Manufacturing Heavy Quality Assurance Project Manager - Rockford, IL in Rockford, IL at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 8/28/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: #16969

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Manufacturing Heavy Quality Assurance Project Manager located in Rockford, IL. This is a contract opportunity with a duration for up to 6 months to a year long. 

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals. 

Our Client
Our Client specializes in the design and manufacture of large, heavy components. The locations are two of only a few North American suppliers of large, heavy-walled nuclear components and vessels.


Our Client is currently looking for a qualified Manufacturing Quality Assurance Project Manager to be the on-site liaison at our vendor’s manufacturing site.

The person in this role will:

  • Serve as a liaison between BWXT and our Vendor to perform contractual oversight to help meet delivery deadlines
  • Establish reports, review technical work scope, review purchase orders (POs), report back
  • Position may require some travel to BWXT’s office in Mt. Vernon, IN
  • Oversight of production process to ensure that production is completed, documented and shipped out accurately and efficiently
  • Ensure that production schedule is on track, communicate with the shop floor and project team
  • Support of production manufacturing processes on assigned shift for dedicated product lines.
  • Perform quality engineering tasks for resolution of quality issues.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of inspection plans.
  • Participate in audits of internal departments and suppliers to assure compliance to customer and internal requirements.
  • Shop floor surveillance to compliance to internal procedures and customer standards.
  • Support of hourly inspection personnel and development of inspection technique documentation.
  • Perform maintenance of quality assurance records
  • Participate on design teams for development of product inspection plans
  • Perform analysis of quality trending data to implement product improvement actions.
  • Be responsible for procedure development and ownership, to include maintenance of ISO9000 quality system procedures and work instructions.
  • Participate in CAPA (corrective action) resolution for component processes.


  • No degree required. Bachelor's degree in an engineering or technical discipline a plus.
  • At least three (3) years' relevant experience. 
  • Prior experience in a QA Engineering role
  • Documentation Control experience is a plus
  • Project Management experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication and problem resolution skills
  • Background in shop surveillance, inspection, data trending, procedure development, and corrective action.
  • Background in heavy machinery, welding, pressure vessels and manufacturing. Nuclear experience is a plus

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.