Quality & Sustainability Manager

Under the direction of the President, the Quality Manager is responsible for internal, supplier, and customer quality and sustainability activities.

TLX Technologies is a highly technical, globally minded engineering organization that focuses on solving application challenges and offering excellent solutions to our customers. We provide custom electromechanical solutions to customers in a variety of industries - automotive, off-highway, motorsports, & fire protection. While working with customers with many diverse applications, TLX Technologies focuses on industries that are forward-thinking and innovative.


All full-time employees are eligible for company sponsored benefits after completing the probationary period.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with generous company match
  • Company paid Disability Insurance and Term Life coverage
  • Paid Holidays and Time off
  • Paid Funeral, Jury Duty and Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Adoption Assistance

TLX Technologies purposefully hires people with diverse backgrounds and skill sets to form a cohesive team working together to deliver the best solutions for our customers. Honesty, openness, and respect towards each other provides a culture where employees can learn and grow.

  • We Make Time for Fun

A variety of company-sponsored events and downtime are scheduled throughout the year to give employees a chance to unwind and connect. We strongly believe that a proper work/life balance is essential to a healthy work environment.

  • We Recognize and Reward

TLX employees are recognized for their hard work and contributions. Employees are encouraged to take ownership of their ideas – from design and process improvements to individual goals and community outreach.

  • We Engage the Next Generation

We love opening our doors for school tours, college interns, and scholarship recipients. Interns expand their skills while tackling meaningful projects alongside our skilled employees. TLX also funds scholarships to encourage students pursuing careers in engineering or manufacturing.

  • We Support Our Community

TLX actively supports the community that we work in. Through employee participation, item donation drives and financial contributions, TLX is able to give back to employee nominated charitable organizations.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as deemed necessary from time to time by management.

  • Develop, establish, and implement long-range and short-term strategies and operating policies to achieve established quality goals and objectives.
  • Oversee ISO 9001:2015 & ISO/IEC 80079-34; building into processes/procedures and enforcing.
  • Manage the organization's sustainability programs. Lead analysis and collaborate with leadership to develop corporate sustainability strategies to ensure that business practices, products, and services are environmentally friendly and compliant with government rules and regulations. Promote and explain the organization's sustainability philosophy to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Directly supervise and lead Quality personnel and Shipping & Receiving personnel.
  • As the responsible party, work with internal stakeholders and suppliers in the investigation, technical approach and solution of non-conformances, corrective action, and other quality challenges.
  • Support new product launches (APQP/PPAPs).
  • Lead registrar, internal, supplier and customer audits and meetings.
  • Direct integration of technical activities and products.
  • Support new product launches, scale up and continuous improvements throughout production lines installation and qualifications.
  • Lead Root Cause analysis activities, FMEA’s, Flows, Control Plans, other Quality activities, as well as sustaining Engineering solutions.
  • Analyze cell dashboards and quality reporting; make suggestions for areas of improvement.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects.
  • Actively participate in strategic capital/process decisions and correlation with 1-page business plan.

To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field such as Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, Quality Assurance/Control, or Business Management
  • 5 years of Quality experience
  • Mentor, team lead and/or management experience
  • Firm understanding of ISO 9000; IATF 16949 preferred
  • Six Sigma knowledge; Green or Black Belt certification preferred
  • ISO/TS Auditor certification or related experience
  • Solid knowledge in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Design for Manufacturing (DFMA) methodology, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), quality measurement and inspection
  • A strong background in manufacturing and supplier quality capabilities
  • Mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of different materials (metals, plastics, etc), as well as coatings/finishes and hardware.
  • Good working knowledge of different manufacturing process capabilities; CNC, injection molding, welding, milling, etc.
  • Knowledge of risk management methods preferred
  • Experience with ensuring sustainability related legal compliance preferred
  • Understanding of impact to P&L statement
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint); Advanced working knowledge of Excel (macros)


  • Actively involved with external industry advisory council

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 lbs.