Quality Control Supervisor

City:  Tacoma
State:  WA
Country/Region:  US

Are you looking for the right opportunity to work hard and grow in a company that lives its Values? PABCO Roofing looking for people that want to be a part of our company mission and walk the talk. In return, we offer a consistent environment, competitive pay and benefits, and a growth-minded culture ready to help you achieve your personal goals. We're looking for our next long-term Quality Assurance Supervisor to lead our Lab Technicians.

Starting in our Quality department means you're ready to be there for your team and exhibit a steadfast commitment to safe work practices. This position serves our plant through supervision of our Quality team, being a source of expertise on our quality specifications and testing processes, raising awareness of issues with production and working to resolve them in a time-sensitive manner, and most importantly, works to create the best asphalt shingle on the market. This position may also back up our Production Supervisors at times and will therefore require cross-training as a part of a robust understanding of our manufacturing practices.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include some or all of the following:


  • Oversees production quality and process controls.
  • Supervises and trains laboratory staff.
  • Maintains lab instruments and equipment.
  • Orders safety supplies, laboratory parts and laboratory equipment.
  • Analyzes and reviews process and lab data.
  • Identifies process issues that may be impacting product quality.
  • Determines whether products are meeting specifications and takes appropriate actions to reject or accept the material.
  • Determines whether raw materials are suitable for production usage.
  • Contacts vendors when quality issues arise with raw materials and qualifies new vendors.
  • Receives and responds to customer complaints.
  • Gives input for laboratory and process procedures and specifications.
  • Maintains work area and equipment according to company specifications for cleanliness and safety. 
  • Abides by all company and government rules and regulations.


QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


  • Background in biology, chemistry, or related science or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • One to three years of related experience.
  • Minimum of three years of Supervisory experience.
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office Excel and Word.
  • Troubleshooting skills to detect lab equipment problems.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal with employees and the public in a professional manner.
  • Regular attendance is required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.


  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Talking or listening
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds



WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job.


  • Work near moving mechanical parts
  • Fumes or airborne particles
  • Moderate noise



PABCO® Roofing Products, a division of PABCO® Building Products, LLC, began manufacturing premium asphalt shingle in Tacoma, Washington in 1984.  PABCO® quickly earned a reputation for producing quality products and providing excellent customer service.  Our product offerings have expanded over the year, but our commitment to quality has remained and is one of our core values. 


 PABCO offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan and wellness programs.  We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma