Harris Corporation Quality Engineer Manager in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Quality Engineer Manager 5/9/18--QualityUSA - IN - Fort Wayne




Job ID: SIS20180905-24722


Job Title: Quality Engineer Manager

Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job ID: SIS20180905-24722

Job Description:

The Manager of Quality will be responsible for leading the Quality Assurance and business excellence efforts in the Site. The Manager of Quality Assurance will be responsible for driving continual process and product improvement ensuring product and process integrity, leading to customer satisfaction, overall mission success while supporting division quality, delivery and cost targets. This is a hands-on, highly involved leadership position.

Primary job responsibilities include the following:

  • Hands on leader with responsibility for resolving technical challenges, ensuring successful tactical execution, as well as creating and implementing the strategic vision for the Quality department.

  • Work closely with the program teams and the functional organizations to ensure that all phases of the customer life cycle, from early customer involvement through post-delivery support, meet the requirements for mission success.

  • Responsible for the Quality function supporting all business practices, including quality engineering for programs, hardware, software and inspection.

  • Supervise the quality engineering, quality inspection, continuous improvement, quality training and quality systems functions.

  • Ensure that manufacturing engineering, operations and design engineering interact sufficiently throughout the product planning and design phases to ensure a seamless hand-off during product transition to production.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of quality records that document the quality status of material/products and provide necessary information and cumulative data for internal and external Customer responses.

  • Review and verify compliance of all Work Package Descriptions (WPDs) issued for Quality tasks for proposals and ongoing contracts/projects.

  • Develop and implement Quality plans and programs promoting sound and effective principles as set forth in company procedures, government standards and directives, and commercially-proven methodology and ensure that the department conforms to these principles.

  • Improve the efficiency of the Quality organization through effective leadership, individual and group training, and process improvement.

  • Lead implementation of new processes, activities, and culture that enhance the customer experience and engage every employee in a quality focused mindset.

  • Utilize Cost of Poor Quality data to improve yields and reduce rework during engineering and manufacturing efforts.

  • Take a lead role in building a culture that reinforces compliance with appropriate laws, regulations and/or guidelines and internal command media.

  • Maintain certification and compliance efforts for AS9100, and CMMI and other required certifications.

  • Verify subcontractor inspection or technical document preparation procedures to verify compliance with contract requirements.

  • Perform design reviews and facilitate design and quality concurrent Engineering.

  • Provide independent evaluation of technical gate reviews to ensure technical rigor is being applied to the process.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace/Electrical/Mechanical/Software Engineering or technical equivalent with 10+ years of directly related experience.

  • 3+ years Quality management or operations leadership experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • In depth knowledge of quality and reliability methods and procedures for hardware and software systems as they apply to the aerospace or electronic industry.

  • Greenbelt or Blackbelt certification and/or proven education or work history in leading and implementing projects.

  • Self-motivated and possess demonstrated ability to motivate others to achieve timely results.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including communications, facilitation, consulting, coaching, and influencing

  • Highly collaborative style, capable of working across multiple functional areas to drive results.

  • Experience with Configuration Control management practices.

  • Experience with Agile Oracle, Windchill, Doors software suites

  • Experience with NASA, J-STD and IPC standard implementation.

  • ASQ certification preferred; Experience managing AS9100 certified business.

  • Ability to obtain DoD clearance (TS preferred)

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain security clearances. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - IN - Fort Wayne