Manager, Quality Control



Let’s open doors to the future – together!


Are you looking for a new opportunity with a Fast Growing, Successful and Long Standing Manufacturing Team?  Desire to be able to see, touch, and surrounded yourself with a manufacturing facility where you can affirm that what you do makes a difference? 


If so, maybe this job as Quality Manager, with the ASSA ABLOY Door Controls Group in Monroe, NC is for you!  


Working for ASSA ABLOY means you are part of a dynamic environment, developing innovative solutions to improve our customers' lives. As the Global Leader in Door Opening Solutions, we are using the latest technologies to Open Doors to events, arenas, hospitals, education, homes, hotels, airports and businesses. Joining ASSA ABLOY means being part of a fast-moving, growing company with many opportunities.  We are dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience.


ASSA ABLOY Door Controls Group in Monroe, NC is the North American Center of Excellence for Door Motion Control products. Primarily sold under the Norton Rixson brands, we have manufactured and distributed mechanical and electro-mechanical door closers, low energy door operators, concealed door closers, and various accessories related to door motion control from this location for more than 60 years. 


We are seeking a Quality Manager with a Strong Drive to be part of our “Together We Act” culture supporting our Core Values and Beliefs.  Support of our Values and Beliefs is accomplished by performing Quality Management and Continuous Improvement functions in support of Total Quality Management and being the Focal Point for All quality related matters.  Quality Team Members are valued within ASSA ABLOY for the difficult and important jobs they perform to support Our Employees, Our Strategy, Our Values, and Our Organization.  


Did this get your attention?  Want to know more about this role?   Please read on to Open the Door a little more.


Reporting directly to the General Manager, the Quality Manager makes decisions, takes action, and leads the Quality team using various tools including LEAN elements, six sigma, theory of constraints, etc. Identifies and removes barriers to continuous improvement initiatives. Establishes quality information systems to access, collect, analyze and distribute results within the organization utilizing quantitative tools to measure, analyze and control processes such as SPC, process and performance capability studies, design of experiments, etc. Supports all aspects of the ISO Certified Quality System, including planning, control and improvement, and the application of product and process control methods such as developing control plans, identifying critical control points, developing and validating work instructions.


Quality activities cover a variety of products/processes which are controlled by detailed ISO procedures and instructions. Within established parameters, recommends improvements or changes to enhance production quality in a preventive mode. Develops and maintains a sustainable quality management system. Work involves several concurrent projects and activities.



The Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Manage the Quality team and utilize statistical and analytical tools such as run charts, SPC, root cause analysis, etc. to characterize quality problems, identify root cause and recommend corrective actions.

  • From a Quality Assurance perspective, provide technical support for all new technology implementations and assist with training inspection staff in modern quality assurance methods and tools.

  • Drives continuous improvement activities in product quality and manufacturability through effective use of LEAN tools. LEAN leader.

  • Lead the ISO certification process and program for the facility and maintain all related procedures and processes. 

  • Product testing and evaluation to support product compliance, ie: UL, CE, BHMA.

  • Promote and maintain safety in the workplace. Observe established safety regulations and procedures.

  • Generate quality improvement suggestions and coach others to generate ideas. Assist with implementation of adopted suggestions.

  • Create, modify & analyze results of quality plans in keeping with changes in manufacturing processes and product designs.

  • Recommend design enhancements within engineering and cost parameters that will facilitate quality and process efficiency. Analyze part tolerances and recommend changes as required.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and demonstrate a high degree of skill level as a leader and facilitator, including a demonstrated ability to organize and track projects.


What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?



Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Quality, Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, Business or related field. 

Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated Manufacturing/Industrial experience.

Certified Quality Engineer certificate is a plus.

LEAN/6 Sigma Certifications – Green/Black Belt.

Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.



A strong desire to get things done in a quick, very efficient, very effective, very accurate manner.

Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Ability to influence and work through cross-functional teams and influence decisions.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively and influence at all levels of an organization

Strong analytical skills with ability to focus on details to get quick accurate results,

Desire to move up within ASSA ABLOY and be promoted to higher levels within the business. 

Must be highly detail oriented, organized and have the ability to work under pressure.


Would you like to join us in opening doors of the future?  Let’s get introduced. 

Please apply on our website before the position end date.


Must be legally eligible to work in the USNo Sponsorships. 

We E-Verify.

No Relocation Provided.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Monroe, NC, US, 28112

Quality Management

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte