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Southwire Quality Specialist in Ft Worth, Texas

Quality Specialist

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Date: May 26, 2024

Location: Ft Worth, TX, US, 76177

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: Dallas Fort Worth

Job Summary/Objective

Quality Specialist is responsible for managing the sub-processes related to quality within the site value stream. Development of a quality culture that supports and aligns with the Culture of Zero.

Key Responsibilities

  • Utilization of lean tools, LSW, problem solving huddles and DHP in support of the value stream

  • Development and implementation of corrective actions resulting from problem solving huddles

  • Evaluation of quality KPIs to ensure the correct metric is being tracked as well as alignment with corporate initiatives

  • Verification of process improvements derived from implemented problem solving corrective actions

  • Ownership of quality culture, functions, and talent development

  • Responsible for managing escalated quality concerns involving the CDR team, sales, and product manager.

  • Collaboration with other site quality support as well as functional support to ensure consistency of best practices within the CSCs.

  • Development/Sustainment of the site’s quality culture in support of the Culture of Zero.

  • Complete new hire training with all new employees on their first week.

  • Provide monthly site review to all employees and leadership

  • Partner with supervision to provide employee feedback related to performance


Education and Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in distribution, logistics, business administration or related degree

  • 5+ years directly related experience in distribution management or related field preferred.

  • A working knowledge of warehouse systems is required.

  • Ability to function and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced operating environment is critical.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with exceptional interpersonal skills required.

  • Must be able to interface and communicate effectively within the organization, with business units throughout the company, and with partners across the supply chain.

  • Must be a strong team player with a firm, personal commitment toward the business and its customers.

  • Must be PC literate and have a good knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth

Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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