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Quality Engineering Manager

Requisition ID:  114551
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.

Job Designation

The Quality Engineering Manager will provide leadership, direction, and training for Quality Engineering and Quality Inspection groups within business units (military/civil/regulatory).  Plans, directs, and performs quality assurance activities necessary to ensure product and process compliance with specifications and contract requirements.  Responsible for developing and guiding quality assurance program plans, inspection plans, and inspection equipment requirements in both manufacturing and development processes.  Manages the corrective and preventative action process and manages quality communications with customers.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements, and maintains technical quality assurance and control systems and activities;
    • Defines and specifies the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision, accuracy, and reliability of company products.
  • Drive a “Zero Defect” culture into all aspects of the business at all levels of the organization by leveraging APQP/PPAP, ZD Tool Kits, and other advanced quality tools (Six Sigma).
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the Quality Assurance Manual and procedures in accordance with ISO 9001:2015, AS9100D, AS13100, FAA Part 21 & 145, and CAAC standards.
  • Lead Quality Engineering and Inspection groups to support customer needs, company requirements, and compliance items.
  • FAA’s MIDO, FSDO, and Europe’s EASA point of contact for the Company FAA Repair Station and Manufacturing operations.
  • Responsible for the techniques and methods used and personnel employed in the inspection process, assuring that products are manufactured according to required workmanship practices and standards.
    • Responsible for final acceptance testing of all products.
  • Coordinate quality activities with all other departments to include training, certification, and process controls.
    • Responsible for collecting quality data, data analysis, and reporting.
    • Oversees non-conforming material process.
    • Oversees site supplier/procurement quality activities to ensure that all purchased material and fabricated parts meet established standards.
    • Member of the design change board.
    • Chairman of the Corrective Action Board & Quality Clinic process.
  • Assures compliance and execution of FAIR and LAIR processes.
  • Assure that there is an effective calibration and maintenance program for mechanical and electrical test instrument integrity. 

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor Degree in Quality Assurance, Engineering or related field required
Certifications: Certified Lead Auditor or equivalent experience in a related field
Years' Experience: Min 7 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in aerospace industry. Min 4 years of supervisory experience with documentation and implementation of Quality and continuous improvement systems. Experience leading an Inspection team.

  • Application knowledge of military and world-class Quality specifications
  • Knowledge of Quality Control practices and techniques
  • Experience in a union manufacturing environment
  • Excellent working knowledge in military and aerospace standards including FAA regulations
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Able to write technical procedures, reports, and correspondence
  • Able to work independently as well as with a team
  • Proposal writing skills and experience
  • Familiar with software configuration control processes
  • Familiar with power electronics, aerospace, and military standard practices
  • Experience with implementation and management of PPAP
  • Experience with implementation and execution of PFMEA process
  • Experience with implementation and execution of APQP process
  • Experience with coordination and management of customer requirement changes and flow down
  • Team player experienced in working as a team to meet commitments and meet challenges
  • Excels at developing employees
  • Computer literate with the ability to develop reports, spreadsheets, and other required reports
  • Please note that the salary range information is only applicable to California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location, as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $94K-$157K

We are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or 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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 at or

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.

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