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Quality Assurance Manager - Contingent Upon Contract Award

Job Summary
The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for assisting with compliance activities, internal and external audits, as well as assisting with standing up the contract with applicable quality certifications (e.g., AS9110) at specific site of responsibility.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Maintain a prominent presence at the site of responsibility to ensure quality coverage.
  • Review, develop and create procedures and processes to ensure best practices are being implemented and maintained at sites.
  • Perform Gap analysis to applicable certification (e.g., AS9110).
  • Observe and monitor technical and personnel evaluation, training and qualification actions as necessary to ensure all assigned employees are certified to cover the full spectrum of work center requirements as specified.
  • Train and coach site employees on new policies, procedures and process as implemented and for continuous improvement.
  • Monitor Environment, Health, & Safety (EH&S) activities and ensure that all regulatory, company and customer requirements are complied with.
  • Assist assigned contract with all initiatives for establishing a world class Quality Management System and Safety Management System.
  • Verify Technical Library for revision, updates and distribution of mandatory technical information to all relevant technical staff.
  • Enter inspection and evaluation reports into the appropriate databases as required.
  • Coordinate incident/accident investigations and prepare the required reports.
  • Perform internal and external audits to ensure compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, standards and regulations. Responsible for assisting, supervising and directing a team of site generated auditors to perform and report findings as well as corrective action plans for all departments.
  • Oversee the initiation, requests for, and the follow-up of corrective/preventive actions internal/external audits findings.
  • Provide technical assistance at the request of all personnel and customers as required.
  • May be designated as site’s FOD Manager.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with peers at all levels throughout the work environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable regulations, as well as industry quality standards, and a proven track record of successfully meeting these in an aerospace environment.
  • Strong decision making, listening, communication, and delegation skills.

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Logistics, QA, or related field preferred.
  • 10 years’ experience in Quality Control/Assurance, with 5 years of direct responsibility and supervision of a Quality Control/Assurance department.
  • Maintenance and Quality Assurance background, with strong emphasis on military products.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 75 pounds.
  • Work is outdoors on the ramp. Desert weather conditions of extreme heat and humidity.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
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California Edwards Afb, California
United States
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