A.L.P. is an established leader in the lighting industry, committed to its employees and poised for growth. Compensation is competitive, and a generous benefits package includes Health, Dental and Life Insurance as well as Tuition Reimbursement and 401(k). Employees enjoy a team atmosphere, opportunity for advancement and a learning culture that includes ongoing in-house training. If you have past experience or a new interest in the lighting industry, A.L.P. may have a career opportunity for you.

  • Quality Manager

  • Dickson, TN

A.L.P. is an international leader in designing, manufacturing, and distributing components for lighting and other technical industries. With world-class capabilities in plastics molding, metal fabrication, and other high-tech processes, A.L.P. offers challenging, rewarding job opportunities in a variety of career specialties. We are global in reach, with locations throughout North America and Europe.

Compensation is competitive. Our benefit package includes: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401k, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. Employees enjoy a team atmosphere, advancement opportunities, and a learning culture that includes ongoing in-house training. Our employees are empowered to provide superior service and product performance to every customer.


Plans, coordinates and manages the quality assurance program designed to ensure quality production of products consistent with established standards by performing the following duties.


  • Formulate and maintain quality assurance objectives complementary to corporate policies and goals.
  • Oversee Quality Management System and or ISO 9001 program to maintain compliance with corporate quality initiatives, including internal facilitation and direct interface with outside consultants/facilitators and registrars.
  • Manage incoming sampling/inspection of supplied materials; assuring non-conforming materials are removed from facility.
  • Qualify new Technicians and Inspectors in quality control and ISO procedures, methods, and standards, as well as product knowledge and company policy. Assure all training and qualifications are documented.
  • Oversee facility Field Service Report process and work to provide timely completion.
  • Monitor quality performance by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports.
  • Serve as facility contact for regulatory agencies in regard to quality matters.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  • Work with new product design, development, and sampling.
  • Have direct contact with customers in regard to complaints, returns, and issues resulting from non-conforming products.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff, and resolve personnel grievances.
  • Develop or implement quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, and other operational reports to detect quality issues.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports or personnel records.
  • Coordinate or recommend procedures for facility, or equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.


  • College degree in Quality Sciences, Quality Engineering, or equivalent
  • Four years of managerial/supervisory experience in quality within a plastic injection molding manufacturing environment
  • ISO 9001 implementation experience, lead auditing preferred
  • Six Sigma, TQM knowledge a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in statistical software (i.e. Mini-Tab) a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal skills