Position Description

Quality Assurance Lead
Location Pleasanton, KS
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Working at Fabcon

Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest?

Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance?

Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities?

If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you.

We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States.


The Quality Assurance Lead provides leadership support to the Quality Technicians to ensure compliance with PCI, ISO and CSA standards and is responsible for training and auditing the Quality Department to standard practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports QA Techs to ensure that products and processes align with the relevant requirements

  • Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities and standard work

  • Works with Manufacturing to solve in-house quality concerns through support of root-cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns

  • Responsible for the calibration program used to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment, testing and measurement equipment, and all other analytical equipment within the facilities

  • Reviews product for conformance to requirements to ensure proper repairs are completed to meet requirements and recommends methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material

  • Conducts audits, writes audit findings, reports findings to management and determines proper corrective/preventative actions when assigned

  • Collaborates with the Quality Supervisor in defining sampling procedures and the designing and developing forms and instructions for recording, evaluating and reporting quality and reliability data

  • Responsible for continual improvement activities within the FABCON WAY structure

  • Review quality trends to prevent and/or reduce defects, figure out problem causes, and initiate actions to correct them

  • Implement new techniques for the control of quality as directed

  • Liaison with internal parties on matters relating to plant quality (Engineering, Production, Project Management, and Drafting)

  • All other duties as assigned. Including QA Responsibilities as needed

  • Performs all aspects of the pre-pour check, the structural check, the finish check, the jig check, and the testing of the material

  • Strips the product off the bed and enters tagged or scrapped material into the computer

  • Inspects material and product for meeting quality requirements

  • Reports quality problems to production personnel and Quality Assurance Manager

  • Perform Concrete Testing

  • QA Reporting

Basic Qualifications:

  • College degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field.

  • Five (5) years of experience in Quality Assurance in a manufacturing environment

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of MS Windows – PowerPoint, Word, Excel, manipulate data

  • Understanding of Quality tools: SPC, Cpk, Gage R&R and inspection tools and procedures

  • Ability to work in a cooperative and team oriented environment

  • Demonstrated ability to operate and make decisions independently

  • Proven understanding of inspection techniques including ACI and PCI requirements

  • Ability to coach and train QA Techs and plant workers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PCI Certified – Level 1 and Level 2

  • Knowledge of CSA, Transportation DOT and ISO Standards

  • ACI Certified

Work Environment:

  • Plant/Yard: Move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, walk, climb, bend at the waist, reach, forceful use of hand tools, vocal projection

Physical Requirements:

  • Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or our plant locations in Ohio, Kansas and Pennsylvania during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-verify

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