Quality Manager in City of Industry, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) is seeking an experienced Quality Manager to plan, coordinate, and direct the quality assurance program to ensure quality production of products consistent with established standards.  This position is located at our Aerospace manufacturing plant in City of Industry, CA
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines.  Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment.  Headquartered in Torrance, CA; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 32 locations.  AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
•       Formulates and maintains quality assurance objectives complementary to corporate policies and goals.
•       Interprets quality assurance philosophy to key personnel in organization. Develops, implements and maintains 3rd-party accredited Quality Management Systems AS9100D and Nadcap certifications of special processes (Heat Treat, Chemical Processing, Material Test Laboratory and NDT.
•       Performs quality engineering reviews of design documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including vendor quality manuals and company quality records.
•       Applies statistical process control (SPC) methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes.
•       Decides whether to accept a product or continue business with a vendor based on a review by the quality assurance engineer.
•       Reviews all data obtained during all quality assurance activities to ensure consistency with company policies and procedures.
•       Develops new approaches to solve problems identified during quality assurance activities.
•       Keeps management team abreast of significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and actions being taken to improve the situation.
•       Prepares and presents technical and program information to the management team.
•       Directs technical and administrative workers engaged in quality assurance activities.
•       Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality assurance codes and standards.
•       Plays an active role on quality management teams within the organization.
•       Designs and implements quality assurance training programs to key personnel in conjunction with managers.
•       Investigates and adjusts customer complaints regarding quality.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Institution
  • Minimum 5 year’s experience in a Quality management role in a manufacturing environment.
  •  Minimum 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 
•       Experience with and knowledge of lean management tools.
•       Quality Engineering certification (ASQ, CQE, CQA)