Quality Manager in Torrance, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) is looking for Quality Manager at our manufacturing plant in Torrance, CA.  

Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You’ll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries—such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It’s not just a job. It’s a career and a path to the future. You’ll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.
General Summary:
Develops and leads a preventive Quality Assurance system to assure that manufacturing processes will produce products that meet required standards.
Specific Responsibilities:
•Design and prepare procedures to support Quality operations;
•Maintain effective operations selection, development, training and motivation of Quality Engineering personnel;
• Coordinate and conduct customer and accreditation audits of the Quality operations;
•Ensure that testing operations are performed within guidelines of customer and national accreditation requirements;
•Maintenance of all necessary requirements of the ISO9000/AS9100 approved system (current revision is 2015);
•Enhance and implement effective measurement on quality performance with specific focus on customer complaints and product consistency;
•Enhance and implement the internal audit system and associated corrective actions;
•Manage and improve the non-conforming material review and control process;
•Provide technical assistance to Manufacturing, Engineering and other support departments on Inspection procedures and operations;
•Participate in the performance of customer and Industry accreditation audits of testing and calibration issues;
•Other tasks as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Institution;
  • Minimum of seven (7) year’s experience with preventive Quality Systems;
  • Minimum of two (2) years leading a strategic Quality organization for systems, processes, and products,
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position;
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications:      
  • MBA Degree from an accredited Institution;
  • 2 years of supervisory level experience;
  • Experience with and knowledge of lean management tools;
  • Aerospace industry experience;
  • ASQC Quality Engineering Certification;
  • Six Sigma trained.