Director of Quality Control
Daher Aircraft, Inc. •
The Chief Inspector will oversee and be responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of the Quality Department with all levels of management as well as regulatory agencies. Direct, plan and lay out details of inspection standards, methods and procedures used by the repair station in complying with all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer's specifications. Supervise, assist and direct all personnel assigned to the Inspection Department.
Essential Job Functions/Duties
- Be thoroughly familiar with the applicable regulations in 14 CFR 135, 145 and with the inspection methods, techniques, practices, aids, equipment, and tools used to determine the airworthiness of the article on which maintenance, preventive maintenance, or alterations are being performed.
- Ensure that all maintenance, preventive maintenance or alterations are properly performed on all repair station work and that all records properly executed prior to releasing the aircraft for return to service.
- Leads and participates in the business unit quality audit and corrective action process by providing training, facilitation, recommendations and leadership, as required, to achieve optimal results. Assists external auditors from various quality associations. Monitors, reviews and conducts sub-contractor audits in liaison with supplier development.
- Familiar with methods, techniques, practices, aids, equipment and tools used to perform maintenance, preventive maintenance or alterations.
- Ensures proper procedures are performed on all completed work before it is released to service. Completes all inspection and maintenance records, reports and forms required before authorized release.
- Ensure reports of Identification of Un-Airworthy Conditions (SDRs and SUPs) are captured and reported as required by the FAA, the customer and Aircraft Business Units.
- Maintain and administer FAA guidance, Advisory Circulars (ACs), regulations, AD’s, EASA regulations.
- Monitor the internal audit and surveillance of required programs mandated by all regulatory agencies. Ensure provisions are implemented to correct any discrepancies reported.
- Maintain and update policies and procedures as it relates to tool calibration, technical data, shelf-life and scrap parts programs.
- Oversee Training requirements and ensure employee training records are maintained up to date and current. Maintain the master list and control of inspection stamps and maintain a current roster of authorized Supervisory and Inspection Personnel.
- Ability to effectively execute all primary Essential Job Functions and Duties.
- Exudes integrity, honesty, and respect for fellow employees.
- A passion for aviation, team player, lateral thinker, problem solver with can do attitude.
- A desire to self-improve and grow with the company.
- Ability to multitask and manage/oversee multiple projects at one time.
- Must have excellent prioritization, organization, analytical and decision making skills.
- Ability to read, write and interpret statistical reports, technical data and standard operational procedures.
- Ability to work with others as part of a team in order to achieve established goals.
- Ability to take personal responsibility for allocated tasks and work without supervision.
- High School/GED and a minimum 10 years of general aviation turbo-prop aviation experience. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
- A&P License - IA Authorization (or obtain by 12/31/18).
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Quality Control Management position.
- Expert knowledge in FAR’s - In-depth knowledge of FAA and EASA regulations, requirements pertaining to Part 145, 91 and 135 operations.
- Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences.
- Working knowledge of maintenance planning/production control and repair services in a Part 145 environment.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required.
- Proficiency with production ERP Systems (e.g. SAP)
- Proficiency with maintenance software programs (e.g. CAMP)
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