Fairbanks Scales
  • Meridian, MS, USA
  • Full Time


Ensures compliance and effectiveness of the quality management system, while continuously improving products and processes to drive towards safe production, zero defects, customer satisfaction, and cost of non-quality.

Essential Job Duties

  • Develops and implements quality standards, practices, and procedures.
  • Executes the site's quality management system as directed.
  • Works with the operations team to develop effective employee training programs.
  • Manages the quality inspection and audit program, ensuring completion and compliance.
  • Responsible for incoming supplier quality of raw materials and outsourced products
  • Manages the CAPA process, works with the team to determine root cause, and implements effective corrective actions.
  • Maintains quality reports and data analysis as required.
  • Analyzes data sources from internal quality reporting and customer feedback for improvement activities to improve defect rates and continuously reduce the cost of non-quality.
  • Interface, communicate, and collaborate with other functions in the company as needed.
  • Adhere to and uphold all Fairbanks Scales policies and procedures.

Qualifications - Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)

  • This position requires a bachelor's degree in industrial, manufacturing, mechanical, engineering, or equivalent.
  • Must have three to five years of experience in a quality assurance role in a piece part production operation.
  • Experience in managing per ISO 9001:2015.
  • Six Sigma certification a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Knowledgeable in welding quality standards, including AWS D1.1
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint.)
  • Critical thinker with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Able to effectively drive change on the shop floor by engaging others.

Work Environment - Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  • General office conditions within the front office. Exposed to moderate noise levels.
  • General Manufacturing environment includes regular exposure to loud and distracting noises, outdoor climate and weather fluctuations including temperature, humidity, rain, etc., dust, uneven ground, exposure to hazardous equipment, and contaminants.

Physical Abilities - Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Required to use close vision and be able to focus.
  • Regularly required to talk and hear; frequently required to sit, stand and bend at the knee and waist, and walk.
  • Must be able to have repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement to type and work on computer.
  • Must have finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination to work on computer, telephone, and related office equipment.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.

Additional Information -- Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with Company match and more.

Fairbanks Scales Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Vets


Fairbanks Scales Inc. may obtain information about you from a third-party consumer reporting agency for employment purposes. Thus, you may be the subject of a "consumer report" and/or "investigative consumer report" which may include information about your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and/or mode of living, and which can involve personal interviews with sources such as neighbors, friends, or associates, The reports may contain information regarding your credit history, criminal history, social security verification, motor vehicle records ("driving records"), verification of your education or employment history, or other background checks. Credit history will only be requested where such information is substantially related to the duties and responsibilities of the position for which you are applying.


Fairbanks Scales Inc. performs post-offer, pre-employment drug testing for all roles prior to being hired into any role as part of our Drug Free Workplace Policy. In addition, Fairbanks Scales Inc. performs post-offer, pre-employment drug testing under the authority of the U.S. Department of Transportation prior to being hired for any role or transferred into a safety-sensitive role.

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