Henkels & McCoy

Regional Continuous Improvement and Quality Manager

5 months ago
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Henkels & McCoy, Inc., one of the largest privately held international utility contracting firms, with offices in 80 cities and celebrating 89 years of operating with a reputation as one of the most reliable and innovative firms in engineering and construction, is currently seeking a Regional Continuous Improvement and Quality Manager for its West Region operations area (based in Pomona, CA).  The Regional CIQ Manager will be responsible for leading Continuous Improvement initiatives within our Power, Gas, Telecom, and Underground construction and engineering lines of business and supporting the H&M field operations in the delivery of superior Quality work for the company and customer.

Major Job Elements

  • Work closely with program and project teams to establish program specific processes that effectively comply with customer and international standard Quality requirements. 
  • Provide program and project team guidance and training on Quality Management System (QMS) principles, procedures, and templates integrated with company Project Management methodology.
  • Apply company CI methodology to improve work process aligned with regional objectives.
  • Work with the Corporate CIQ Department in support of company Quality Management System (QMS) standards and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Be hands-on in introducing effective work practices that are predictable, efficient, and with build-in quality safeguards.
  • Teach and facilitate process reviews, Project Quality Plan QA audits, Time Value Analysis work site observations. Take action on observations.
  • Be hands-on in delivering stable/steady improvement with process mapping, standard work, 5S workplace organization, and simple/visual controls.
  • Teach and demonstrate A3 Planning and Plan, Do, Check, Act elements.
  • Promote the CIQ success stories and learning across the company.
  • Pursue & gain professional credentials under a personal developmental plan.


  • 4 year Bachelor's degree or equaling formal training and at least 10 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Demonstrated success in behavioral change management.
  • Degree in Construction Management, Industrial Engineering or related field is desired.
  • Experience in utility infrastructure construction and/or in professionally managed construction projects is preferred.
  • A high level of self direction and motivation and a track record of setting goals and leading change are required.
  • Proficiency in delivering training is required.
  • Instructional or professional certifications in Quality, Lean or 6-Sigma, and/or Project Management are preferred.
  • Successful project management skills desired.
  • Professional auditing credentials desired.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Project is required.
  • Ability to travel up to 75% within the Western United States required.


Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.




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