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Quality Manager

Requisition ID:  55752
Business Unit:  Energy & Equipment Orange County (3210)

Irvine, CA, United States, 92618


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

The Quality Manager provides leadership, direction and training for the Quality group. Manages day to day functions of the Quality Assurance team to ensure areas of work, customer services and product qualities are maintained to the highest standards.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Maintains and tracks quality for the purposes of analysis, control and management reports and maintains a quality system in compliance with applicable standards and regulations
•    Evaluates workload requirements and delegates assignments to inspectors to meet production schedules
•    Verifies the quality assurance objectives and processes are aligned with the corporate goals
•    Suggests methods for improving product quality, design, or manufacturing processes and facilitates process improvement initiatives
•    Manages investigations and reporting
•    Develops systems, methods to measure, monitors processes and products to assure compliant product
•    Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
•    Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
•    Other responsibilities as assigned
•    Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
•    Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary 

Job Specifications

Education:  Bachelor degree in Engineering or related technical field
Certifications: Certified Lead Auditor, CQE, CQM, Green Belt Six Sigma a plus
Years’ Experience: 7 - 10 years of relevant experience, preferably in an aerospace manufacturing environment
•    Keen analytical skills with a high level of attention to details in order to prepare statistical analysis
•    Ability to make technical and managerial decisions which will have a significant effect on Quality Assurance
•    Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead cross-functional teams as well as communicate effectively with all internal and external customers and employees in a timely and effective manner    
•    Able to lead, plan and direct technical efforts, and apply technical tools to meet team objectives
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools
•    AS9100/ISO9001 experience preferred
•    ERP systems knowledge; SAP experience a plus


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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