Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Posted: 05/14/2019 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80212


Responsible for defining and implementing the Quality Management System (QMS), writing procedures and processes to support the QMS development. Lead and undertake audits across all areas of the business as well as across the supply chain. Provide training and champion the Quality Management System. Work on many phases or sub-tasks of projects or entire projects of moderate complexity, with results impacting on project completion. Work under general supervision, reviewed at project milestones and/or on completion by Senior Management.


General and Task Management
  • Oversee effective implementation of the Quality Management System throughout the company, including any business accreditations
  • Maintain the Quality Manuals and Quality Procedures and ensure contents are appropriate for business
  • Analyze current and future procedural needs of the business
  • Organize and manage the plant internal audit system and the corrective action reporting system
  • Conduct Quality Systems audits and assist in training/guidance to other auditors
  • Host external Quality System audits
  • Provide training on Quality issues and business processes
  • Coordinate the review of Quality procedures associated with plant continuous improvement initiatives
  • Plan Standard Operating practices required under the overriding Quality procedures
  • Maintain the Standard Operating Procedure content and coordinate the issuing of these documents
  • Support other functional areas of the business including procurement, manufacturing operations, engineering, etc.
  • Undertake internal project and management audits during the tender, design and manufacture stages
  • Collate quality data for monitoring targets
  • Assist with training of quality awareness
  • Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPls) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system
  • Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Six­ Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), and Measurement System Analysis
  • Keep up with current and developing manufacturing and engineering trends that concern product quality
  • Undertake special projects as required
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Quality control of work by appropriate review
  • Support and lead process improvement activities
  • Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to client
  • Achieve goals within budget
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
  • Plan projects or subtasks so they may be tracked and presented
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Independently determine approach and assigned tasks
  • Assist with Material Review dispositions and Corrective Actions


  • Knowledge of Aerospace Quality Management Systems including AS9100 D and associated supporting requirements
  • Knowledge of audit systems for Aerospace Quality Management Systems and relative Manufacturing audit systems at the shop floor level
  • Working knowledge of business systems including MRP and ERP systems
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge
  • Understanding of ISO14001 and Health and Safety Practices
  • Knowledge of measurement systems and techniques
  • Understanding of engineering drawings and manufacturing processes
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Planning and prioritizing activities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to present data effectively
  • Problem-solving skills Manager
  • Team working skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Understanding of cost and financial impacts
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience and command of MS Office applications
  • Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree preferred
  • Membership of an industry related Professional Body would be advantageous
  • Previous experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment, preferably aerospace
  • Experience working in a Quality Assurance systems discipline
  • Experience working with internal/external customers and internal/external suppliers 
For more information contact Sara at 714 901-3804 Ext 22 or Sara.Cesena@2roads.com
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