SAS Shoemakers QA Manager- Manufacturing in SAN ANTONIO, Texas

Company Profile

San Antonio Shoemakers (SAS), a San Antonio, Texas based company, has been in business for over 40 years and has developed a reputation as a premier American manufacturer of high quality comfort footwear.


SAS has an opening for a QA Manager. This critical position manages daily quality assurance activities. This role works directly with manufacturing personnel, logistics and customer service personnel and management, to assure the implementation of quality management. They will perform and maintain critical quality systems (e.g., non-conformances, corrective and preventative actions, investigations, training, and metrics) as they relate to the manufacture, analytical testing, and auditing of internal and external quality assurance related activities.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • ISO experience is a plus

  • QA/QC experience on government contracts is a plus.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Mature, responsible, and hardworking.

  • Respectful and caring to co-workers.

  • Flexible and able to adapt to change.

  • Accountable for actions.

  • Must have good attendance and a good attitude.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assure the design control and manufacturing of the products are in compliance with ISO Regulations.

  • Manage the maintenance and integration activities related to the Quality Systems, providing assistance with internal team members, customer and regulatory audits, and identifying opportunities for and implementation of continuous improvement. Responsible for continuous improvement of core quality systems to ensure optimization without compromising regulatory compliance.

  • Provide hands-on ownership for the various elements of the quality system to ensure successful performance during third-party audits and regulatory inspections.

  • Lead and manage Quality investigations.

  • Provide support to internal functions in the application, maintenance and improvement of quality systems and department specific procedures.

  • Lead root cause analysis and develop associated CAPA to prevent recurrence and ensure completion of effectiveness checks.

  • Lead the program for developing and justifying meaningful quality system metrics and provide regular updates to Quality management.

  • Initiate updates and creation of new functional SOPs as required.

  • Serve as Quality representative for Quality System audits and regulatory inspections as needed.

  • Manage some operation related projects (e.g. customer service and external collaborations).

  • Manage direct report(s) for quality assurance and other operational functions (e.g., customer service).

  • Comply with all safety and quality standards.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Must Have these Attributes/Attitudes/Aptitudes:

  • Must be able to multi-task with little to no direction

  • Dependable, self-motivated and a team player.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. with and without help.

  • Must be able to walk/stand for 8 – 10 hours.


  • Monday – Friday, 7:00 am - 4:30 pm

  • May be required to work some weekends or stay later depending on the need of the business.

I have read and understand the duties, responsibilities and qualifications of this position and acknowledge that I can perform the essential functions of the job with or without an accommodation. I also understand that this is a summary of this position’s duties and other responsibilities may be assigned as the company deems necessary.

SAS is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to-race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientations, national origins, disability status, age, marital status or protected veteran class. No phone calls or agencies please.