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Smalley LZ - Lake Zurich, IL

About us

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial retaining ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. Our ingenuity, dedicated associates, engineering expertise, and technical ability are driving our success, holding over 50 years of manufacturing experience supplying the aerospace, automotive, and other industrial markets. We take pride in ourselves, the quality of our innovative products, our focus on continuous improvement, and the service of excellence that we provide to our loyal customers.

Smalley is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we will empower you to push the boundaries of what is possible. We aim to continuously build upon a culture of innovation, diversity and inclusion with a continued focus on the ‘human’ in human capital.

Remember the last time you planned a vacation? You may have been nervous or excited to travel by air to your favorite destination. Well, your trip was made possible by the design and quality of Smalley’s rings and springs! Our product plays an important role within various applications in the aerospace industry from engines, cabin applications to wheels and brakes. Check us out to see why we are the leading manufacturer for the aerospace industry and several other key industries such as medical, automotive, oil and gas!


What is in it for you?

From Bags Tournaments to Spirit Days to an Annual Walk for Cancer Awareness, we believe in fostering a fun, collaborative, and diverse work environment that supports one another and our communities.


Smalley Values

Teamwork, Integrity, Trust, Respect, Accountability, Empathy, Commitment, Humility, Communication and Quality.


Job Summary

We have an opening for a Quality Systems Management Technician in our Quality Department! This individual will support and execute activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for industrial processes, materials, and products.


  • Develop instructions, manuals and other supporting documents in base of Industry Standards
  • Review, update and develop departmental documents (procedures, work instructions, forms, etc.)
  • Perform Internal Audits
  • Completes functions necessary to coordinate continuous improvements projects for the department.
  • Support Internal and External Audits for the QMS and EMS system as well as customer
  • Support Supplier audits
  • Assists Quality Engineers when necessary


  • Associates degree or equivalent technical education related to quality control; or two to four years related quality experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience Automotive, aerospace, medical production experience in quality preferred
  • QMS and EMS experience required
  • Proficient in Excel