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Sr. Quality Assurance Manager

Company: Tyvak, a Terran Orbital Corporation
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems Inc., a Terran Orbital company, is seeking a team-oriented and results-driven engineer to support critical customers including but not limited to Aerospace and Military by coordinating, and managing daily quality assurance activities designed to ensure continuous quality improvement, and consistent production of products in compliance with established Quality Goals, Procedures, and Customers Requirements. The Quality Assurance (QA) Manager will oversee the quality assurance department and staff, developing, implementing, and maintaining a system of quality and reliability testing for the plant's products and development processes. As an integral part of the site leadership team this role will lead the definition, execution, and deployment of the strategic Quality Plan in conjunction with the plant leadership team. The Quality manager will execute and administer plant-wide Quality Management Systems Assurance, Quality Control, and continuous improvement. As such, the leader in this role will promote employee engagement while also fostering a culture that drives inclusion and diversity throughout the site, as well.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Administer, maintain and evolve the company Quality Management System in line with Tyvak strategy.
  • Develops and analyzes data to determine that present processes and procedures will meet the proposed quality and reliability expectancy of the finished product. Will also assist in the development/implementation of quality plans, and processes for new customers, new products, and new technologies.
    • Develop and maintain an effective work force of quality assurance/engineering personnel to facilitate accomplishments of quality assurance goals.
      • Formulates and maintains quality assurance objectives and coordinates objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plant managers, and quality staff to maximize product quality/reliability and minimize costs.
      • Support all team members engaged in production, inspection, and testing activities to ensure the consistent and repeatable delivery of conforming finished goods per customers' requirements.
      • Plans, promotes and organizes training activities as required related to workmanship, product quality, and reliability.
      • Maintains and provides continuous improvement updates to the organization's Quality Assurance Plan is coordination with the company's objectives and customer requirements
        • Address customer complaints regarding quality, based on investigations, and ensures the timely implementation of related preventive and corrective actions.
        • Promotes awareness and strict compliance to all customer requirements and deliverables throughout the organization. RequirementsQualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must be a citizen of the United States. Skills
          • Ability to review and understand high reliability (HI-REL) customers' requirements and their potential implications on an existing process.
          • Strong methodology to investigate Root Cause and therefore provide effective Corrective Action to avoid reoccurrences.
          • A successful change agent willing to help Tyvak make changes happen by inspiring and influencing others.
          • Authority to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformity relating to the product, process, and quality system.
          • Able to Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process, and quality system. To initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels.
            • Complete understanding of IPC Industry Standards, MIL-STD, and NASA workmanship acceptability guidelines.
            • Knowledge of machining, assembly operations, problem solving, gauging, process capability, SPC, APQP, and quality management systems ISO/9001, AS9100
            • Knowledge and experience with AIAG Core Tools (SPC, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, MSA, QSA).
            • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Certified Quality Manager - Operational Excellence (CQM-OE), Six Sigma Greenbelt (CSSGB), ATEX, IECEx and In Metro certification audits Education
              • Bachelor's Degree
              • Minimum seven (7) years' experience in a Quality function within a high reliability manufacturing environment at least three (3) of which should be in electronics
              • Minimum five (5) years' experience managing people and/or project teams Experience PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This is largely a sedentary role with heavy computer usage. Position may require incumbent to move files, open filing cabinets and bend/stand as necessary. WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.Benefits
                • Competitive health benefits, including 100% Company Paid Medical PPO plan for Employees and Dependents.
                • Generous Paid Company Holiday schedule.
                • Paid Time Off Package.
                  • To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.About Terran Orbital:Founded in 2013 in Irvine, California, with headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. Terran Orbital is a leading vertically integrated provider of end-to-end satellite solutions. Terran Orbital combines satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. In addition, Terran Orbital is developing the world's largest, most advanced Next-Gen Earth Observation constellation to provide persistent, real-time earth imagery. Terran Orbital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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