Quality Control Technical Lead (1st Shift)

Cincinnati, OH
Full Time



POSITION TITLE:  Quality Control Technical Lead                                                         FLSA STATUS: Exempt

Luxfer Magtech specializes in developing, manufacturing, and supplying a broad range of products that safeguard and protect, ranging from flameless ration heaters that give our U.S. Military a hot meal; innovative chemical response kits designed to detect and decontaminate chemical warfare agents; to nutritious hot food and beverage options for militaries and first responders.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Quality Control Technical Lead at Luxfer Magtech will maintain and document the flow of quality product by providing technical support, troubleshooting, and developing innovative quality solutions for all new and existing products and processes.  This position is instrumental in providing process improvements, quality safety upgrades, and productivity improvements.  


  • Work closely with Production, Engineering, and 3rd party inspection leadership to ensure:
    • Quality expectations are effectively communicated.        
    • Production processes are capable of meeting expectations.
    • Customers receive products that meet or exceed requirements.
  • Oversee inspection activities and product testing to quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Generate non-conforming material reports, review, and disposition nonconforming materials. 
  • Conduct root cause analysis and lead Cause and Preventative Action (C&PA) activities. 
  • Compile certifications and other customer required documents as required. 
  • Review and disposition Returned Goods. 
  • Generate rework procedures/instructions. 
  • Generate Inspection Instruction as defined or needed. 
  • Maintain equipment calibration schedules. 
  • Liaise with independent inspection agency on matters of product compliance. 
  • Assist in defining and implementing process controls that will enable process improvement through the reduction of process variability. 
  • Establish training procedures. Lead training of personnel in proper use of inspection equipment and quality requirements. Document training and perform on-going evaluation of operator skills for the quality team.
  • Work with suppliers to resolve quality issues. Conduct audits of suppliers as needed. 
  • Work with customers as required to resolve quality concerns, understand quality requirements, and participate in audits where needed. 
  • Lead and/or participate in scrap and rework reduction projects. 
  • Conduct internal audits of production and quality management system functions
  • Act as an authorized representative of the Quality Manager in his absence



  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferred disciplines include Science or Engineering, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • 3 to 5 years of quality control experience required in an industrial environment
  • Experience with government contracts and familiarity with MIL specifications is highly desirable
  • Quantitative chemistry experience with GC and titration required
  • Project Management certificate desirable
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g., constant use of protective gear)
  • Successful attributes include: 
    • Great teamwork and communication skills
    • High-energy, team oriented, self-motivated, and responsible, with mature judgment and a drive to succeed
    • Capable of simultaneously & efficiently managing multiple tasks, projects, and programs
    • Proficient at time management
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), and the ability to work effectively with vendors, customers, production & maintenance shop-floor employees, and management
  • Ability to stand and walk most of the day and lift to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, bend, or stoop
  • Must be able to regularly reach with hands/arms and speak clearly/hear; required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus


  • Medical, Vision, Dental *Start on the 1st day of the following month after being hired*
  • 401k with Company match of up to 6%!
  • Individual and Company performance bonus potential!
  • 12 Company Paid Holidays
  • Additional PTO
  • An Operating company of Luxfer Group (NYSE: LXFR)
  • Luxfer Magtech is in Cincinnati, OH (45212).
  • & Much More

We are committed to a safe, drug-free work environment and pre-employment drug screening, physical and background checks are required prior to starting.

This position requires access to our export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, and services. These items are restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to U.S. Citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents of the U.S., and properly licensed foreign persons. Therefore, employment is contingent on compliance with ITAR regulations and successfully obtaining and maintaining the necessary export authorization license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the US.

Luxfer Magtech is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.


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