Quality Control Manager
Summit Aviation Delaware •
The Quality Control Manager reports to the Vice President of Government & Defense Aircraft Services and is responsible for regulatory oversight and assists with maintaining compliance with standards set forth by the Summit Aviation Quality Systems Manual and the DCMA 8210. Directly supervises Designated Inspectors: will mentor potential Designated candidates & will execute OJT’s for these individuals; is responsible for leadership of Summit Aviation’s GDAS Quality Control Inspection Team; performs functions as a Designated Inspector; operates in compliance with company safety practices and performs other duties as assigned.
1. Supervise maintenance and personnel to ensure timely and accurate Quality/Safety program management.
2. Develop/implement Quality Control programs/procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies.
3. Conduct parts inspections for airworthiness, compliance, safety, and disposition.
4. Provides technical advice and assistance to inspectors and the work force.
5. Oversees quantity and quality of work performed at Summit Aviation.
6. Monitor and review employees’ performance, provides coaching, teaching, and mentoring to encourage growth within the company.
7. Inspect and verify proper completion of required processing and documentation.
8. Conduct Quality, Safety, Environmental and Hazardous Material assessments and audits/inspections.
9. Recommend corrective action for discrepancies found during audits/inspections.
10.Monitor computer systems used by Summit Aviation for documentation compliance.
11.Directly supervises employees including interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving issues.
12.Present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
13.Perform other qualified duties as required.
1. Must have an A&P License. An Inspection Authorization is preferred or equivalent body of knowledge in lieu of.
2. Secret security clearance preferred ability to obtain a security clearance required.
3. Must have a thorough understanding of the current Federal Aviation Regulations, as well as inspection methods, techniques, and equipment used to determine the quality or airworthiness of an article undergoing maintenance, repair or alterations in accordance of the FAR Part 145 Repair Station requirements.
4. Must have 10+ prior years of experience on H-47 platforms and 5 -7 prior years of experience in a supervisor capacity and over ten years Quality Control Experience.
5. Must be able to focus on key tasks, prioritize duties, and manage multiple priorities.
6. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and work well with computers.
7. Exceptional communication skills are required.
8. Strong leadership traits with a focus on good communication and interpersonal skills.
9. Strong interpersonal skills and superior judgment.
10.Strong oral and written communication skills.
11.Must be a strategic thinker and solution oriented.
12.Ability to accept accountability, assume pro-active leadership, demonstrates initiative and lead by example in teamwork, cross-unit co-operation, and information sharing.
13.Business orientation, ability to understand needs of users and address conflicts, competing priorities as necessary.
14.Partnership mentality with respect to the company‘s employees, management, senior executives, customers, and regulators.
15.Possess a strong sense of integrity and ethics.
16.Proven leadership skills, with an open-minded and diplomatic personality.
17.Proven ability to lead and manage others effectively and maintain calm under pressure.
18.Tough but fair with an ability to negotiate successfully with governmental units and other parties and walk away with a "win-win" solution and a positive experience for both sides.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit; walk, talk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions, outdoor weather conditions such as extreme cold and heat, work near moving mechanical parts and vibration and work in high, precarious places. Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and work with explosives. The noise level in the work environment falls within acceptable limits of OSHA guidelines.
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