Quality Manager in Washington, MO at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/8/2019

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Job Summary: This position manages, plans, coordinates, and directs quality assurance and quality control functions within established standards to ensure the prevention and/or elimination of defects in new or existing products or processes by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Job Duties/Responsibilities: •Fully responsible for all aspects of the QMS and compliance to customer, industry, and regulatory requirements, including ISO/AS/NADCAP. •Provide leadership to ensure successful achievement of third party quality certifications (ISO/AS/NADCAP) •Administers local audit program, including internal and supplier audits by scheduling and/or performing these audits and/or training and mentoring internal auditors to complete these audits. Will also act as the RTI Representative to 3rd party auditors. •Collaborates with top management to establish Business Unit policies, procedures, key performance metrics and goals. •Leads review of technical problems and promotes a Continuous Improvement mindset and culture for Quality Management. •Visits and confers with representatives of material and component vendors to obtain information related to supply quality, capacity of vendor to meet orders, and vendor quality standards. •Supports engineering team regarding quality assurance of new product designs and manufactured products on market to rectify problems. •Administer local corrective action system (QPulse), QMS document control system, and support new hire quality training requirements and competency evaluations for all employees. •Manages the development and analysis of statistical data and specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy.


Basic Qualifications: •5+ years of related experience as a Quality Manager in aerospace or automotive industry. •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: •Bachelor’s Degree in related area such as Engineering, Operation Research, etc, combined •Strong background and knowledge of applicable quality requirements, specifically ISO 9001, AS 9100, and lead auditor experience is required. •Impeccable integrity, strong work ethic, proven management and leadership skills, individually accountable. •Strong written and oral communication skills are required. •The ability to effectively communicate to all audiences (i.e., subordinates, peers, executives, customers, external auditors) is required. •Six Sigma Black Belt preferred. •Strong problem solving and analytical skills are essential for identifying and resolving problems and implementing corrective action. •Must be proficient in Microsoft Access, Excel and Word applications, statistical analysis programs (Minitab). •Credibility to hold others accountable.