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Build your career at OFI Testing Equipment, Inc. and experience the advantages that come with working for one of the most respected names in the industry. In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer competitive pay based on experience, excellent benefits and a positive working environment!

QHSE and Compliance Manager

Basic Function (Purpose of Position)

  • Partners with Top Management to promote and implement the Integrated Management System (IMS) throughout the organization.
  • Monitors compliance of quality, health, safety, and environmental requirements in accordance with OFITE and regulatory requirements.
  • Oversees OFITE’s Integrated Management System certification requirements.
  • OFITE’s primary representative to our Management Systems Registrar.
  • Oversees OFITE’s Safety Plan and OSHA compliance.

Position Responsibilities and Specific Duties

  • Regularly works with teams to improve the quality of OFITE products and service.
  • Works with teams to help resolve quality issues with customers.
  • Develops and maintains OFITE’s General Safety Plan.
  • Develops quality metrics and reports findings to Top Management.
  • Records nonconformance of QHSE requirements and implements or advises corrective action to the respective owner; verifies effectiveness of corrective action.
  • Leads review of the IMS Manual to ensure conformance to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards; advises changes to the IMS to Top Management.
  • Lead Auditor of OFITE’s Internal Audit Program.
  • Safeguard OFITE’s ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications.
  • Provides basic IMS and safety onboard training to new employees.
  • Provides support to manufacturing for troubleshooting quality problems.
  • Supervises the QC Inspection Department.
  • Performs QC inspection work when needed.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Key Working Relationships

  • Internal Contacts
    • President
    • Company Directors
    • Department Managers and Supervisors
    • Direct Reports
    • All Employees
  • External Contacts
    • OFITE Suppliers and Customers
    • ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Registrar and Auditors
    • Insurance underwriters and field representatives
    • Regulatory Health, Safety and Environmental contacts such as TCEQ, Harris County MUD District, and Texas Department of Insurance / Workers Compensation division
    • PEO representatives (if applicable), such as Paychex

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Experience working with ISO 9001 and 14001 compliant management systems.
  • Knowledge of quality management philosophy.
  • Working knowledge of corporate Safety regulations.
  • Management level GHS 2012 knowledge.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings iaw ASTM Y14.5M GD&T.
  • CMM software programming and operation, preferably PC-DMIS.
  • Management Rep level knowledge of SharePoint VMS.
  • Proficiency with mechanical and electrical measuring and testing equipment.
  • Proficiency in technical writing.
  • Thorough knowledge of Lean Processes and Six-sigma.
  • Knowledge of Workers Compensation requirements a plus.
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office, Global Shop and Microsoft Dynamics CRM (the software requirements will be adjusted to meet current OFITE requirements).

Training and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree including both technical and general business disciplines.
  • ISO 9001 (or compatible standard) and ISO 14001 Lead Auditor training.
  • College-level courses in Quality Management and Risk Management is desirable.
  • OSHA 30-hour General Industry course.
  • First Responder First Aid/CPR/AED training a plus.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent walking for short distances, including stairs.
  • Standing for moderate periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds several times during a work shift.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Job Risks and Hazard Analysis

  • Exposure to General Industry workplace hazards.
  • Awareness of exposure to hazards in specific work locations.
  • Working around high pressure/high temperature (HTHP) testing in manufacturing areas.
  • Working near live electrical circuits in manufacturing and engineering areas.
  • Working near power tools – drilling and cutting processes in manufacturing areas.
  • Working around heavy objects not yet secured.
  • Working around compressed gases in manufacturing areas.
  • Working around moving forklifts in warehouse and manufacturing areas.
  • Handling fabricated materials with possible sharp edges and burrs during inspection processes, i.e. machined and sheet metal parts.
  • Occasional incidental exposure to chemicals – hydraulic fluids, test samples, solvents, silica, reagents in manufacturing and warehouse areas.

Job Hazard and Risk Mitigation - Preventative Action

  • Awareness and access to OFITE General Safety Plan (training provided by OFITE).
  • Awareness of specific department safety rules, i.e. Manufacturing and Warehouse. Consult with supervisors before working in their areas.
  • Proper PPE; Safety glasses and impact-resistant shoes are required.
  • Electrical safety training is recommended (provided by OFITE).
  • Knowledge of proper lifting technique is required (training provided by OFITE).
  • Cut-resistant gloves shall be worn while handling fabricated sheet metal parts.
  • Reject and report material with sharp edges to initiate corrective action.
  • Compressed gas cylinder safety (awareness training provided by OFITE).
  • Knowledge of GHS 2012 SDS and label requirements (training provided by OFITE)
  • Silica awareness (training provided by OFITE).

Travel Requirements

  • Occasional local day travel to suppliers and customers may be required.
  • Occasional offsite training may require long distance travel and overnight stays.

How to Apply

  • Email: Human Resources at
  • Mail:
    Human Resources
    11302 Steeplecrest Drive
    Houston, TX  77065

These job specifications should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the positions. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.