Job Title:              Production Quality Improvement SpecialistDepartment:         Quality ControlReports to:           Supervisor, Production Quality ImprovementDirect Reports:    0Location(s):         Production Line1.    Summary of Position:  Assess the effectiveness of the FAA Producti

Production Quality Improvement Specialist

AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation • 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Title:              Production Quality Improvement Specialist

Department:         Quality Control

Reports to:           Supervisor, Production Quality Improvement

Direct Reports:    0

Location(s):         Production Line

1.    Summary of Position:  

Assess the effectiveness of the FAA Production Approval Holder and offer recommendations. Recommend and implement ways to improve efficiency through decrease of MRB activity, eliminate waste, reduce cost and increase customer satisfaction.  Identify ways to make things better and track progress

 2.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  of

 Time

1.

Lead problem-solving efforts to improve quality and eliminate waste in all areas throughout the Assembly and Flight Line process.

10

2.

Perform aircraft checks in order to analyze defect trends, maintain metrics, present results and develop improvement plans.    

20

3.

Incorporate root cause analysis and verify that permanent corrective actions are implemented, thru physical verification on the aircraft. Identify and implement metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of RCCA.

10

4.

Apply analysis to improve process capability thru CORRS data and Customer Discrepancies.

10

5.

Act as a change agent for leading and managing continuous improvement processes while instilling a culture of accountability.

10

6.

Identify continuous improvement events resulting in employee skill and knowledge development and KPI performance improvement.

10

7.

Participate in the internal MRB process. 

10

8.

Provide feedback to the Continuous Improvement team to ensure that projects are identified, prioritized and implemented in a timely and effective manner.

10

8.

When needed, coordinate with other Agusta plants for RCCA related to major segments.

5

9.

When needed, provide analytical data to Supplier Quality team for external vendors related improvements.

10

10.

Other tasks as assigned.

5

 

                                                                                                                      TOTAL:

 100    

 

 Qualifications for Position

         A. Education

Bachelor’s degree in a Manufacturing discipline preferred or equivalent combined experience.

 

         B. Experience

Minimum one to five years experience in an aviation manufacturing environment, preferably in a Quality Control / Quality Assurance role. 

Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma-based continuous improvement methods.

Hands-on aircraft experience desirable.

Agusta products experience is a plus.

 

         C. Competencies & Attributes

Computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft PC-based software, especially spreadsheets.

SAP knowledge preferred.

Ability to read and understand design data.

 

         D. Licensure/Certification

Green Belt Certification will be considered a plus.

A&P License will be considered a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability

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