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Quality Engineering Manager (Aerospace/Electronics)

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  • ID: 506949
  • Posted: 6/7/2022
  • Location: Fort Walton, FL
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement

Description

Acara Solutions, one of the Nation's largest engineering staffing and services organizations, is helping our national aerospace, space & DoD contractor client find a Quality Engineering Manager (open due to a retiring employee) to join their plant in Fort Walton Beach, FL. This is a salaried direct position with full benefits and it does require the employee to live in the area (mainly onsite). 

Their products are power supplies for the military / DoD. 
The QM will have 4 direct reports (3 QE's and 1 supervisor w/ 13 inspectors under that person)
Ideal candidate will have exposure to product development

  • Interface with Customers on all Quality issues.
  • Management, training and mentoring of SQE's, QE's and Quality Inspectors.
  • Lead Problem Solving Kaizen events.
  • Reporting and Improvement of all Quality-related KPI's.
  • Coordinating the scheduling and performance of internal audits.
  • Monitor and report status of non-conformities from internal and external audits.
  • Prepare and present periodic Management Reviews of the Quality System to senior management.
  • Ensure follow-up and closure of Preventive and Corrective Action Requests, as well as verification of effectiveness.
  • Maintenance of Non-Conforming Material system, as well as collection and reporting of Costs of Poor Quality.
  • Maintenance of ISO/AS Certifications and assessment interface with 3rd party Registrar.
  • Ensuring that documentation and design controls are appropriate and effective for the organization.
  • Administering document control and configuration management system.
  • Maintenance of the established calibration program.
  • Assisting the management team and providing QA support as necessary throughout all program phases; proposal, contract review, development, prototype, first article, production, shipment, warranty returns.
  • Maintaining Design History File.
  • Responsible for Failure Analysis and Corrective Action Reporting System, (FRACAS).
  • Responsible for investigation of formal response to all customer complaints (SCARS). Daily interface with customer quality representatives.
  • Responsible for vendor selection and approval, as well as vendor quality rating, vendor corrective actions; and verification of incoming material functions.
  • Establish and maintain product assurance standards,  procedures, and controls.
  • Schedule and control inspection activities and to attain requirements as specified by product and package specifications, and regulatory agencies.
  • Reviews contract documentation for completeness, accuracy and assures compliance.
  • Support new product design and introduction.
 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (prefer BSEE)
  • Min 5 years of quality engineering experience in a supervisory or management role within an electronics or aerospace or defense organization. At least some of this experience needs to be in electronics manufacturing (e.g., PWB, CCA, SMT) with knowledge in electronics associated standards IPC 610, 620. 
  • Min 3 years of experience with quality manufacturing systems and understanding of specifications, gage certification, capability analysis, data and defect analysis, variance reduction, etc. 

This is an ITAR facility - U.S. Persons required 

Preferred: 
  • Experience with APQP PPAP AS9145 requirements highly preferred.
  • Experience with electronics, power supply devices is preferred.
  • Experience with AS9100 standard regulations, including planning and implementation, is critical. Certified ISO/AS Lead Assessor credentials a plus.
  • Working experience with Lean and Six Sigma methodologies / cert is a plus

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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