Teledyne Technologies

  • Quality Manager

    Job Locations US-NH-Portsmouth
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne D.G. O'Brien
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person
    Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne DGO designs connection systems that transmit signals, data or power through challenging media, such as subsea oil wells; and through pressure barriers, such as the hull of a submarine. Because the cost of failure is so high, Teledyne DGO designs and manufactures its products to deliver total reliability. We engineer and manufacture our products as if lives and fortunes depended on them. Because they do.

    Teledyne DGO offers our employees an excellent benefit package including:

    • Medical & Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Voluntary Personal Accident Insurance
    • Business Travel Accident Insurance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program
    • Voluntary Short & Long Term Disability
    • 401(K) Plan
    • Flexible Health & Dependent Spending Accounts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Paid Vacations & Sick Time
    • College Tuition Reimbursements


    Teledyne DGO is a fast growing division of Teledyne Technologies and is looking to add highly motivated and skilled individuals to our team. Teledyne DGO is dedicated to providing an environment that fosters excellence in teamwork, and includes every Employee, Supplier, Business Partner and Customer as a valued member of our team. Our employees are treated with respect, professionalism and the opportunity for career advancement in a safe work environment.



    Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.    

    If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.  

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    • This position influences Total Quality Leadership for the manufacturing site.  The Quality Manager will liaise with all departments in the development and execution of plans to improve the overall quality of the site.  The Quality Manager serves as a catalyst for change and continuous improvement within the organization.  He/she must demonstrate strong commitment to team development and proven ability to lead through influence.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Establish/maintain/monitor QMS scorecard and quality KPI metrics relative to the manufacturing site initiatives. 
    • Overall responsibility for maintaining effective QMS system in compliance with ISO9001 and additional quality related customer requirements.
    • Conduct periodic QMS reviews and update upper management on results.
    • Consult with the various management teams on strategic initiatives as well as other critical issues.  Collaborate with management to develop business practices and procedures that support Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement methodologies. 
    • Responsible for guiding the local QFE program and for supporting/tracking the various continuous improvement initiatives throughout the facility. 
    • Responsible for the effective execution of internal and supplier audits, as well as hosting customer audits as required.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with key customer quality representatives to fully understand customers’ quality requirements.
    • Develop and manage the Quality department’s operational budget.
    • Track the Price of Nonconformance costs – identifying opportunities and addressing root causes.
    • Facilitate, train and promote “Zero-defect” methodology for all processes. Lead the organization to meet/exceed quality goals and commitments.
    • Work with management to ensure best practices are shared across the organization.
    • Overall responsibility for effective root cause analysis, CAPA and timely/routine communication with the customer(s). Conduct risk assessment to determine priority and level of actions.
    • Train/develop quality personnel and teams.


    Education and Experience:

    • Minimum BS degree in a technical discipline; BSME/BSEE preferred.
    • Minimum 8-12 year’s experience in an ISO manufacturing environment; Cable/connectors  and/or regulated industries preferred.
    • 5 plus year’s experience with Defense programs – Navy preferred
    • Experience with Lean manufacturing and/or Six Sigma desired.
    • Quality management/engineering background with ASQ certifications desired; examples: CQE/CRE/CQM/CQA.
    • Demonstrated ability to improve quality, cost, and delivery goals.
    • In-depth Problem Solving/Root Cause Analysis and risk analysis (FMEA/FTA).

    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Ability to lead teams & influence decisions based on facts and process thinking.
    • Ability to build credibility and trust by demonstrating high ethical standards.
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and time management skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that are Action oriented and customer focused.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.
    • Experience and understanding of MRP/ERP manufacturing systems.
    • Working knowledge of data management systems and statistical tools.


    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Direct supervision of Quality Assurance personnel.

    Training Requirements:

    • ERP system overview
    • Quality Management System overview
    • Hazardous Communications 

    Physical Demands:

    • Light physical effort equal to occasional movement of product or documentation
    • Regularly required to sit, stand, or walk throughout the facility 

    Work Environment:

    • This position requires periods of working behind a desk, performing tasks on computer.
    • Significant periods of standing or walking throughout the facility to interface with other associates.

    Personal Protective Equipment:

    • The use of Safety Glasses is required when walking throughout all production areas of the facility.

    Employee will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.



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