Repair Station Chief Inspector

The successful candidate will serve as chief inspector for the FAA/EASA/CCAR certficated repair station in Fort Wayne, and will provide guidance/oversight for remote repair stations and subcontractors. Interested candidates should exhibit initiative and self-motivation, and be able to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision. Ensures compliance to all regulations/requirements, required programs and practices, serves as host/focal for external audits and assessments. Provides guidance, coaching, and training for repair station personnel/FAA Repairmen, including direct-report responsibilities for FAA Repairmen. Ensures timely disposition of hardware and assure thorough root cause analysis of discrepant materials as required. Must continually strive to improve associated processes and procedures. Maintain assigned projects and tasks to ensure timely completion of requirements and customer needs. Responsible for developing, communicating, and improving quality assurance plans and for developing and executing quality assurance tasks on assigned programs and projects. Coordinate and perform quality activities in accordance with contractual and business requirements. Responsible for measuring and reporting quality performance metrics in accordance with business expectations. Communicate and coordinate with external customers to ensure technical data requirements and contractual obligations are satisfied. Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education * Previous manufacturing or quality experiences in electronics assembly

  • Knowledge of solder and assembly requirements and specification
  • Solid manufacturing process knowledge/experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Literate and proficient in the use of computer software tools
  • Proven self-starter, capable of completing multiple tasks
  • Exhibit initiative and self-motivation and be able to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and requirements (FAR, EASA, CCAR—145) Preferred Skills and Education * BS in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience in ISO9001/AS9100 quality systems
  • Previous manufacturing or quality experience in electronics assembly
  • Six Sigma Green Belt trained or equivalent statistical application familiarity
  • Knowledge and experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and experience in utilizing statistical techniques such as process mapping, FMEA, Gage R &R (MSA), SPC, Mistake Proofing, and DOE to analyze processes and implement process change
  • Current FAA Repairman Certificate About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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