The incumbent is responsible for performing quality assurance and inspection functions. This position requires the planning and organizing of inspection standards, methods, and procedures and their implementation ensuring compliance with applicable company and federal regulations, and management specifications. The incumbent is required to monitor, observe and evaluate vendor and on-site maintenance operations; report and recommend changes required to correct deficiencies. This position requires an extensive knowledge of all QMS/Quality Assurance and EMS functions. The Inspector/Auditor reports directly to the Manager, Quality/Process Assurance.
THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING DUTIES. ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY BE IDENTIFIED BY THE ORGANIZATION AND LISTED AS SUCH IN THE INCUMBENT'S PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL ELEMENTS. VARIOUS TASKS MAY BE ASSIGNED UNDER EACH ESSENTIAL FUNCTION. THOSE THAT ARE LISTED UNDER THE EXAMPLES OF WORK ARE NOT ALL INCLUSIVE; THEY ARE EXAMPLES ONLY AND MAY BE AMENDED OR ADDED TO AS NEEDED BY THE ORGANIZATION.
Performs duties as an internal quality auditor, maintains through knowledge of the principles, background and theory of ISO 9001-2000/AS 9100. Performs Internal Audits of the Depots quality management system, develops audit plan and reports, reviews audit reports and corrective action plans. Verifies that objective evidence of non-conformities substantiates audit findings, advises and assists management with ISO 9001-2000 issues as the relate to the QMS. Maintains current technical knowledge of ISO 9001-2000. Prepares audit plans, conducts internal audits. Schedules follow-up audits; to validate corrective action plans, and informs supervisors when corrective actions are not being applied as specified in the specific Corrective Action Plan. Prepares audit plans, reports and accumulates, monitors and performs analyses on a variety of quality data that reflect the quality profile of the Depot quality management system. Performs duties as a contact for the Corrective and Preventative Action Request Program, by issuing CPAR numbers, maintaining CPAR database, conducting follow-ups on corrective actions to ensure actions have been taken before closing of CPARs. Performs other duties as required. Conducts quality evaluation surveys, reviewing work processes being used, safety practices use of and condition of tools, accuracy and conditions of technical references. Prepares reports of discrepancies, follow up on replies and implementation of corrective action. Conducts product quality audits, selecting items to be evaluated, observing teardown, rework and inspection processed. Follows up on replies and implementation of corrective action. Makes arrangements for facilities, other participants, and follows up on replies and implementation of corrective action.
Comprehensive knowledge of established quality assurance methods,principles, and practices to plan accomplish a variety of work assignments. Knowledge of aircraft, related equipment and supplies, including manufacturing and processing methods, testing and inspection techniques, and the interrelationships of functional parts and assemblies.
1. QA technical inspection and audits
2. QMS/EMS internal audits
3. Supplier approval, evaluation and monitoring
4. Corrective/Preventive action
5. Dealing with Coworkers/Customers/Public
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED IN THIS CLASSIFICATION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING TASKS. THESE TASKS MAY BE AMENDED OR OTHER TASKS MAY BE ASSIGNED AS NECESSARY.
INCUMBENT PERFORMS OTHER JOB-RELATED TASKS AS ASSIGNED AND REQUIRED; ANY DUTIES/TASKS INCLUDED IN THE EMPLOYEE'S PERFORMANCE EVALUATION ELEMENTS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THAT EMPLOYEE'S POSITION WITHIN THE JOB CLASSIFICATION.
- Assist in preparing and revision of Quality Assurance Procedures and QA Dept Manual; review annually for currency.
- Assist with preparation and revision of Company Quality Manual/QA & QMS procedures.
- Adhere to corporate Quality standards and procedures to ensure services performed adhere to FAA, customer, and Company standards.
- Maintain liaison with department and program representatives regarding customer reps, sub-contractors, and supplier quality issues.
- Conduct vendor evaluation audits and/or source inspections as appropriate to verify vendor performance/compliance or product quality as applicable.
- Advise IDC on Quality issues related to aircraft parts/systems application.
- Coordinate with corporate, department and program management to insure standards for material certification, identification and traceability meet or exceed FAA and customer requirements.
- Evaluate department and program property control systems to insure compliance with government regulations and contractual requirements.
