ZCL310 - Quality Health Safety Environment (QHSE) Coordinator

Company: Xerxes Corporation

General Information
High School
2 to 7 years
Job Description


For three decades, Xerxes, a ZCL Company, has been an industry leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of high-quality, cost-effective Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) storage solutions for the Fuels, Water/Wastewater, and Oil & Gas Markets. We pride ourselves on creating high quality, environmentally safe products for the storage and handling of fuel, water/wastewater, chemicals, and other hazardous and corrosive liquids.

Xerxes is currently recruiting to the role of Quality Health Safety Environment (QHSE) Coordinator (2nd Shift) to be based in our Tipton (515 West South Street, Tipton, IA) manufacturing facility. If you are a motivated worker who wants to work for a respectful employer and be part of a supportive team, then Xerxes is the place for you!


Reporting to the Plant Manager, the QHSE Coordinator is accountable for coordinating quality processes on the 2nd shift and factory. The Coordinator is accountable for quality inspection and audit, as well as reporting nonconformance and implementing improvements as applicable. In addition the position provides support for the HSE function, including investigation and reporting functions as well as risk identification and mitigation.


Quality Program Support   

  • Establish visible Quality presence on the manufacturing floor, and provide support such as:
  • Conduct and coordinate regular onsite quality audits
  • Administer Quality Management System elements (MOC, RCA, non-conformance reporting, document and record retention)
  • Provide/develop/track training on QMS and other
  • Accountable for all Quality reporting and verification
  • Coach and mentor employees on originating nonconformance reports
  • Promote quality reporting at their locations
  • Champion corrective and preventive action reports
  • Continuously upgrade product and standards knowledge
  • Verify & record corrective actions arising from audits and product inspections
  • Review Completed Tank Quality Records and maintain quality statistics
  • Perform incoming inspections & quarantine non-conforming materials (as required)
  • Perform inspection and testing of in-progress products
  • Strive to improve inspection and test methods
  • Communicate with supply chain, quality control, and other internal departments (e.g.: engineering) to evaluate and resolve quality issues
  • Approve finished product by confirming specifications and conducting visual and physical inspections
  • Conduct internal quality audits and summarize audits findings in summary reports
  • Conduct quality management reviews to ensure that the provisions of the QMS and its effectiveness are reviewed; ensure all improvement opportunities have addressed
  • Assemble, install, utilize, and maintain testing equipment including measuring tapes, micrometers, ultrasonic thickness gauge & scales
  • Record, review and report on the results of testing, inspections and audits
  • Safety Program Support

  • Establish visible Safety presence on the manufacturing floor, and provide support such as:
  • Conduct and coordinate regular onsite inspection to audit physical conditions and safe work practices
  • Ensure compliance with Regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA, CalOSHA, EPA), Quality & Environmental permitting requirements and sampling (storm water etc.)
  • Coordinate Safety training for all employees
  • Actively participate as JOHSC committee member
  • Support safety reporting at their locations
  • Champion corrective and preventive action reports
  • Continuously upgrade HS&E standards knowledge
  • Identify hazards and potential risks:
  • Assist operations staff with the elimination and/or mitigation of hazards
  • Help facilitate Risk Assessment / JHA and review
  • Advise site leadership on QHSE related matters and intervene on unsafe acts and potential violations of QHSE practices
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis Investigations and collaborate with production for the assignment of corrective and preventive action
  • Participate in incident investigation of onsite accidents, injuries, and property damage and assist with the preparation of reports
  • Job Requirements
    • Post-secondary education in a quality-related field (such as a technician diploma in a related field).
    • Quality Assurance Certification, or Metrology certification would be considered an asset

    Business Management Expertise

    • Minimum of three (3) years previous Quality Assurance experience
    • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in HSE.
    • Familiarity with raw materials, components and manufacturing process; Experience in a composites environment would be considered an asset
    • Proficient at conducting quality control measurements, tests and inspections

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities

    • Demonstrated knowledge of plant management and production control principles, methods of controlling and enforcing quality production standards, and health and safety requirements
    • Ability to read and interpret production drawings/specifications
    • Understanding of basic geometry combined with strong mathematics and blueprint reading
    • Ability to identify, evaluate and describe defects in incoming/in-process products
    • strong analytical skills and attention to detail
    • Team player, with strong English communication skills
    • Basic computer skills including an understanding of Microsoft word, excel and access
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including afternoon and night shifts, and the ability to travel occasionally out of town for field work
    • Comfortable working in a plant environment
    • Ability to conduct testing at heights and within confined spaces
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel
    • Ability to work 2nd shift: 3:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. and overtime as required


    We are an equal opportunity employer that truly values each employee. In addition to offering a competitive wage based on your skills and qualifications, you will also be supported with the following benefits:

    • Challenging career with opportunities for advancement
    • Group benefits package
    • 401(k) matching
    • Training and development opportunities through ZCL University

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    ZCL│XERXES is an equal opportunity employer