QA Manager
ITT Exelis - Panama City, FL

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DESCRIPTION
Manages the total quality function of a plant or group of plants. Ensures adherence to, and compliance with, established company quality policies, practices, SOP's and federal regulations. Ensures quality of materials purchased, processed, manufactured and/or distributed by the company. May be responsible for on-site training.

MANAGEMENT ROLE
Accomplishes results through subordinate supervisors or exempt specialist employees.

POLICY AND STRATEGY
Interprets and administers policies, processes and procedures that may affect sections and subordinate work areas.

FREEDOM TO ACT
Assignments are defined in terms of activities and objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

IMPACT
Decisions have an impact on work processes and outcomes. Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments normally result in serious delays and considerable expenditure of additional time, human resources and funds.

LIAISON
Interacts frequently with internal personnel and outside representatives at various levels. Participates and presents at meetings with internal and external representatives. Interaction typically concerns resolution of operational and scheduling issues.

OPERATIONS INVOLVEMENT/ DIRECT WORK INVOLVEMENT
Develops, coordinates and implements data accumulation and information systems to provide the management visibility for immediate corrective action and cost reduction for quality and reliability issues. Continuously audits all functions/departments in each operating facility against procedural content and affects corrective action of either the applicable procedure or the activity involved. Analyzes all contracts, customer requirements and Engineering Changes to determine quality and specification requirements; alerts those concerned to unusual and costly requirements. Coordinates and controls the status of customer complaints. Develops and directs a Quality Improvement Plan, Provides strategic inputs to assure company maintains a state-of-the-art quality program."

Required Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business or a related field and 10+ years of diverse professional experience in all areas of Finance which may include 5+ years of managing respective area.

Desired Skills:
* Ten or more years of progressively responsible technical experience, including management in quality engineering, reliability, maintainability, product assurance or value based six sigma, software quality assurance, inspection, supplier quality and ISO 9000. At least five years supervisory experience
* Should have a broad knowledge of the defense-oriented electronics development and manufacturing industry
* Should have detailed knowledge of the Quality and Reliability fields, including knowledge of design, manufacturing, and testing methods and procedures

Clearance Level Required at Start Date
Clearable

Minimum Education Requirements
BS/BA Degree or Equivalent

Percent of Travel Required
25%

Work Status
Full-Time

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