BAE Systems is looking for a qualified professional to join our team for an exciting opportunity supporting sustainment efforts for the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile weapon system. The Minuteman III is a 1970s era weapon system and is scheduled to be retained as the United States military's prompt, global strike deterrent system until at least 2030. This activity is identified as the Integration Support Contract (ISC). The Quality Assurance (QA) Manager has a unique opportunity to lead a team in enhancing the BAE's Quality Management System and improve the company's position continued growth and excellence. The position is located at Hill AFB, Utah.
The Quality assurance manager plays a crucial role in the organization by ensuring that products meet certain thresholds of acceptability. The QA manager plans, directs, and coordinates quality assurance programs and formulates quality control policies. The QA Manager also works to improve the organization's efficiency and profitability by reducing waste. Specific responsibilities and competencies include:
Oversee the Quality Management System
Stay abreast of internal, external and international rules and regulations pertaining to the business area. This includes AS9100 and CMMI 2.0 for Services.
Promote a culture and inspire the organization to adopt a quality mindset and challenge teams to be critical, disciplined, and continually strive for excellence. Lead the QA team in the review, analysis, and reporting of quality discrepancies and data related to production.
Present and report data to leadership on recurring basis.
Lead investigations into identified problems and develop disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies
Lead process improvement efforts to include development of corrective actions, dispositions, process optimization, and modifications
Supervise, train, and mentor assigned staff, to include direct reports and matrixed personnel. Conduct hiring, terminations, and other related people management functions.
Pursuant to government contract, this position requires US Citizenship status
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
BS and 8+ years experience or Masters and 6+ years experience;
Working knowledge of ISO 9001, AS 9100, and CMMI 2.0 SVC Standards;
Hands on experience in risk management and analysis;
Process metrics and analysis
Working knowledge of root cause analysis, problem solving and statistical methods as applied to process and product quality.
Reliability assessment experience and statistical analysis skills including a working knowledge of CPI/LSS tools and techniques
Hands on knowledge in the effective use of Corrective and Preventative actions
Technical problems solving
Inspection and testing techniques
Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access
Excellent time management and organizational skills
A self-starter with the ability to work independent
Communication skills: oral, writing, and presentation
The applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. An active Secret clearance is preferred but not required.
Preferred Skills and Education
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
BS/MS in an Engineering discipline from an ABET accredited University
Knowledge and experience of nuclear weapon systems, specifically ICBM MMIII
Experience with Air Force Weapon Systems OSS&E roles and responsibilities
Lead Auditor certification in ISO9001 or AS9100
Experience auditing Quality Management Systems conformance for internal/external business entities
Experience with the Air Force Systems Engineering Assessment Model
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.
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