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Quality Assurance Manager
Ref No.: 18-08423
Location: jacksonville, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/25/2018 to 12/28/2018
Primary Duties
Manage the implementation of ISO9001 from initiation to certification for the Xorail (XRL) business unit of Client Corporation
Manage the ISO Audit process and ensure compliance to ISO guidelines
Documentation of ISO procedures
Ensure that all departments within the company are adhering to the directions and guidelines established within the "Manual of Standards and Recommended Practices” published by the Association of American Railroads.
The Quality Manager will work with Vice Presidents of various Engineering departments and the Program Management team to ensure that all projects meet the specifications established by each customer.
Maintain and update all sections of the XRL Quality Assurance Manual.
Act as the point of contact between XRL and the AAR for all quality issues.
Audit all departments for compliance with corporate Department Level Work Instructions.
Conduct quality training for department quality personnel and any other quality training as required
Conduct Statistical analysis where required, and generate reports for management
Closely monitor cost of poor quality (COPQ) and implement improvement processes
Create root cause analysis reports as needed
Monitor business performance through KPI's for the Client Excellence Program
Assist with Priority Deployment of Quality Objectives and related metrics
Experience / Skills:
5 years quality experience with a Signal design or equivalent Electronics company
The Quality Manager must have certification, or become a certified AAR Internal Quality Auditor utilizing the Quality Audit procedures outlined in Section J, M-1003 Specification for Quality Assurance.
Ability to conduct Process Capability studies, SPC and other design engineering assurance studies
The successful individual will have the ability to work with all levels of personnel up to and including senior management.
Experience with Electronics Design and Development processes
Good communication skills with the ability to write technical manuals and instructions
Above average skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Qualifications
BS in Engineering or related field (minimum required)
Six Sigma Black Belt preferred
Design for Six Sigma knowledge preferred
Familiarity with Minitab or equivalent Statistical Analysis software
Understanding of Continuous improvement and Lean concepts