Director of Quality


Eden, North Carolina, United States

Building the people that build the world.

With platforms in HVAC and Detection and Measurement, SPX Technologies builds innovative solutions that enable a safer, more efficient, sustainable world.  Through our RiSE talent development framework, we Reach, Identify, Strengthen, and Engage our employees to support them in their continued development.  We’re a global company of problem solvers, collaborators, and innovators, and our businesses build solutions that impact the world.


This is a position with The Marley Company, a parent company which provides administrative support to the SPX Enterprises HVAC Heating businesses (such as WM Technologies, LLC, Marley Engineered Products, LLC, Patterson-Kelley, LLC)  and includes all Weil-McLain® branded products.


How you will make an Impact (Job Summary)

SPX is a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact. As a Director of Quality, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of quality assurance and quality control within the organization. This leadership role will involve developing, implementing, and maintaining quality management systems to ensure compliance with industry regulations and product specifications. The successful candidate will lead a team of quality professionals and work closely with cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives and uphold our commitment to delivering superior products/services.


What you can expect in this role (Job Responsibilities)

While each day brings new opportunities at SPX, your core responsibilities will be:

  1. Quality Management System Implementation
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive quality management system to ensure adherence to industry standards, regulatory requirements, and product specifications.
  • Establish quality metrics, KPIs, and targets to monitor and measure performance across all aspects of multi-site operations.
  • Conduct regular audits and assessments to evaluate processes, procedures, and product/service quality, identifying opportunities for optimization and risk mitigation.
  • Investigate quality issues, non-conformances, and customer complaints, implementing corrective and preventive actions as necessary to prevent recurrence.


  1. Continuous Improvement: 
  • Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes related to quality management, incorporating relevant updates into the organization's quality processes and procedures.
  • Prepare and present reports, analysis, and recommendations to senior management regarding quality performance, compliance status, and improvement initiatives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including operations, engineering, supply chain, and customer service, to identify areas for improvement and drive continuous quality enhancement initiatives X
  • Lead and mentor a team of quality professionals, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure the highest standards of quality are maintained.
  • Participate in other projects as assigned that relate to the overall success of the department or organization.



What we are looking for (Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education)

We each bring something to the table, and we are looking for someone who has:

Required Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in a quality assurance/quality control leadership role, within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong knowledge of quality management principles, methodologies, and tools, such as Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen and ISO standards

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent leadership with experience directly managing a team.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and inspire a culture of quality excellence.
  • Experience conducting audits, root cause analysis, and corrective/preventive action implementation.
  • Analytical mindset with strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Certification in quality management (e.g., Certified Quality Manager, Six Sigma Black Belt)
  • Continuous improvement mindset, with a proactive approach to identifying and implementing process enhancements and improvements.


Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, quality management, or related field; Master’s degree preferred

Travel & Working Environment

  • Ability to travel overnight – up to 50%
  • Frequent work in plant/manufacturing environment requiring safety equipment (shoes, glasses)


How we live our culture

Our culture is at the center of what we do and, more importantly, who we are.  Our core values set a standard for how we manage ourselves, and our Leadership Model sets the standard for how we engage with each other.  Whether you are an individual contributor or you lead a large team, each of us leads.  


What benefits do we offer?

We know that the well-being of our employees is integral. Our benefits include:

  • Generous and flexible paid time off including paid personal time off, caregiver, parental, and volunteer leave
  • Competitive health insurance plans and 401(k) match, with benefits starting day one
  • Competitive and performance-based compensation packages and bonus plans
  • Educational assistance, leadership development programs, and recognition programs  


Our commitment to embrace diversity to build a culture of inclusion

We value different backgrounds, experiences, and voices, and we are committed to challenging ourselves, openly communicating, and striving to improve every day.  We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where everyone has a voice and is encouraged to realize their fullest potential. 


We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

ABOUT Weil-Mclain®

Weil-Mclain® is a leading North American Brand of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial and institutional buildings since 1881. The related companies have manufacturing facilities in Michigan City, Indiana and Eden, North Carolina, along with regional sales offices throughout the United States and an administrative office in Burr Ridge, Illinois. Building on a reputation of quality and innovation, we are committed to creating Simplified Solutions for our Complex World™.


What’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. Our benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.