•   Full Time
  •   CA

Quality Engineering Manager

Our client supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets and is committed to operational excellence and world class processes.

The Quality Engineering Manager will lead the development of Customer Quality Improvement Plans, comply with appropriate customer quality requirement during NPI (e.g. PPAP) and develop factory tactical improvement plans in conjunction with the internal manufacturing and quality teams. Build and cultivate partnerships with Manufacturing, Engineering and other internal functions as well as external suppliers to analyze and quantify waste and quality deficiencies using a defined cost of poor quality model along with other key metrics that impact to bottom line and customer satisfaction. Establish and drive continuous improvement strategies to support the organization’s manufacturing quality and cost reduction goals. Recalibrate, educate and mentor existing team to new quality standards with a hands-on management style.

  • Assist the Site Quality Manager in day to day customer and factory tactical issues leading the quality engineering team.
  • Resolve quality problems with our customers by developing, improving and sustaining quality improvement plans.
  • Develop a strong team of quality engineers to sustain customer satisfaction.
  • Eliminate quality problems at all levels of the organization and assure that product quality objectives are met by establishing and executing continuous improvement strategies.
  • Reduce variation in operation by leveraging the efforts of the quality and manufacturing teams via a systematic and just-in-time introduction of process improvement tools. Perform internal system audits to AS9100 standards.
  • Act as quality interface for all customers, keeping track of customer specific quality requirements and assuring conformance. Maintain metrics on quality system performance utilizing data mining of support systems.

Excellent Salary and Benefits!

  • B.S. degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, or related field.
  • Certified Champion in the following OpEx tools: Structured Problem Solving, 5S, Mistake-Proofing and process capability tools; Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Belt Certification preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in demonstrated process improvement success; proven accomplishments utilizing OpEx and Lean tools/methodologies (Six Sigma BB, Tool Champion, DOE, GR&R, FMEA, etc.); Minimum 2 years supervisory/management or leading teams experience .
  • 5+ years experience as a Quality Engineer in an Aerospace environment or in a similar manufacturing situation preferred.
  • Knowledge of AS9100 quality systems
  • Proofing and process capability tools required to drive the continuous improvement culture into the organization.
  • Strong team formation and leadership skills; Strong project management and organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Word and Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, statistical software (i.e. Minitab or equivalent)
  • Troubleshooting experience.
  • Complex Problem Solving (identifies complex problems and reviews related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions).
  • Some travel required.

For immediate consideration, please forward a copy of your current resume to info@profrecruiters.com referencing job # or a link to this job.

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category

Manufacturing / Operations

Applications Accepted Until

01 January 2030