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Manager, Quality Engineering

Requisition ID:  100123
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Ventura County (3125)
Location: 

Simi Valley, 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 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East..

Job Designation

The Engineering Manager, Quality leads the Quality Engineering Team and directs the team objectives, while aligning tasks with company policies and procedures.  Oversees the quality engineering tasks to enhance product quality and to ensure a high reliability and proper performance per product requirements. Participates in decision making that will have a significant impact on product quality.  

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Leads and directs the Quality Engineering team; ensuring that products or components meet design and reliability requirements.
  • Directs Quality Engineering activities and implements policies and procedures to meet business requirements.
  • Establishes crisis resolution procedures to ensure continuous flow of product.
  • Oversees Quality audits on various processes to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Utilizes expertise and teams knowledge to drive improvements and best practices.
  • Leads and directs work for team(s) 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.
  • 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:  Post-secondary degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.
  • Years Experience:  15 years or more of relevant experience.
  • Skills:  
  • Strong ability to lead, plan and direct the Quality Engineering Team.
  • Demonstrated engineering expertise, and ability to improve products or services by applying professional and business knowledge.
  •  Experienced with making technical and managerial decisions which will have significant effect on products.
  • Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations.
  • Solid analytical skills and judgment to proactively identify and solve increasingly complex problems.
  • Demonstrated use of the latest technology to enhance the growth of an organization.
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion.

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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