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Quality Manager

Requisition ID:  84574
Business Unit:  Engine Systems San Diego (3140)

San Diego, CA, United States, 92121

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 Manager (QM) provides general supervision and technical guidance to the Quality Assurance team. Ensures all products and services meet both external and internal requirements, including legal compliance and customer expectations. QM owns and sustain the Quality Management System in line with the required industry standards (including: AS9100, ISO 14001 / ISO 9001/ NADCAP), accreditation requirements and business requirements across the organization through existing and new procedures. The QM will lead both 3rd party and internal audits and work closely with other functions in support of operations and production.  The successful candidate will engage on both a tactical and strategic level focusing on quality, continuous improvement processes. This position reports to the Director of Quality.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Reviews customer requirements and ensures they are met
•    Implements quality improvement activities as appropriate (e.g., Kaizen, Six Sigma) to raise the performance of the unit's products
•    Suggests methods for improving product quality, design, or manufacturing processes and facilitates process improvement initiatives
•    Develops systems, methods to measure, monitors processes and products to assure compliant product
•    Maintains conformance with AS9100, National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP).
•    Maintains Corrective Action System and ensure that all nonconformities raised against certification bodies
•    Maintains Document Control System.
•    Leads Internal and external audits.
•    Reports Quality Metrics relative to Site Goal Targets.
•    Ensures effective root cause analysis and closed loop corrective actions at a systematic level.
•    Monitors the completion of tasks and ensures good performance and recordkeeping on appropriate systems during audits to ensure they are effective and independently verified.
•    Embed a culture of continuous improvement throughout the company. 
•    Lead the team to achieve quality management system targets for customers and business goals.
•    Works collaboratively with internal and external customers to ensure quality requirement alignment, proper flow-down through the organization and compliance to customers’ requirements.
•    Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or related technical discipline.
Years Experience: 7+ years’ experience in a quality system management role
Skills :
•    Solid analytical skills and judgment to proactively identify and solve increasingly complex problems
•    Experience with Quality systems, ISO 9001, AS9100, NADCAP etc.
•    Knowledge and experience in the effective use of Root Cause Corrective Action, containment and analysis process and tools.
•    Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations
•    Excellent collaboration, verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills; ability to effectively persuade and influence through positive communication with stakeholders, team members, suppliers, management.
•    Strong background in configuration management.
•    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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