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Quality Engineering Manager

Requisition ID:  82180
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Ventura County (3125)

CA, United States, 93063


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 10,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

The Quality Engineering Manager (QEM) will lead the quality engineering group, and will report to the Director of Quality Assurance. Working closely with other functions in support of operations, the successful candidate will engage on both tactical and strategic level, focusing on quality, cost and schedule. The QEM will be the prime quality interface with customers, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), responsible for guidance, leadership and support on all matters pertaining to Quality Assurance.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Leads Quality Engineering team and Inspection workforce supporting Production.
  • Maintains conformance with AS9100, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Customer System requirements.
  • Reports to Corporate on Quality Metrics relative to Site Goal Targets.
  • Ensures effective root cause analysis, closed loop corrective actions at a systematic level and correct PPAP execution.
  • Reviews customer Statements of Work (SOW) and contracts to provide feedback on execution and quality requirements’ tailoring. Oversees the authoring of Quality Assurance Plans, First Article Inspection (FAI) plans and control plans.
  • Participates in product planning, contribute directly to design, procurement, manufacturing, and test decisions, impose quality controls and improvements on design, test, and manufacturing.
  • Works collaboratively with internal and external customers to ensure quality requirement alignment, proper flow-down through the organization and compliance to customers’ requirements.
  • Responsible for QA organization personnel management functions including performance appraisals, setting goals and monitoring performance, and maintaining appropriate staffing levels.
  • Provides a monthly assessment of customer scorecard health based on metrics, trends and recent events with recommendations for corrective, preventive actions and/or improvements.  Ensures green customer scorecards.

Job Specifications

  • Education:  Post-secondary degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or related technical discipline; or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.
  • Years Experience:  10+ years or more of relevant experience.
  • Required Skills: 
    • 10+ years’ experience in a quality engineering management serving on programs, or having served on a program leadership team staff in a technical discipline.
    • Experience with Quality systems, ISO 9001, AS9100, AS9102, AS9145 etc.
    • Knowledge and experience in the effective use of Root Cause Corrective Action, containment and analysis process and tools.
    • Excellent collaboration, verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills; ability to effectively persuade and influence through positive communication with stakeholders, team members, suppliers, management.
    • Familiar with technical procedures, standards and engineering related documents.
    • Strong background in configuration management.
  • Preferred Skills:​​​​​​​
    • Experience with ASME NQA-1 is a plus.
    • Strong background in six sigma tools and methodologies (i.e. lean, Kaizen, Design of Experiments (DOE), Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Failure Mode Effects Analysis(FMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC) etc).


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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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