• Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Staff Req. #
    HSV 18-061
    # of Openings
    1
  • Position Summary

    Supervise Total Quality Management System to include Quality Engineers, Technicians, Inspectors, and Gauge Calibration program for the Huntsville facility

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Controls departmental budget
    • Manages with Lean Principles and is willing to be an agent in change
    • The position will require travel to suppliers and other internal facilities
    • Responsible for auditing incoming supplier components, development of internal quality verification programs, and serviceability of gauging equipment
    • Must be experienced in Layered Process Audit methodology
    • Must participate in Daily Management and focus on shop floor leadership
    • Interface with Finance, Engineering, Operations, Purchasing, and Suppliers
    • Establish and maintain quality parameters for incoming components, certification procedures, and incoming inspection procedures
    • Responds to inquiries from Production Managers and technical support regarding functions and operations of component quality programs
    • Contributes to the establishment of standards and procedures through the quality staff for component design and testing
    • Recommends component improvements or revisions to engineers
    • Reviews quality logs and reports to identify component process errors and possible improvements

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Manages Huntsville Quality Department.  
    • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.  
    • Carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

     

    NOTE:  This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions.  As an essential function of the job, good attendance is required.

    Skills and Education Required

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Quality Engineering, or related technical field and a minimum of 5 years of management experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Must have strong interpersonal, written, verbal, and analytical skills.
    • Preferred ASQ certification, GD&T knowledge and CMM programming experience.
    • Must have strong leadership and presentation skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft applications, such as; Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    • Will demonstrate strong leadership qualities such as:
    • Ability to effectively communicate company Vision, Mission, and Values and align functional goals and objectives accordingly
    • Demonstrate communication skills that incorporate emotional maturity, active listening, clear verbal directions/instructions, collaboration, and team-building delivered with professionalism and respect at all levels
    • Operate with a commitment to serve others by subordinating personal interests to the needs of those being led
    • Effectively demonstrate knowledge, integrity, character, experience, humility, wisdom and discernment necessary to create the trust and influence to cause the right things, to happen for the right reasons, at the right times

     

    Physical Demands:

    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

     

    Work Environment:

    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment varies.  Personal protective equipment to limit exposure to these environments will be provided.
    • Employees may encounter hazardous wastes during their work.  Hazardous wastes are to be handled appropriately; including applicable use of PPE, placement into compatible containers, container labelling and marking; etc.  Additionally, wastes may need to be transported to/from satellite accumulation areas to 90-day accumulation area; via dolly, forklift, etc. All employees working with, handling, or managing hazardous wastes will receive annual RCRA training. Those employees preparing waste for shipment will receive additional trainings (DOT).

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