Project Quality Manager

Armada Consulting Group
08 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a cutting-edge designer and manufacturer of technology the Aerospace industry, due to a strong order book they are looking to add a Project Quality Manager to the team on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will take a proactive approach in the development and implementation of quality assurance to meet business, customer and regulatory needs

Job Responsibilities:

* Develop and handle all external QA interfaces within Engineering.
* Ensure engineering processes are measured for efficiency and effectiveness and the Business Management System is developed to ensure processes reflect best practice and can be applied effectively and consistently.
* Developing Quality Plans to satisfy stakeholder, contractual, and regulatory needs, and ensure the availability of approved project plans
* Auditing projects lifecycles to ensure compliance with plans and consistency with BMS processes.
* Ensuring customer requirements, design review criteria, and transition criteria are satisfied. [Systems, Software, Hardware, Mechanical Design and Development activities / NPI].
* Ensure the design life cycle data produced complies with the approved plans.
* Ensure items used for conformance assessment are built to comply with the associated life cycle data and conformity review is completed.
* Detect, manage, and agree deviations to the design process ensuring a consistent approach within the team
* Oversee all QA matters for all developments throughout the contract life-cycle.
* Establish, monitor, and develop customer / supplier QA relationships.
* Ensure design and development sub-contractors perform to contract and are compliant with plans.
* Lead and facilitate continuous improvement activities, internal and external. Providing coaching and mentoring in Quality methodologies to the QA team and wider business
* Report on QA matters to the Engineering Director.

Skills & Experience:

* Knowledge of civil and military aircraft component engineering and manufacturing environment, legislation, standards and requirements.
* An understanding of reliability engineering, APQP, PPAP, FMEA & SPC.
* Experience of operating in a Lean Manufacturing Environment / implementing NPI processes
* Able to carry out product and source acceptance tests both on-site or as part of an offsite working party
* Experience of quality management system process audits throughout an organisation including office areas, manufacturing, engineering, MRO, and completing product audits
* SIX Sigma practitioner: Yellow / Green Belt
* Knowledge of advanced problem solving tools such as design of experiments, analysis of variance
* Knowledge of TS16949, AS 9100, EASA Part 145 / 21G / J or O
* Knowledge of ARP4754 / D0178 / D0254
* Experience of Process mapping
* Experience of Value Stream Mapping
* IRCA qualified Lead Assessor
* Understanding differing quality models Baldridge award / EFQM etc
* Experience in measuring customer satisfaction.
* Experience of facilitating meetings with customers and suppliers.

Commutable From:
Portsmouth, Southampton, Fareham, Winchester, Havant, Waterlooville, Alton, Eastleigh

Key Words:
Project, Quality, Manager, Engineer, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Avionic, Lean, Sigma, FMEA, SPC, Improvement, Management, Process, Value, Audit ISO, AS

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