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Quality Assurance Specialist - Manufacturing


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Laitram Machine Shop


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Laitram Machine Shop, L.L.C. Quality Department has an opening for a Quality Assurance Specialist. This position will be scheduled Monday through Friday, Dayshift. Overtime and weekend work may be required as needed.

Laitram Machine Shop is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. 

Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions.

Laitram Machine Shop was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect. We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence.

We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results.  To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.

• Provide support to production and effectively elevate issues when needed
• Lead root cause and corrective action efforts
• Coordinate with our customers and support the setting and updating of product specifications
• Effectively transition products and processes from sampling through qualification
• Manage and improve documentation of processes and procedures
• Provide oversight of implementation and maintenance of the quality training program
• Manage, create, and improve Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) program for production and customer validation
• Develop, implement and provide oversight of the process auditing program
• Research and champion the implementation of new quality technologies
• Complete data analysis and monitor trends of key metrics to identify and prioritize opportunities for improvements

• Bachelor’s degree or higher education in a technical field (fields of mechanics, information technology, mathematics, science, etc.)
• 2+ years of work experience in a manufacturing quality environment, has knowledge of machine shop equipment and machining techniques
• Proficiency in basic and advanced computer software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SigmaXL, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with CNC machining and programming
• Up-to-date professional quality certifications (ASQ, QAI, CSSC, etc.)
• Basic understanding of the following: quality concepts, quality tools, probability, statistics, engineering processes, and change management
• Passion for learning and growth with ability to manage own tasks and meet goals and objectives with little supervision
• Demonstration of sense of urgency and ability to manage priorities in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to transfer knowledge well, and simplify complexity when communicating on all levels
• Strong analytical and critical problem-solving skills
• Proven track record of making consistent, logical, and objective decisions using good judgment
• Ability to assume good intentions and exhibit trust in workplace relationships