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Quality Leader / direct hire / BS degree required FL

Description:
7183 Quality Leader / direct hire
Jacksonville FL

Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains quality standards and evaluation methods for products and processes. Provides moderately complex statistical information for quality improvement by determining and applying testing methods and criteria. Coordinates and guides technical evaluations, analysis, and related data acquisition processes to ensure division quality objectives are achieved.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Assesses quality performance (or cost-of-quality) using statistical and analytical methods. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision, reliability, and accuracy of products, processes, and production equipment.
2. Develops and establishes quality systems and procedures, inspection plans, quality performance trends, statistical plans cost estimates, and technical quality plans for proposals. Ensures that project and/or process control documentation is compliant with requirements and/or contract.
3. Assesses the cost of, and determines the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications by performing statistical analyses. May establish statistical confidence by identifying sample size and acceptable error and determining levels of confidence.
4. Assures the timely processing of nonconforming materials and assists in the disposition process by participating in failure analysis and corrective action investigations as a member of the Material Review Board.
5. Coordinates with customers and suppliers relating to quality performance, trends and corrective action. Verifies compliance and effectiveness of the quality system by performing supplier audits and surveys. May initiate programs to improve supplier performance.
6. May design or specify inspection and testing mechanisms and equipment, and conduct quality assurance tests. Develops experiments by applying factorial or other techniques as appropriate for product or process.
7. Participates on product development teams to review engineering releases and changes, manufacturing methods, planning, and process specifications as it relates to product quality.
8. Develops sampling plans by applying attribute, variable, and sequential sampling methods. Devises sampling procedures and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality data.
9. Develops statistical process controls by applying and maintaining applicable control charts. Analyzes data and trends by completing hypothesis, normal distribution, and process capability analysis tests.
10. Refines and enhances products and processes by applying continuous improvement and key lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques to areas of production.
11. Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and making recommendations. Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities.

12. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications, establishing industry networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, maintaining American Society for Quality certification, and/or participating in professional associations.
13. Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions. Provides information and develops corrective action measures by interfacing with customers and regulatory agencies and assisting in internal and external audits.
14. Shares specialized knowledge with others. Represents Company on specific projects. Mentors new employees. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Work assignments may include cross-functional or project team responsibilities (e.g. continuous improvement).

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Engineering or a related technical discipline. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through two or more years of related experience. American Society for Quality certification desired.

Candidate must have an Engineering degree. Aerospace specific experience is now a requirement. Must have minimum of 5 years Leadership experience. Manager will also reject anyone who bounces around every two or less years.

Job Description - Quality Leader
This position is responsible for providing leadership and management of the quality function in accordance with all applicable company, regulatory and U.S. Government regulations, policies, and procedures, as well as for ensuring that quality program policies, plans, standards and requirements are met. Direct daily Quality staff functions such as Receiving Inspection, QE, MRB, Inspection & Testing to support location production. Functional management representative responsible for compliance of products and processes used by the location internally (& possibly externally) in the production of aerospace products. Act as the Voice of the Customer within the location. A functional leadership role in product and process compliance to ensure safe and reliable products. The candidate will be a key internal consultant to site leadership on all Quality matters.
The essential functions of this position are as follows:
• Experience working within a matrix organization supporting both site and division initiatives
• Knowledge and experience promoting a Zero-Defect culture within a regulated industry
• Assure all quality requirements are adequately defined at all functional levels to permit appropriate quality planning and verification of compliance. Coordinate Quality activities at the site.
• Identify, develop and implement new methods of quality management and systems, and audit of existing systems to meet division initiatives, AS9100/ISO9001, Nadcap and other customer requirements.
• Monitor and ensure completion of all tasks required to maintain certification to AS9100, Nadcap and all airworthiness requirements
• Develop and maintain a data driven performance monitoring system for the site quality focused on execution and improvement
• Lead quality investigations resulting from product performance problems, customer complaints, audit requirements or product safety & integrity issues
• Train and coach team members and other employees in all aspects of Quality Control, Assurance and Improvement.
• Liaise with customers, suppliers and colleagues to promote an understanding of contractual and quality requirements
• Participate in design reviews (including PDR, CDR)
• Provide quality-oriented leadership in achieving facility and divisional quality objectives. Interfaces with internal and external customers to provide comprehensive responses and technical assistance regarding quality systems and/or products.
• Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance activities for all purchased material, equipment, parts, and processing.
• Utilize automated systems where available to proactively plan, implement and track quality systems and processes.
• Maintain the highest degree of customer service, throughput, quality, cost reduction and people productivity.


Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
• Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job - five plus years applicable experience in a world-class manufacturing environment is preferred.
• Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts. Effective facilitation and coaching skills.
• Knowledge of and experience in Zero-Defect concepts, statistical improvement methods, and root cause corrective action development experience (8D, DMAIC, etc.)
• Managerial experience, with demonstrated ability to provide leadership and motivation to employees.
• 20% travel will be required.
Skills Required/Other Skills:
• Relevant Quality experience gained within an Aerospace Engineering or Manufacturing Environment, and proven knowledge of Quality processes
• Fluent with airworthiness requirements and standards per FAA/EASA
• Lead plant in Zero-Defect, mistake-proofing and detection improvement initiatives.
• Lead plant in APQP process including PFMEA and control plan development, review, and sustainment.
• Champion and sponsor Six Sigma, problem solving, and continuous improvement projects.
• Coach plant teams in effective customer complaint, problem solving, and verification activities.
• Lead plants in process stability and capability planning, analysis, and improvement.
• Lead and participate on High Performance Teams (HPT)
• Support, promote and participate on Lean implementation in throughout the plants value streams.
• Proven leadership experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong customer focus
• Strong influencer with the ability to drive a step change in approach to quality assurance
• Ability to build strong relationships with both internal stakeholders and external customers
• Excellent communication and presentation skills for effectively engaging team members and stakeholders
• Lean Six Sigma GB/BB certification or equivalent experience preferred
 
Job Number: JK-7183
Job Location: Jacksonville, FL
Rate: salary DOE
Per Diem: no
Duration: direct hire
Input Date: 04/17/2019
Last Updated: 04/18/2019
Firm Name: MIDCOM CORPORATION
Attention: Jeana Edrozo
Address: 1275 N MANASSERO ST
City, State: ANAHEIM, CA 92807
Phone: 714/630-1999
800 Phone: 800/737-1632
Fax Phone: 714/459-7055
Email: jeana@midcom.com
Website: www.midcom.com

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