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Quality Assurance Engineering Manager

at Elbit Systems of America

Posted: 3/4/2019
Job Reference #: 6932

Job Description

  • LocationUS-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date1 month ago(2/6/2019 11:19 AM)
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  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is looking for an experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Engineering Manager in support of Operations based in Fort Worth, TX, FMF Business Unit. The Quality professional will be responsible for the strategic leadership and performance of several key areas of responsibility, including overall program Quality business process management, data analytics, continuous improvement, talent development, training and knowledge continuity. The candidate will act as a Subject Matter Expert in the area of Quality Engineering and as an Adviser for the Quality team. This position requires that the candidate stay current with industry standards, solutions and leverage best practices.


    • Drive strategies resulting in contemporary and optimal business methods and practices for strengthening the Quality Management System and talent development
    • Develop and implement processes to optimize program execution while driving out risks
    • Collaborate with Integrated Product Teams to ensure quality standards are in place
    • Lean design and implementation
    • Establish Program Quality Management System that comply with customer requirements and governmental regulatory standards
    • Establish performance metrics and conducting data analysis to identify process improvements
    • Liaison between program and the Customer to ensure Customer satisfaction and accomplishment of Customer requirements
    • Develop talent to strengthen the organization


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Technical Engineering degree, or equivalent experience, in one of the following disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering
    • Experience working with both Mechanical and Electrical assemblies preferred
    • Implementation of Lean in both operations and business processes
    • Proficient with critical quality analysis and decision making – Stop Ship, Recalls, Root Cause Analysis
    • Advanced understanding of Quality principles in Aerospace and Military products industry
    • Experience managing the development, modification, application and maintenance of quality standards and protocol for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product
    • Experience with control and disposition of non-conforming material
    • Experience with AS9102 first article inspection reporting for in-house manufactured items
    • Effective presentation skills, ability to develop messages, training and compelling strategies resulting in diverse teams implementing and executing new solutions
    • Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with Technical Operations, Manufacturing, Global Supply Chain and all other stakeholders
    • Experience working with Foreign Government (Israel) customers
    • Experienced as a team lead and facilitator
    • Ability to influence outcomes and drive results
    • This position will require at least 10% travel.
    • 10+ years Industry, Functional, and Management experience.

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with service-oriented depot repair and maintenance environment
    • Experience with Program Quality and Operations Quality methods and processes including Customer contract review for quality flow down requirements and Quality Planning developments

    • Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

    • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and / or Certified Quality Management (CMQ/OE)
    • Advanced understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems and AS9102 first article inspection reporting process
    • Experienced in Bid, Proposal and Estimating practices and development of Quality Assurance Basis of Estimates (BOE)
    • Earned Value Management System Cost Account Manager (EVMS CAM)
    • Familiar with requirements for handling and control of Government/Customer Owned Property during field, ground or operational tests