This person will report directly to the LISC Program Manager and be responsible for implementing the Quality Management Systems, the Environmental Management Systems, and the Safety Management Systems for the USAF Launch and Test Range System (LTRS) at the Eastern and Western Launch Ranges primarily at Patrick AFB, FL and Vandenberg AFB, CA. The LTRS consists of 12 "subsystems" on each range. The LTRS Integrated Support Contract (LISC) consolidates the Operation and Maintenance of these subsystems with the depot level maintenance and sustaining engineering. The LISC Quality and Environmental, Health, and Safety (Q&EHS) Director reports directly to the LISC Program Director as an independent voice in the assessment of the overall "health" of the LISC performance team and processes. The person in this position is expected to work closely with the LISC Range Managers, Director of Engineering, and Director of Business Operations to manage the quality of operations, maintenance and engineering required to assure mission success while achieving continuous improvement in the efficiency of meeting mission requirements. The Q&EHS Director will ensure that the Quality Management System meets the intent of ISO AS9100, and will also ensure that the Safety and Environmental Management Systems meet the requirements of Federal, State, Local, Air Force, and Space Command policies, procedures, codes, and regulations.
The Q&EHS Director maintains and provides quality records, maintains training and certification records, conducts and reports on the results of audits, nonconformance, data and corrective actions. This person will also manage a self-assessment methodology for the program to collect, analyze and report performance metrics and trends.
It is expected that the LTRS will "evolve" through a strategically selected set of technical projects that will both sustain and improve systems performance. The Q&EHS Director is expected to analyze performance and maintenance records and assist the LISC leadership team in prioritizing investments to maintain mission assurance and reduce costs over time. The QEHS Director will also be expected to utilize Team EHS Professionals to assist with analyzing incident reports, close calls, near misses, and EHS-related concerns and suggestions. This will enable the QESH Director to determine trends and assist the LISC leadership team in prioritizing investments to maintain regulatory compliance, reduce safety and environmental hazards, develop methods for greater efficiency in meeting environmental requirements, and develop "greener" operations, processes, and procedures to assist the government in meeting established metrics.
****Position contingent upon contract award****
Establish and maintain the Quality Management System meeting the intent of ISO AS9100
Establish team focus through vision/goals, set the quality agenda, and work with the customer to lead a distributed quality team
Review customer requirements or issues and translate into quality requirements and validate that requirements are met
Establish and review quality performance measures, analyze data, and recommend improvements.
Understand the requirements / issues / interests of the customer
Maintain quality records.
Review program planning / quality documents, EHS documents, and CDRLs for compliance
Utilizing the Team's Professional EHS resources, ensure the following EHS requirements are met:
o Establish and implement a Comprehensive Safety Management System in accordance with Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.
o Establish and implement a Process Safety Management (PSM) program in accordance with Air Force Instruction AFI 91-203.
o Implement a System Safety Program IAW requirements found in Air Force Space Command Manual (AFSPCMAN) 91-710, Volume 1, Paragraph 2.5.2
o Establish and implement a Comprehensive Environmental Management System in accordance with federal, state, Air Force, and local environmental rules, regulations, technical orders, instructions, and regulatory permits, the Unified Facilities Guide Specification (UFGS) Section 01 57 20, and 30 SW and 45 SW management plans, OPLANs and program guides.
o Maintain a continuous program for identifying any pollution prevention opportunities.
o Implement and manage a self-inspection program and conduct periodic inspections of sites and systems to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and permits and to ensure readiness for scheduled and unannounced regulatory inspections.
o Review customer requirements or issues and translate into EHS requirements and validate that requirements are met
o Establish and review EHS performance measures, analyze data, and recommend improvements.
o Maintain appropriate EHS records, reports, and permits.
Assist in developing contract changes to further the best interests of the customer and partnership, and ensure the safety and well-being of employees, the customer, the community, and the environment.
Willing to relocate to a LISC customer location upon contract award
Hold at least a Secret clearance with expectation of satisfying background investigation for TS/SCI clearance
10 years of experience performance within a quality management system which was ISO AS9100 compliant
BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics; Master's Degree preferred
Experience with both Hardware and Software quality management design, development, test, and certification
Proven track record of credibility with customers and associate contractor executives
Proven track record of successful continuous improvement
Experience leading the quality management of an organization of at least 300 people in the conduct of a services contract
Experience with knowledge capture, training, and certification of personnel
Hands on project management experience
Experience with DoD customer interfaces
Understanding of process mapping, measurement and continuous improvement to include six sigma analysis
Understanding of process and organizational auditing, assessment, and analysis
Works well in teams placing the goals of the customer ahead of the functional goals/priorities
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
Desired: Significant OSHA training such as: OSHA 10-hour Course for General Industry, OSHA 500 or 501 Course for General Industry, or at least 3 years of demonstrated working knowledge of Federal Regulations related to Environmental, Health, and Safety.
Impeccable professional integrity
BS in science, mathematics, or engineering. MS strongly preferred.
This position will be located in one of the following locations to be determined upon contract award:
Colorado Springs, CO
El Segundo, CA
Cape Canaveral, Florida
Vandenberg AFB, CA
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