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Quality Assurance Manager

Fading West Development
Buena Vista, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


JOB TITLE Quality Assurance Manager

REPORTS TO Vice President Manufacturing Systems

JOB TYPE Full Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

DEPARTMENT Fading West Building Systems is the manufacturing division of Fading West Development.


We build community.

Fading West exists to build thriving and connected communities by reimagining the construction industry. Our vision is to eliminate the housing crisis for the workforce and establish them in the communities they serve. Our mission is to create attainable, high-quality, architecturally interesting, diverse communities for the workforce. To accomplish this, we fully integrate design, development, manufacturing, and construction in a single LEAN value stream.

  • We Care for People
  • We Keep Our Promises—Delivery is King
  • We Hate Waste
  • We Love Challenges
  • We Simplify and Standardize
  • We Excel & Outperform


Strong Work Ethic, Fun, Learning, and Humility

Fading West employees:

  • do not need to be managed
  • consistently impress the team with their insights and output
  • are wicked smart but don’t take themselves too seriously
  • have a passion for the company’s success without
    ego or pride in ownership
  • are teachable, collaborative, and committed to continual
    learning, growth, and personal development
Problem Solving in a Challenging, Changing, and Flexible Organization

Fading West employees:

  • challenge the norms and think outside the box
  • enjoy the excitement of figuring out the “how” that
    accomplishes the “what” we are trying to achieve
Manage Complexity and Simplify Systems

Fading West employees:

  • enjoy managing complexity to create efficient systems and processes
    that reduce waste and increase simplicity
Strategic Visionary Thinking

Fading West employees:

  • help develop strategies to achieve the objectives of the business plan to maximize return and minimize risk
Relationships and Mission

Fading West employees:

  • place a high value on relationships
  • are discerning, highly relational, people connectors
  • promote and maintain Fading West’s core values and mission statement
  • are inclusive and build a culture where difference and creativity are valued
  • believe diversity drives innovation



The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for leading a team that reviews products, materials, and processes during the manufacturing of modular homes to ensure they meet all necessary quality requirements. The primary function of this role is to drive quality back to the source and be a critical partner in the elimination of defects. Duties include running quality tests, identifying defects, measuring objects compared to their intended physical specifications and training production specialists on quality procedures.RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Promote and advocate a culture of quality within the team
  • Be the primary liaison for third party inspections within the factory
  • Inspect and test materials, sub-assemblies and finished products to ensure compliance
  • Be fluent in the building code and product specifications to ensure that production is meeting standards
  • Recommend any necessary changes to improve or enhance production processes
  • Initiate and conduct training as needed to update and inform team members on protocols, procedures and standards
  • Approve or reject raw materials with respect to quality standards and work with the supply chain team to correct issues with suppliers
  • Ensure products meet customer expectations and adhere to Fading West’s Quality Standards
  • Communicate the results of inspections and assist with corrective actions
  • Maintain quality documentation where necessary and write reports to document deficiencies and errors found during inspections
  • 3+ years performing construction inspections or preferred
  • Prior experience as a Quality Manager in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred
  • Ability to read design and production drawings
  • Strong regard for quality assurance
  • Working knowledge of construction industry products, processes and building systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to train others effectively
  • Degree in Construction Technology, Engineering or equivalent preferred


  • In-Person (this position cannot be performed remotely)
  • This role requires signing a confidentiality agreement, intellectual property rights agreement, and non-disclosure agreement
  • Background check results that meet Fading West’s standards
  • Reference check that speaks to the positive character of the applicant
  • May be required to regularly stand, sit, or walk for long periods of time, lift or carry more than 50 pounds, climb/balance on stairs or ladders, stoop, kneel, and crouch
  • Must be competent and comfortable in basic computer skills and navigating modern technology
  • Hourly Rate Range: $26 - $33 per hour

(Rate commensurate with experience)

  • Fading West rigorously adheres to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-201(1)

Offered to all full-time employees (30+ hours/week)Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 80% of monthly premiums paid by employer
    • Choose between two plans:
      • High deductible plan with employer contributed HSA
      • Low deductible plan
    • Direct Primary Care Medical Option
  • Yearly health and physical fitness stipend of $250
  • Discounted rate at the local gym
401(k) Retirement Plan
  • 4% employer match starting 2022
Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Vacation (total 2 weeks per year)
  • Personal days
  • Sick days
  • Paid holidays
Bonus Plan
  • Eligible for company bonus plan
    (Based on company performance, to be determined)

Please submit your resume and cover letter online:

Your cover letter should express your specific interest in and qualifications for this role. All applications will be kept in strict confidence.

Fading West Development LLC and all its wholly owned subsidiaries
are equal opportunity employers

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Fading West Development


Buena Vista, CO
81211 USA



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