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BAE Systems is pleased to announce an opening for a Quality Assurance Manager supporting the Aircraft Modification Programs business. This position is located in Albertville, Alabama.


Manages and administers the Aircraft Modification Programs Business Area Quality Program.

Performs independently and on own initiative with minimum supervision.

Exhibits sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers.

Analyzes potential future needs and develops time-phased plans to acquire personnel, technology and equipment to support anticipated requirements.

Develops, implements, maintains and improves the AS9100/AS9110 Quality Management System.

Develops, maintains, and monitors performance metrics that support the site's goals/objectives.

Directs activities to identify, define, and resolve quality problems.

Manages reviews of customer quality requirements for proposals, quotes, contracts, and contract modifications.

Evaluates performance and trains and/or provides training to department personnel or others as needed.

Executes action plans and initiates activity to reflect implementation of policy, specifications and standards.

Analyzes contractual quality assurance requirements and their relationships to company practices and procedures.

Defines company actions to be taken and ensures implementation through the appropriate company functional organizations.

Uses Corrective Actions to drive change.

Manages the Internal Audit program and serves as a liaison with third party auditors.

Manages document control.

Maintains the calibration system.

Reviews the status and results of the Quality Management System periodically with management.

Ensures the appropriate inspections and tests are performed.

Ensures the products and processes are within specification.

Partners with other departments to develop specifications.

Puts systems in place to improve supplier quality.

Addresses customer quality issues, returns, complaints, etc.

Leads and facilitates cross-functional teams to solve quality problems.

Establishes, tracks, analyzes, and reports on key quality metrics.

Addresses day-to-day quality issues.

Participates in New Product Development stage-gate and peer reviews.

Ensures quality improvement projects are completed on time and within budget.

Responsible for hiring, counseling, training, developing and evaluating quality team subordinates.

Promotes a culture of quality awareness.

Serves as the Change Agent for affecting a cultural shift in the way we implement quality.

Required Education and Experience:

Education: Bachelor's Degree and 12 years of related experience

Must have quality assurance related management and direct supervisory experience in an aerospace/aviation manufacturing, modification or production environment .

ISO 9001:2015, AS9100, AS 9110, FAA Part 145 Repair Station, DOD, and MIL-STD experience is required.

Must have military aviation or aircraft maintenance/modification experience.

Must have experience in inspection techniques/methods/equipment.

Statistical Process Control (SPC) experience is desired.

A&P License is a plus.

CMMI process improvement experience is a plus.

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