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Associate Manager Quality Assurance

Apply Now Job ID: 485997BR Date posted: Jun. 13, 2019 City: Shelton State: Connecticut
Description:The Quality Associate manager is responsible for all quality inspection functions including: receiving, in-process, NDT, final inspection and returning repaired components to service. This role includes supervision of hourly inspectors.
• Directly supervise the inspection, testing, and control of in-process and finished dynamic components for H-53E, H-60, and H-92 aircraft to ensure compliance with the technical data, applicable government regulations, OEM and customer contract requirements.
• Assist in development and management of staffing, training, development, managing business/operations results.
• Assigns work to employees in accordance with customer requirements, schedules, qualifications, skills matrix, etc.
• Leads weekly meetings with employees to flow down company objectives and to communicate the status of the business to the work force.
• Promotes ethics-based business culture in the organization.
• Encourage employee involvement and recognize employee suggestions and ideas to improve quality, efficiency, and safety.
• Candidate must be able to work in a customer focused environment, maintaining effective communication with internal/external customers including DCMA and other DoD entities and the FAA.
• Position requires coordination with Engineering, Operations, and Procurement on product quality issues and effective issue resolution.
• Ensures employees follow proper work methods and procedures, proper use of tools and equipment, safety rules and quality and quantity standards.
• Audits employee’s labor charging and timesheet for accuracy and approves in accordance with the company’s labor reporting and time and attendance procedure.
• Manages employee performance and development and drives accountability through performance review process, disciplinary actions, coaching, training needs assessment, etc.
• Applies and enforces company policies and procedures consistently.
• Drives continuous improvement initiatives to reduce the cost of poor business quality (COPBQ), drives customer satisfaction, improves efficiency and promotes a quality culture and actively participates in Center Corrective Action Board and High Visibility escape management activities.
• Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.
• Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor.
Candidate must successfully complete FAA drug and alcohol screening test and have no violations of FAA agency regulations documented in the records of drug and alcohol testing carried out by previous employers during the previous two years. This position is a safety sensitive position covered under FAA, subject to ongoing random drug and alcohol screening program. This includes being tested for Marijuana, Cocaine, PCP, Opiates & Amphetamines or a metabolite of these drugs.
Basic Qualifications:
• Must have 5 - 7 years related experience with demonstrated ability to effectively manage 25-30 employees, preferably in aerospace industry.
• Must have or be able to obtain an FAA Repairman’s Certificate.
• Must have prior military or commercial experience in rotary wing aircraft maintenance.
• Must have knowledge of industry regulations & specifications including Federal Aviation Administration regulations (14 CFR Part 43, and 145) and EASA Part 145 and AS9100.
• Must have knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerance.
Desired Skills:
• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to drive performance culture and accountability.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with ability to communicate with different levels of organization.
• Strong time management and project management skills with ability to shift focus and priority based on business needs.
• Knowledge of continuous improvements actions through use of lean tools and principles (i.e., VSM, Kaizen, RRCA, DIVE, Mistake Proofing, 5S, etc.).
• Ability to understand procedures, work instructions and specifications and apply this knowledge in day to day activities.
• Ability to read and interpret technical publications and engineering drawings.
• Hands on experience using standard inspection equipment - micrometers, calipers, height gauges, scales, indicators, CMM, etc.
• Strong computer skills working with MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Advanced MS Excel skills preferred.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS6500 RMS Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Management Clearance Level: None Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: TEMPO: 9X80B - Alternate Fri to Fri (Flex & Rigid) Shift: First Apply Now

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