Quality Engineering Manager

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Date: May 8, 2024

Location: New Hudson, MI, US, 48165

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  10945  

Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.


We have an opening for a Quality Manager in Flushmate’s New Hudson, MI facility.  In this role you will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Quality Management System, plans and policies. Responsibilities also include day-to-day management of quality activities, collaboration with other departments and company locations to ensure products and processes comply to specifications, standards and customer requirements. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, direct and administer Quality systems, policies, procedures, standards, and records.
  • Maintain plant wide QMS compliance and registration as appropriate. Coordinate product/process audits and facilitate compliance to system, product or process certification through third party registrar organizations. Recommend corrective and preventative measures in response to non-conformances or discrepancies.
  • Direct Quality Assurance day-to-day activities including, but not limited to, verification of conformance to print/process specification of manufactured and assembled parts along with parts/services performed by suppliers.
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing and Suppliers to investigate customer quality complaints. Setup and perform experiments, inspections and analysis allowing for data driven decisions and corrective action.
  • Develop, monitor and analyze customer returns, internal defects, test yields, scrap and other non-conforming conditions relating to product, process or systems followed by recommended corrective and preventive measures or actions. Utilize formalized problem-solving methodologies (e.g. 8D processes and action plans).
  • Actively champion company-wide improvement activities to reduce waste, increase yield and improve customer satisfaction, as appropriate (e.g. Kaizen, Six Sigma, CI Methodologies, Lean and APQP) to raise the performance of the company’s product lines, drive reduction of "Cost of Poor Quality" and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Supervise and direct Quality Engineers and Lab Technicians engaged in Quality Assurance department work activities. Hire, mentor, train, review work, assist employees, evaluate performance, enforce company rules and recommend changes in employee status.
  • Maintain Quality KPI's and Dashboards. Lead effort to identify high impact reoccurring issues and effective corrective actions.
  • Plan, direct and facilitate QC Lab and validation testing in support of new product development to verify day to day product and process conformance to specifications while investigating opportunities for improvement.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering technology. Master's degree preferred
  • 10+ Years experience in quality management position within a manufacturing/assembly environment as a Quality Engineer, Reliability Engineer, and/or Supervisor in Quality.
  • 5+ Years experience as a Quality Manager in a Manufacturing/Assembly environment
  • Able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Must possess demonstrated skills in problem solving.
  • ASQ Certification preferred





We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A choice of Medical (with Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Rx Insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Company paid Basic Life and AD & D Insurance, Basic Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Well-being Programs.
  • Paid time off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Vacation time, Paid Sick time, Paid Military Leave, and Paid Volunteer time away from work.
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Parking and Transit Accounts, and Tuition Reimbursement benefits.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.
  • Employee Service Anniversary Awards and Employee Recognition Programs


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

YOU Belong at Sloan

We are intentional in building an inclusive culture that embraces different voices, ideas, and backgrounds. We commit to continuing this ever-growing journey with and for our employees, customers, partners, and community. We are better together when we can be ourselves.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world.




For additional company information please visit our website at www.sloan.com.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Facilities, Supply Chain Manager, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Quality Engineer, Operations, Management, Engineering

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