Quality Manager - Fire Truck Industry

Date:  May 23, 2024

Ocala , FL, US, 34474

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
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Requisition ID: 21407
E-ONE manufactures custom and commercial fire trucks including pumpers and tankers, aerial ladders and platforms, rescues of all sizes, quick attack units, industrial trucks, and ARFF (aircraft rescue firefighting vehicles).
Established in 1974, E-ONE has grown to become an industry leader in just a few decades, and today employs more than 1,000 people who manufacture over 400 fire trucks per year. Innovation has been the company's driving force and continues to be the impetus behind its pursuit of innovative technologies. The result is state-of-the-art fire rescue vehicles recognized for superior firefighting and rescue capabilities.
E-ONE is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, terminal trucks, RV’s and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.

The Quality Manager oversees the quality operations for E-ONE.  This position is responsible for building and leading the quality infrastructure at E-ONE to ensure that products and processes, provide the highest standards of quality necessary to meet statutory/regulatory requirements, customer expectations, and E-ONE’s strategic goals. 



1.            Set quality compliance objectives and department goals that support business initiatives. Ensure that targets are achieved. 

2.            Build a customer centric culture that ensures the delivery of product that meets customer requirements, exceeds customer expectations, and complies with all specifications.

3.            Obtain feedback from customers on areas of satisfaction and dissatisfaction.  Ensure customer complaints are effectively resolved, and develop action items to improve marketplace success.

4.            Manage, Organize, build, and continually improve the quality infrastructure to maintain ISO registration of E-ONE’s Quality Management System.

5.            Manage and maintain quality inspection, test, and validation programs for in-process, and finished goods.

6.            Lead lean/continuous improvement activities for Quality processes. Support other departments with their lean/continuous improvement activities.  Must be change agent and ambassador for continuous improvement. 

7.            Direct, control and staff the Quality department.  Evaluate and verify employee performance. Identify staff development and training needs.  Provide employee coaching and development or otherwise ensure training is obtained. 

8.            Responsible for departmental compliance and enforcement of all company policies and procedures.  Ensure consistent and effective employee relations.  Recommend rewards/recognition as appropriate.  Resolve issues and initiate necessary disciplinary action as required.

9.            Responsible for safety and environmental compliance of all responsible departments and/or facilities as appropriate.  Hold departmental employees accountable for following all OSHA and company policies and regulations.  Actively participate in safety improvement activities.

10.         Responsible for meeting established department budgets.  Provide input and recommendations on staffing requirements and selection of departmental personnel.  Develop and achieve area budget goals for personnel, equipment, suppliers, etc. 

11.         Participate in goal deployment and strategic planning activities, typically detailing first level improvement initiates and targets to improve.


Requirements (education, experience, travel, physical, work environment):


•              Bachelor’s degree in business or technical-related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.

•              Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in operations/customer service leadership role. ,

•              Experience with maintenance and testing of fire apparatus, quality and industry standards such as ISO 9001, NFPA, FAA, ASTM, etc. preferred.

•              Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and have the ability to effectively interact with Customers, Dealers, Team Leaders, Managers, and Associates.

•              Proven success in team building, conflict resolution, and problem solving from identification through root cause resolution.

•              Proficiency with Computer applications (Baan,  Word, Excel, ) required

•              Experience with Lean manufacturing or Six sigma methodologies preferred.

•              ASQ certification as a green belt, quality auditor, or quality engineer a plus.




REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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