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Quality Assurance Supervisor


Posted by Leatherman on 05/03/2019

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Action, Bike, Fishing, Fitness, Hunting/Shooting, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Snow, WaterSports

Job Categories: Manufacturing, Operations

Company Type: Accessories, HardGoods/Equipment, Recreation, Retail

State: OR

City: Portland

Country: United States

Required Experience: 3 - 5 years

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

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Job Description & Requirements

Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. is seeking a Quality Assurance Supervisor for our world headquarters located in Portland, Oregon.  Leatherman is the world leader in the design and manufacturer of innovative, high quality, compact, multi-purpose tools.  We employ over 500 Team Members in our 90,000 square feet facility.  Visit our website at:


The successful candidate for our Quality Assurance Supervisor will collaborate with Production Supervisors and Manufacturing Engineering to determine systems and strategies for the implementation and management of production process controls. Lead the QA Prevention Team in support of New Product Introduction, Engineering Change Orders and Process / Equipment Capability Analysis.


=         Supervise the QA Technician Team (Prevention Team) by prioritizing work, assessing skills, and providing development opportunities as a key part of the Quality Organization.

=         Manage employee work schedules, time and attendance, employee review and discipline according to HR policies and applicable federal and state laws.

=         Provide leadership and ensure effective employee relations within team.

=         Determine development needs of employees and coordinate training.

=         Coordinate the application of statistical process control throughout the supply chain.

=         Develop a culture of meaningful specifications, control limits, and measurement methods that translates through to production operators and assemblers.

=         Maintain standards that ensure the accuracy of process controls and their continuous relationship to the Document Control System.

=         Ensure measurement equipment calibration and preventative maintenance schedules are being met on time.

=         Manage the workload and deadlines for the Inspection Request queue and library.

=         Organize and plan New Product Introduction activities to meet the needs of the Project Management schedule.

=         Implement a system for managing continuous development of production measurement methods.

=         Manage the measurement and data analysis in support of process capability review for current equipment and equipment moves within the plant.


Experience and Education Requirements:

=         Associate degree in related field required. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred. 

=         Five or more years of experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment.

=         Three or more years of experience in Quality and/or Engineering.

=         Two or more years of supervisory experience. 

=         Ability to interpret 2D prints an 3D models utilizing current GD&T standards.

=         Demonstrated knowledge of process capability, GD&T, gage calibration, statistical process control, CMM and optical measurement.

=         Advanced experience with MS Excel and Minitab preferred.

=         Must have strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

=         Demonstrated leadership capability with cross-function teams.

=         Excellent organization skills with strong attention to detail.

=         Possess strong written and oral communication skills.

=         Work independently and possess a high level of self-motivation and initiative.


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Excellent Benefit Package: Competitive Compensation, Bonus Plan with Performance Multiplier, 401k Employer Match up to 5%, Onsite Health Clinic, Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Award Winning Wellness Program, PTO, 10 Paid Holidays, On Premise Gym, Opportunities for Career Advancement and Personal Growth with Educational Reimbursement Program, Employee Assistance Program and Employee Discount on Products.  Come be part of the Leatherman Team.  Leave nothing undone . . . . Including your career!


Core Values: We thrill our consumers with quality, products and service; We care about each other’s well-being; We share ideas, challenge each other and do the right thing; We respect each other, show humility and grow from our failures; We foster the development of individuals to reach their greatest potential

Pre-employment background check, drug screening for illegal substances only, is required. Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Leatherman

Leatherman is the world leader in the design and manufacturer of innovative, high quality, compact, multi-purpose tools.