strong analytical mindset, attention to detail, and a commitment to delivering products that meet or exceed customer expectations.


Why join our team?

  • We are a fast moving, dynamic team that collaborates with each other in order to achieve success
  • Work with an amazing team
  • We are reshaping the industry and the way it thinks about glass fiber products for aerospace, thermoplastics, defense, electronics, and recreational uses
  • $1,200 Annual Wellness Program and competitive medical, dental and vision benefits


Do these responsibilities describe what you do best?

  • Quality Metrics: Establish and monitor key quality performance indicators (KPIs) to identify trends, track defects, and drive continuous improvement efforts
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process optimization, root cause analysis, and corrective/preventive actions to eliminate defects and enhance overall efficiency
  • Training: Provide training to employees on quality standards, processes, and procedures to foster a culture of quality awareness and compliance
  • Quality Audits: Conduct internal audits to assess compliance with quality management systems and support external audits from regulatory agencies or customers
  • Continuous Improvement: Participate in cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives, Lean Six Sigma projects, and quality-related projects



You are a good fit if…

You are/have:


  • B.S. Degree in an engineering or applied science discipline preferred
  • 5-7 years’ experience in the Quality Engineering/Assurance Field and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in applying SPC techniques.
  • Background ISO9001 environment required. Similar quality system experience such as AS9100, ISO13485 or IATF16949 welcome
  • ASQ certification preferred:
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication
  • Microsoft Office Software
  • Must be task oriented, with the ability to adjust multiple priorities in a short period of time
  • Ability to interact with team members at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to quickly build strong working relationships with business partners and colleagues
  • Must be extremely organized, accurate and detail oriented
  • Ability to work overtime as required
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment




  • Application review
  • Interview via Voice/Video Call
  • On-site interview
  • Offer negotiations
  • Total expected time to hire: a few days to a few weeks