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Full-time QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

at Gee-Gee DFW Jobs in Virginia

Educational Requirements
A STEM Bachelor’s degree
Job Requirements:

Required Experience:

Minimum of 7-10 years in a quality organization in a high-tech design, development, and/or manufacturing environment.

Experience in development and production program support and supplier quality management.

Experience and ability to read and interpret complex engineering drawings.

Required Skills:

Must have well-developed business acumen and be able to balance a strategic focus with the ability to dig into the details when necessary.

Must possess a strong process orientation and a track record of reducing costs, improving productivity, and streamlining operations in order to achieve significant financial improvements.

Must have strong problem solving and analytical skills. Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and “gray area” decision making skills when confronted with challenging and changing schedules, technical issues and priorities, while still ensuring product quality.

Must demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to prioritize tasks and meet schedules/deadlines; ability to simultaneously initiate, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

Must have ability to make and drive strategic and/or tactical decisions

Ability to maintain a proactive and positive approach to resolving conflict and or business issues.

Ability to communicate comfortably and effectively including ability to present findings in formal and in ad-hoc situations and answer resulting questions from management.

Strong sense of teamwork and collaboration, particularly cross-functionally. Emphasis on the ability of building and maintain strategic working relationships.

Other Requirements:

U.S. Citizenship

Ability to obtain a DoD secret clearance

Ability to obtain any additional clearances as required

Desired:

Existing DoD clearance with current 5 year update

Experience in defense/government program Quality Assurance and manufacturing

Experience with MRP/ERP preferred

Experience with Title 14 Unites States Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) including:

Part 21, Certification Procedures for Products, Articles, and Parts

Part 43, Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration

Part 45, Subpart B, Marking of Products and Articles

Part 48, Registration and Marking Requirements for Small Unmanned Aircraft

Part 107, Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems


SCREENING QUESTIONS
Are you a U.S Citizen?
Do you have the ability to obtain and maintain DoD clearance?
Do have a Bachelor's Degree?

Job Summary:
The Quality Manager shall plan, implement and control a quality system, in fast paced development and production environments while ensuring that delivered products meet all of the standards and specifications required by the contract/Program. The candidate must be a “hands on”, highly motivated and driven self-starter willing to challenge status quo and implement the necessary change to optimize business performance. The Quality Manager supports customer, business, program, and product success through analysis and application of reliability engineering, quality engineering, process engineering, failure analysis, business acumen, and continuous improvement knowledge and systems. The Quality Manager leads a group of Quality professionals and partners with Manufacturing and Engineering to accomplish business unit objectives and customer satisfaction.


Key areas of emphasis include customer and regulatory requirements interpretation and planning, technical risk assessments, nonconforming material disposition, design improvements, qualification and testing reviews, failure analysis, data analysis, budget and proposal estimating and customer satisfaction.
This position requires interface with senior leadership and executive management across the business unit. Process improvement initiatives, internal and supplier corrective action execution, and verification of compliance to requirements will be recurring parts of the position's responsibilities. This position requires analytical capabilities and demonstrated problem solving experience from a variety of commodity backgrounds. The ideal candidate is someone who has proven experience in successfully developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective AS9100 quality management system, establishing and delivering against a long-range strategy for the quality department



Major Responsibilities/Activities Statements:
Establish and maintain AS9100 compliant quality management system. Maintain effective quality management system processes, communicate results of quality management system performance and assures pursuit of customer satisfaction throughout the company.
Plan and direct the activities related to the quality department, which includes selection, work allocation, training, development and problem resolution. Establish annual objectives, monitor employees' performance against those objectives, and provide real time, frequent feedback regarding their performance.
Effectively manage tasks, resources and risks to achieve schedule commitments while monitoring financial budgets to make timely critical decisions needed to meet overall scope, budget and objectives of the business and customer.
Work collaboratively with Operations and Engineering Directorates to establish lean processes that provide predictable and repeatable results while achieving customer requirements in all elements of operational performance.
Define and specify the implementation of standards, methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision, accuracy and reliability of company products. Assure smooth operation of the inspection unit, maintaining daily records and reports. Identify the processes, methods and apply lean principles to reduce the non-value-added time during the inspection process.
Embrace and take a lead role in promoting the concepts of continuous improvement throughout the organization by effectively implementing principles of Lean Manufacturing, including Six Sigma and Kaizen in a low volume, high variation, production environment. Identify continuous improvement opportunities within the quality department and provide recommendations and develop business cases as required to support the investment in new technologies and infrastructure that support quality and cost improvements and objectives of the facility.
Lead effective reduction of Non-Conformances through the application of robust root cause problem solving and effective corrective action throughout the organization.
Support Program Management, Operations, Supply Chain and other internal customers with Quality Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), data and analysis and execute immediate, proactive action to correct variances.
Participate in the design reviews of new designs to ensure customer and quality requirements are met and to ensure design for manufacturability, design for testability, and Six Sigma is achieved.
Communicate quality requirements for subcontractor/supplier flow down
Communicate quality requirements for subcontractor/supplier flow down
Support and maintain a closed-loop corrective and preventive action system both internal to division, with our suppliers, and with our customers.
Identify and develop quality improvement initiatives
Develop inspection plans for complex items/assemblies
Support programs with data collection and analysis of inspection, test results, and failures
Other duties as assigned
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