- Evaluate department and program preservation control systems to insure compliance with government regulations and contractual requirements.
- Evaluate department and program PME control systems to insure compliance with government regulations and contractual requirements.
- Conduct internal ISO quality/environmental system audits.
- Conduct EASA Quality system and type product audits for in-house FAA Repair Stations (Avionics & Component) IAW EASA requirements.
- Evaluate department and program compliance with FAA and customer requirements for segregation of non-conforming materials.
- Support corrective action/preventative action program.
- Assists in maintaining the Central Technical Publications Library including engineering blue print information, technical publications, reference manuals and technical assistance as required.
- Actively supports and promotes the company's continuous process improvement initiatives.
- Actively enforces the company's EEO/Affirmative Action Program.
- Performs job-related special assignments as required.
- Greets visitors, clients and customers.
- Exhibits positive courteous behavior with customers, businesses and coworkers.
- Assists coworkers and those in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary.
- Follows all safety procedures and practices as established by the company and regulatory bodies.
- This job does not have supervisory responsibilities.
The following minimum qualifications have been identified by subject matter expert's (SME'S) who have supervised this position or functioned in the position; they are based on job analysis information supplied by these SME'S. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the VP, Human Resources in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position. If a candidate believes he/she needs a reasonable accommodation to meet these minimum qualifications or, if called for an interview, to attend such an interview, the candidate must notify the VP, Human Resources in writing of the need for the accommodation and identify the specific accommodation requested.
Must be able to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd Shifts depending on customers' requirements
Must be able to work overtime
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Aircraft Maintenance, Avionics or a related field and one (1) years of experience
Graduation from a standard four (4) year high school or equivalent (GED) and three (3) years of experience in work related to the above-described examples.
KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
The following skills and abilities are required:
and supervise the activities of others.
- understand and use the English language both oral and written to communicate information or ideas to other person or persons;
- write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals;
- effectively present information and respond to questions from top management and customers;
- work with mathematical concepts such as probability, and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and algebra;
- to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations;
- solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists;
- interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form;
- read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents;
- respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community;
- define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions;
- interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables;
- respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints;
- planning and organizing;
- indexing and organizing and alphabetizing files, material or data;
- comprehend and process information rapidly and accurately;
- recognize or identify the existence of a problem as well as elements of a problem;
- problem analysis and independent decision making;
- synthesize and retain information and make decisions according to standard policies and procedures;
- determine and manage complex statistical information, operational situations, schedules, coordinate
Knowledge of the following is required:
- apply general concepts or rules to specific cases to proceed from stated premises to their logical conclusions;
- discern priorities;
- write legibly;
- understand and follow directions;
- perform a task in the presence of distracting stimulation or under monotonous conditions without significant loss of thought process and efficiency;
- intra and inter-personal relations;
- perceive and feel such attributes of objects and materials as size, shape, temperature, or texture;
- apply rules or objectives to given information in order to arrange that information in the best or most appropriate sequence;
- manipulate or transform visual images or special patterns or objects into other special arrangements;
- handling stressful situations;
- operate hand and power tools and variety of precision test and measurement equipment;
- travel worldwide with limited notice;
- obtain a DOD secret security clearance, passport, visa,
- create, enter, retrieve and print from software packages such as; Excel and Word;
- interpret drawings, specifications and schematics of airframes, power plants, propellers, aircraft instrument/electronic mechanical components; and
- recognize from technical schematics and drawings not only how one assembly functions but also how various assemblies interact with each other.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- generally accepted accounting principles sufficient to perform the job, duties, and tasks associated with the position;
- field operations and ability to recommend solutions to adverse maintenance trends.
- Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS);
- databases sufficient to perform the job, duties, and tasks associated with the position;
- basic communication fundamentals including LAN and WAN;
- aircraft sheet metal repair;
- component repair;
- instrument, electronic and electrical test equipment;
- military or commercial aviation maintenance;
- U.S. Government regulations for federal contractors and FAA Maintenance programs; and
- aircraft maintenance terminology.
All employees must acquire/maintain IT Level III access to CCAD's IT network.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or smell. The employee is occasionally required to move and/or lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; or risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold or heat; work with explosives; risk of radiation; or vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The noise level can be very loud depending on the location.
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