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Sonnax Career Opportunities

Enjoy a rewarding career and relaxing quality of life in beautiful Southern Vermont.

Recognized in 2012 and 2014 as one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont, Sonnax is a leading supplier to the automotive aftermarket. We design, manufacture, test and distribute a wide variety of innovative, high quality products used to remanufacture torque converters, rebuild automatic transmissions, upgrade driveshafts and protect the driveline from over-torque damage.

Sonnax is one of the fastest growing companies in the state of Vermont and we are proud to be 100% employee-owned. Our name has become synonymous with exceptional service, cutting-edge designs, technical knowledge and customer dedication. Join an exciting front-line team focused on developing and delivering the best products in the industry, a team whose imagination, hard work and results are rewarded.

This position is currently closed.

Quality Control Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW

Manage the quality control inspection team and program to ensure Sonnax products meet quality standards and specifications, and are in coordination with the production, inventory and shipping plan of the business. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide daily leadership to workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure high productivity and high technical integrity.
  • Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives.
  • Coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other department managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
  • Oversee the material review board (MRB) processes and database.
  • Create and implement inspection criteria and procedures.
  • Work with other quality team members to support supplier quality, quality projects and other continuous improvement work as assigned.
  • Oversee and maintain the precision measuring equipment selection, training, calibration and management. 
  • Build teamwork and communication in department.
  • Maintain required staffing level and coordinate updated training, as needed, to comply with operational or process changes.
  • Monitor individual and departmental performance and direct efforts for improvement or corrective action needed for problem resolution.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S or equivalent plus 5 or more years of management experience in inspection and/or quality control required. Experience in precision metal QC preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with Six Sigma Methodologies; certification a plus.
  • Strong understanding of metrology.
  • Extensive knowledge of geometric dimensions and tolerancing required.
  • Affiliation with ASQC or ASQC training preferred.
  • Experience using statistical process control tools. 
  • Excellent problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook applications. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to wear (without restrictions) required personal protective equipment including safety eyewear and footwear.
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With Sonnax you will enjoy outstanding benefits including:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Group life/supplemental insurance
  • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Paid holidays/vacation/personal days
  • Wellness program
  • In-house gym
  • Tuition reimbursement and more!

If you are interested in a career with Sonnax, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Sonnax Industries, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
1 Automatic Drive
P.0. Box 440
Bellows Falls, VT 05101-0440, USA
Fax: (802) 428-1830
Email: opportunities@sonnax.com