QA Engineering Manager – Ft. Worth, TX – Elbit Systems of America

Elbit Systems of America is looking for an experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Engineering Manager in support of Operations based in Fort Worth, TX. 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. Duties include, but not limited to:

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 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

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 Government customers and DCMA

Experienced as a team lead and facilitator

Ability to influence outcomes and drive results

Must have the ability to travel

Desired Skills:

Experience with service-oriented depot repair and maintenance environment

Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and / or Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)

Advanced understanding in AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

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 Owned Property during field, ground or operational tests

Hiring Manager:               Mark Brown, Director of Quality

Contact Information:     mark.brown@elbitsystems-us.com