ESCO Optics: Quality Manager

Esco Optics, based in Oak Ridge, NJ, is a manufacturer of optical components. We serve the needs of researchers, engineers, and a wide range of customers and markets. Our products range from one-of-a-kind research components to military applications to OEM parts used in products and systems all around the world. Esco Optics is a great place to build your career. We offer many benefits to our employees: competitive salaries, health and dental insurance, 401k, and credit union among others. We offer the chance to be part of a company that strives to offer the best products and support to our many customers. Due to continued growth, we are looking to fill the positions listed below to assist in meeting the needs of our customers.

Manage our in-house quality control department. Must have a minimum of 5 years of recent experience in related QC environment in manufacturing, optical fabrication is preferred. Implement ongoing quality improvement processes working with interdepartmental teams. 

Job Description
The Quality Manager will manage all Quality functions for Esco Optics. Implement and manage
the company quality vision, strategy and goals. Ensure that quality objectives are met. Must have
excellent communication skills with both internal and external organizations and customers.
Must have a tenacious attitude for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and
product quality and reliability.

Primary Position Responsibilities
• Manage the overall performance of the quality department team. Responsible for hiring,
retaining, motivating and training the team to ensure the team performs at its’ highest level.
• Manage the overall scope of any corporate quality compliance/certification program.
• Manage supplier quality assurance tasks and activities.
• Provide training and guidance to other groups relative to quality, process control,
data collection, and statistical data analysis.
• Monitor and report high level quality and compliance data on an on-going basis relative
to product, component, customer and supplier quality.
• Implement ongoing quality improvement processes working with interdepartmental teams.
• Work with sales team to review potential projects for manufacurability and specifications to
determine quality requirements
• Manage and monitor internal CAR/RMA process within the company.
• Manage the implementation and execution of an effective failure analysis process.
• Manage and respond to quality issues with related groups such as Engineering and
Customer Service.
• Write quality procedures as required.
• Manage the development and implementation of any customer required quality assurance
plans or data.
• Respond/manage customer required quality questions or surveys. Manage customer and
supplier satisfaction assessments through surveys, interviews and meetings.

Position Requirements
A minimum of 5 years recent experience in a quality environment with a manufacturing company;
preferably in optics.
• Required experience dealing with quality planning and preferably ISO
• BS or BA Degree preferred but not required with relative job experience
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt to changing priorities, meet deadlines,
manage projects and multi-task effectively, working well under pressure
• Strong leadership and management skills

Please use our online application or download and email your completed application to