SR. QUALITY PROGRAM MANAGER Aurora Flight Sciences
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Aurora Flight Sciences is a leader in unmanned aerial systems, with a fleet of innovative aircraft designed to empower small tactical units, and safeguard our borders. Aurora provides the capabilities and process controls of a large company with the ?can do? attitude of a small company. Aurora?s mission is to detect, protect and explore with technology at every altitude.
If you feel you are qualified, apply for this position, it could change your future.
Aurora Flight Sciences is seeking an experienced Sr. QAE/Quality Program Manager (QPM), to join our growing team in our Columbus, MS facility. This position requires an action and results oriented individual who can effectively achieve demanding development and production goals. This individual must also be able to interact and communicate at all levels of the organization.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The role of a QPM is to act as the primary point of contact (POC) for all customer/program specific quality management activities. As the chief administrator for AAP program-specific quality specifications and requirements, the QPM must have the requisite knowledge and skills related to Quality Control, Quality Assurance and, Quality engineering. The QPM proactively manages actions required to ensure 100% Quality while maintaining 100% on-time delivery performance.
? Monitor and enforce customer specifications: Review, understand, interpret, flow-down, audit and sustain all customer quality specifications.
? Ensure customer contractual requirements: Monitor the compliance (perform audits) to contractual specifications & requirements, designs, and documented procedures. Ensure compliance of deliverable end items to the customer specifications & requirements.
? Ensure QMS Compliance: Develop, document, and manage the Customer and/or program-specific Quality Assurance Plans. Ensure the QMS is robust and complies with all AS9100C criteria. Ensure compliance with procedures and Standard Work throughout the implementation of the contracts.
? Develop, deploy, monitor, update and deliver customer and/or program-specific proactive, forward looking quality performance metrics to include, but not limited to, delivered quality, on-time delivery, field performance, Cost of Quality (CoQ), Cost of Poor Quality (CoPQ), responsiveness to customer requests and customer satisfaction. Support MRB activities with goal of minimizing the need for them.
? Apply QE principles whenever required, including statistical and predictive analysis, FMEA, and DoE to conduct failure and/or pre-emptive analysis.
? Provide analysis leadership for resolution of recurring failure modes.
? Lead teams to develop and provide effective RCCA and CAPA.
? Maintain consistent and frequent communication with the AFS operators and technicians.
? Evaluate new products and processes as part of customer-focused design review teams.
? Establish, maintain, and enhance positive customer relationships to build a cooperative environment influential to both existing contract performance and new contract negotiations.
? Maintain timely follow-up and meaningful communication with customers on all quality issues.
? Maintain positive and productive working relationships with all key contacts to ensure continuous professionalism and effectiveness.
Minimum Requirements (education and experience):
A BS degree in a technical or engineering field with a minimum of 5 years of experience in an Aerospace Manufacturing Quality role is preferred.
Shift Requirements (specify if irregular work hours or shift work will be required): shift work may be required
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