23 Oct
Quality Assurance Manager (Longmont)
Colorado, Boulder

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CMI is a world-class supplier of high-tech Satellite equipment for NASA, JPL, BOEING, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Ball Aerospace, HARRIS, Space Systems Loral, Orbital Sciences, and Raytheon. We pride ourselves being on the cutting edge of innovation. CMI has a warm company culture founded on respect and kindness. You can do important work here, with exceptional colleagues, in a company dedicated to the future of aerospace. You'll be among people who share a commitment to helping our customers, enriching our communities and protecting the environment. For more than 50 years, Custom Microwave has offered an excellent opportunity for employees wanting a better future for themselves and their families.
The following position is open: Quality Manager
Provide leadership and management for the quality function and sustain the quality philosophy and lean culture for the plant. Establish, maintain and optimize an effective quality management system. Implement the division's quality plan to achieve the plants overall quality objectives. Enhance and improve the company's products and services through the implementation of ISO 9001, problem-solving tools, prevention methods, quality-at-the-source and continual improvement techniques. Manages department resources and coordinates the implementation of the quality management system to cost-effectively facilitate quality and compliance. Interacts routinely with all functional areas as well as with customers, business development, regulatory agencies, corporate management, and suppliers.
• Communicates customer, regulatory and organizational requirements to assure product quality, contract compliance and customer satisfaction.
• Oversees the effective documentation and implementation of the quality management system to assure compliance with customer and regulatory requirements and the standards set by corporate/division policies.
• Works with the leadership team to ensure that individuals performing functions affecting quality are trained and demonstrate the appropriate skills and performance results.
• Coordinates necessary personnel for internal, customer and third party quality system audits.
• Chairs Material Review Board (MRB) with final authority for disposition of Non Conforming (NC) items
• Maintains a corrective action system to analyze and correct nonconforming conditions and complaints.
• Organizational performance and trends in product quality, services, customer satisfaction and the cost of poor quality. Uses the results of performance evaluation to target improvement efforts.
• Assess supplier capabilities and monitor supplier quality to ensure desired levels of performance.
• Developing Standards
• Process Improvement
• Ability to multi-task, make decisions and be responsible for them
• Ability to interface directly with cross-functional teams and to build and maintain lasting relationships with other departments and key business partners
• Ability to motivate, lead and manage employees
• B.S. Degree in an Engineering or related discipline
• 3-5 years of Quality, Engineering or related experience including MRB authority/participation.
• Knowledge of International Standard ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QS-9100 as applicable for aerospace sector)
• Experience in Aerospace Industry is a must
• Certification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as a Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), or Certified Quality Manager (CQMgr) is preferred
• Knowledge of manufacturing and quality practices
• Experience with quality improvement tools and techniques (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control, and Failure Mode & Effects Analysis)
• Demonstrated leadership, project management, facilitation and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication skills (oral and written) for liaising and communicating with customers, and internal departments
• Must provide proof of US Citizenship or Green Card
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, M/F/H/D/V. Custom Microwave Inc., is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. CMI offers competitive wages, friendly working conditions, excellent health, dental, short-term disability and life insurance benefits, quarterly bonuses, paid holidays and 401 K opportunities. Contact us today for immediate consideration.
For more information, please reference our webpage: http://custommicrowave.com/