Quality Manager

Company Name:
WorkStaff USA Staffing Agency
Are you a detail oriented and creative engineer that loves to use world class principles, and processes to produce high quality products at a optimum cost? Are you passionate about meeting the customers needs the first time? If so, this company is looking for you to help them maintain their outstanding level of quality services their customers come to expect!
This company supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. Youll find that this company is useful in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
The Aerospace Group designs, manufactures and supports critical aircraft systems and components, offering innovative solutions for Sensing & Utilities, Landing Systems, Fluid Management, and Cabin. Virtually all commercial and military aircraft fly with products manufactured by the Aerospace Group.
We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.
We have a unique and exciting career opportunity for a Quality Manager.
Shift: ............................. 1st
FAA Sensitive: .............. No
This position is responsible for leading the development of Customer Quality Improvement Plans, comply with appropriate customer quality requirement during NPI (e.g. PPAP) and develop factory tactical improvement plans in conjunction with the internal manufacturing and quality teams. Build and cultivate partnerships with Manufacturing, Engineering and other internal functions as well as external suppliers to analyze and quantify waste and quality deficiencies using a defined cost of poor quality model along with other key metrics that impact to bottom line and customer satisfaction. Establish and drive continuous improvement strategies to support the organizations manufacturing quality and cost reduction goals. Recalibrate, educate and mentor existing team to new quality standards with a hands-on management style.
Assist the Site Quality Manager in day to day customer and factory tactical issues leading the quality engineering team.
Resolve quality problems with the companies customers by developing, improving and sustaining quality improvement plans.
Develop a strong team of quality engineers to sustain customer satisfaction. Eliminate quality problems at all levels of the organization and assure that product quality objectives are met by establishing and executing continuous improvement strategies.
Reduce variation in operation by leveraging the efforts of the quality and manufacturing teams via a systematic and just-in-time introduction of process improvement tools. Perform internal system audits to AS9100 standards.
Act as quality interface for all customers, keeping track of customer specific quality requirements and assuring conformance. Maintain metrics on quality system performance utilizing data mining of support systems.
Minimum Requirements:
Experience: Experience: 5+ years experience in demonstrated process improvement success; proven accomplishments utilizing OpEx and Lean tools/methodologies (Six Sigma BB, Tool Champion, DOE, GR&R, FMEA, etc.); Minimum 2 years supervisory/management or leading teams experience with demonstrated success in recalibrating an existing team to higher standards. 5+ years experience as a Quality Engineer in an Aerospace environment or in a similar manufacturing situation preferred.
Knowledge: : AS9100 quality systems. Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. Proofing and process capability tools required to drive the continuous improvement culture into the organization.
Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills in a matrix environment; Proficiency in Change Management;
Demonstrated ability to motivate all levels of the organization;
Strong team formation and leadership skills;
Strong project management and organizational skills;
Excellent oral and written communication skills, to include presentation skills and facilitation of groups toward deliverables;
Proficient in the use of Word and Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, statistical software (i.e. Minitab or equivalent);
Troubleshooting (determining causes of operating errors and decides what to do about it);
Complex Problem Solving (identifies complex problems and reviews related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions). Ability to link customer needs and business processes;
Ability to effectively establish rapport, techniques, and strategy to be used in personal contact with the various operational and staff groups and all levels of employees to ensure effective industrial working relationships;
Extensive ability to effectively express self orally and in writing to prepare comprehensive analyses, procedures, and reports;
Thorough knowledge of and ability to competently apply analytical statistics and other math functions in order to accomplish tasks such as recommend design changes, sampling plans, make trend analyses.
Education/Certification: B.S. degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, or related field; Certified Champion in the following OpEx tools: Structured Problem Solving, 5S, Mistake-Proofing and process capability tools; Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Belt Certification preferred.
Eligibility Requirement: Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.
Working Conditions:
Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to safety glasses, heel straps, and shop coats
Must be flexible to work over time and weekends as needed
Requires lifting 25 lbs
Requires approximately 5% travel to support customers
This company offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.
In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, this company requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
This company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religions, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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