Experience Required: 10+ Years
Education Required: Bachelor's Degree
The Manager, Quality Assurance will be accountable for a variety of matters ranging from strategic planning to operational execution. The incumbent will perform a key role in the development of an efficient and effective system for ensuring the quality of airplane service/manufacturing activities consistent with AS9100.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manage a new Eclipse Aerospace Quality Organization including hiring qualified Associates necessary to support future production, service and delivery of aircraft.
Assist with the development, updating, and control of the Quality Management System.
Responsible for the proper communication of the Quality Management System changes, including but not limited to training personnel on new or revised requirements or systems.
Develop systems, processes and procedures to measure and report performance against established standards.
Determine, develop and implement necessary communication strategy(ies) for the improvement and awareness of quality issues across the corporation.
Facilitate continuous improvement initiatives in the Quality Department to ensure long term efficiency and effectiveness within the Department.
Define key metrics to track quality performance and activities necessary to achieve improvement to these metrics.
Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies, government regulations, and company policies/procedures.
Drive continuous product and process quality improvements, including engagement with the suppliers.
Effectively represent the company with regulatory agencies and internal management meetings.
Assure that all product and process quality deficiencies are satisfactorily resolved.
Provide quality support for production readiness and product support.
Ensure all documentation and acceptance inspection of aircraft delivery are in full compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements.
Cooperate closely with customers and regulatory authorities to ensure seamless, on time, high quality aircraft delivery.
Ensure the quality, clarity, accuracy, and control of Quality, Production and Engineering documents.
Assist in performing internal quality audits and execution to audit plans.
Assist in performing supplier quality audits and surveillance.
Maintains historical data of corrective actions for internal and external issues.
Bachelors degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited university
Minimum of ten (10) years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of five (5) years managerial experience
Minimum of seven (7) years demonstrated working knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration regulations and requirements, European Aviation Safety requirements, ISO 9001 / AS9100 and customer airworthiness requirements
Experience conducting supplier base audits, surveillance and qualifications
Participate in the selection and management of quality professionals. Responsible for staffing and talent management, learning and development, and performance management for direct reports. Provides technical expertise and guidance regarding day to day activities and quality initiatives.
EAI is proud to announce receipt of Supplemental Type Certification for both the Auto Throttle and Anti-Skid Brake (ASB) systems for the Eclipse 550. The Auto Throttle is a first for FAR Part 23 aircraft. The lightweight ASB system is the only ASB in general aviation that does not require a complex aircraft hydraulic system, thereby reducing maintenance and allowing for simple operation with very few components.
EAI is proud to announce that the first production Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet will be on display at the 2013 National Business Aviation Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 22-24, 2013 in booth C10844. The Eclipse 550 builds upon a proven and reliable airframe, adding an increased range of safety and sophistication to the cockpit and improved comfort to the cabin.
The Eclipse Quick Reference Application is an advanced interactive version of the Eclipse Quick Reference Handbook, allowing for flight planning, access to checklists, a full digital version of the Eclipse AFM, and much more.