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Quality Specialist Job Highlights

Title Quality Specialist
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Quality Assurance
Location Bethlehem, PA, United States
Company Air Products

Company Profile

Air Products is an industrial gases company with a focus on serving energy, the environment, and emerging markets. The company provides essential industrial gases, related equipment, and applications expertise to industries like refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage.

Gardner Cryogenics (a business of Air Products and Chemicals), is a world leader in liquid helium and liquid hydrogen storage and transportation equipment.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Quality Specialist who will support the quality goals of Gardner through vendor source inspection, internal weld inspection, and cross-functional team support.

The role requires a sense of urgency and customer focus, aligning priorities to the successful operation of a fully-loaded manufacturing facility.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

  • Apparently, there is no work experience is mentioned, yet the experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.


  • Act with a sense of urgency in support of manufacturing output, reduction of rework, and achievement of tact time
  • Assist with internal and external training to improve welding and testing methods, processes, and procedures.
  • Complete internal weld inspections
  • Complete vendor source inspections aligned with proactive risk mitigation
  • Develop a thorough understanding of key criteria and manufacturing steps that are differentiating to product performance and customer satisfaction
  • Ensure vendors utilize correct revision of drawings, procedures, and specifications.
  • Verify periodically vendor’s manufacturing process to ensure compliance with Gardner’s quality and manufacturing procedures.
  • Review and verify vendor evacuation logs to ensure testing process, readings and procedures are in compliance with Gardner quality requirements.
  • Review vendor’s WQTR, WPS/PQR and ensure qualified welders perform welding on projects.
  • Review/ Verify Mill Test Reports (MTR) for the material being used by vendors for manufacturing.
  • Submit inspection reports (vendor and in a shop), NCR/Variation to QC Supervisor for review and enter variations where necessary.
  • Work with vendors and Supplier Quality Management to ensure vendor issues are addressed and root cause analyses performed where appropriate.


  • Ability to travel locally 30-40% with occasional overnight domestic or international travel as needed.
  • Highly motivated, detailed, results-oriented with strong execution, managing to target dates, organization, and communication (verbal and written)
  • Manufacturing, quality management, and root cause analysis experience required.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications required.
  • Strong team building and collaboration skills, developing strong relationships to drive progress toward deliverables
  • Working knowledge of ASME and welding and fabrication experience required.
  • Working knowledge of cryogenic pressure vessels (e.g. vacuum, leak integrity, etc.)


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacations, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, and retirement plans.

Employer’s Statement

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

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