Director, Quality Engineering

United Technologies Corporation Foley , AL 36536

Posted 6 months ago

Date Posted:
2019-05-13-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HAL02: Aerostructures-Foley 1300 West Fern Ave, Foley, AL, 36535 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems we're driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Collins Aerospace's Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world's newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we're not stopping there: we're working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we're pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

You could be a great fit for our Quality organization if:

  • You take immense satisfaction and pride in the quality of your work.

  • You're the first to point out opportunities for continuous improvement (even outside of worknot at all to the annoyance of your friends and family).

  • You understand the absolute importance of adhering to complianceall while making your customers proud by achieving a zero-defect quality delivery plan.

OK. We got it. You live and breathe Quality. So do we! For us at Collins Aerospace, quality is personal. People's lives and safety depend on the quality of our products. From the child flying for the first time, to the men and women who save lives, to the astronaut exploring outer space what we do matters, every day. If you checked the boxes above, we invite you to join the Quality organization as we work to be the best aerospace company for the world by delighting our customers with 100 percent on-time delivery and zero defect parts.

Role Overview

This position owns the execution of long-term Quality Engineering strategy and operational direction. May lead multiple teams, directing Quality Engineering for an organization of significant size. Sets strategies and develops operational plans to develop, modify, apply and maintain quality evaluation, control systems and protocols. Provides guidance and leadership across the organization in the implementation of corrective actions for design problems for internally produced products and processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establishes and implements Quality Engineering strategy aimed at reducing nonconformities and ensuring quality standards are in effect.

  • Leads the design and implementation of solutions to significantly complex and program-level nonconformities and to satisfy key quality issues raised by customers.

  • Drives the development of test and inspection plans, methods and technologies to assure the reliability and conformance of products and processes.

  • Provides guidance and leadership for the identification and management of risk in product development, driving utilization of UPPAP core elements (e.g. PFMEA, MSA, Process Flow and Control Plans, etc.).

  • Oversees Escape management procedures, root cause analysis, and developing recommendations for corrective action for design problems for internally produced products & processes.

  • Leads teams responsible for ensuring all requirements are met for work transfer and process change management including Resourcing Gate and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) acceptance.

  • Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation, control systems and protocols for materials being processed into partially finished or finished products.

  • Working with product design and specification, devises testing plans, methods and equipment to assure reliability of product Collaborates internally to ensure quality standards are in effect.

  • Ensures that projects and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and/or contracts.

  • Identifies and manages risk in product development primarily utilizing and driving UPPAP core elements (e.g. PFMEA, MSA, Process Flow and Control Plans, etc.).

  • Develops proactive quality initiative strategies and drives their implementation.

  • Performs Escape management procedures, root cause analysis, and recommends corrective action for design problems for internally produced products & processes.

  • Ensures all requirements are met for work transfer and process change management including Resourcing Gate and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) acceptance.

  • Designs and implements product engineering changes to satisfy quality issues raised by customers.

  • Responsible for both Program and Product Quality Engineering.

  • Responsible for development of new inspection technologies or methodologies to assure product conformance.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor's degree and 12 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 16 years of relevant experience is required.

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At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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