Quality Systems Manager

Mercury Systems Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Leading supplier of commercial, open architecture IF processing & digitization products for EW, SIGINT and Radar markets. We develop leading edge technology, products, and solutions for the defense and national security markets. We are at the core of the Mercury Sensor Chain.

Quality Assurance: Develops, implements and maintains technical company and regulatory quality assurance and control systems in the manufacturing facility. Defines and specifies the implementation of standards, methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision, accuracy and reliability of Company products. Ensures activities and items are in compliance with both company quality assurance standards/specifications and applicable government regulations/standards such as GMPs and ISO regulations. Performs analysis and identifies trends in the inspection of finished products, in-process materials and bulk raw materials, and recommends corrective actions when necessary. May organize, document, and interpret inspection support documents and records.

Bring your expertise in Quality Management to a robustly growing organization to ensure that we bolster our reputation for high quality work in service of end applications where failure is not an option. The candidate will be in charge of the BU Quality Management System (QMS) and its adherence to customer and applicable standard requirements in close collaboration with the management team.

His/Her main responsibilities will be to:

  • Maintain the BU/Site(s) QMS certification (AS9100) and implement new ones relevant to the Aviation, Defense Industry or contractually requested (Nadcap, etc.) requirements.

  • Manage the Internal Audits Plan and the right execution of the associated corrective action plans.

  • Ensure the interface between the BU/Site(s) and Corporate Quality for the Mercury Corporate Quality initiatives.

  • Support the Corporate QMS implementation and deployment of Corporate Procedures for the BU/Site(s)

  • Co-ordinates the collection, preparation, and presentation of management review inputs.

  • Organize management reviews in accordance with the defined scope and schedule.

  • Perform the periodic analysis of Customer satisfaction through their Quality scorecards.

  • Support and control eventual recovery plans with the agreement of the General Manager.

  • Ensure that Corporate Dashboards are completed correctly and timely.

  • Drive Continual Improvement through evaluation of the leading KPIs and realization of 5M analysis.

  • Represent the BU/Site(s) in front of Customers on Quality related topics.

  • Provide his/her support as a quality expert in all activities such as internal audits, First Article Inspection (FAI), evaluation of suppliers and participation in the release of products and related documents


  • AS9100D expert with electronics manufacturing experience required.

  • 5+ years of experience as quality manager in aerospace or defense industry.

  • Ability to work independently with a strong attention to detail, multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Ability to see overall impact of corrective action cases and identify similarities and trends

  • Ability to review procedures and identify potential conflict with other procedures

  • Ability to enforce processes firmly, yet tactfully

  • Ability to make technical decisions in the context of business needs and expectations

  • Strong math and analytical skills

  • Power user of MS Office

  • Ability to coach and teach internal associates

  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external clients

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Experience with the Atlassian toolsuite (jira and confluence) and Jama a plus


  • B.S. Degree in a relevant technical discipline

  • Post education in quality management, including quality auditor training and qualification.

  • US Citizen, able to obtain a security clearance.

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Quality Systems Manager

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