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The Operations Strategic Support Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution - from technologies and investments to supply chain, manufacturing and test operations, facilities management, and information technology services.
Supervisor II - Receiving Inspection
Are you a natural leader with inspection or quality engineering experience that has a passion to embrace and encourage change? Do you have a passion for quality and see the value of inspection as risk reduction for an organization?
The Receiving Inspection Supervisor will be responsible for leading a campus group of inspectors and Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) programmers as they inspect received procured product and verify certification and test reports. This is a high-mix, low-volume environment with dynamic priorities and business needs. The supervisor will work with the inspection leads to manage day to day tactical issues and work with the other campus inspection supervisor to coordinate and allocate resources. The supervisor will also be the interface of Receiving Inspection to the business and field material visibility, availability, and cycle time questions. The position will report to the Manager of MQA Receiving Inspection.
You will be an essential part of the front end of the Integrated Supply Chain - where all the material enters the product realization process and upon where the company relies to ensure compliant parts are delivered on time. You will be a key part of Ball's procurement risk management that enables our competitive edge and reduces the risk to programs, our customers, and the warfighter.
What You'll Do:
Tactically supervise a diverse group of broadly experienced inspectors with eclectic skill sets and varying proficiency.
Interact with Supply Chain Management (SCM), Program Planning and Engineering, Mission Assurance, and Supply Chain Quality Engineering to address supplier hardware and data inspection requirements, schedule requirements and expedites, and product deficiencies.
Supervise the product flow of receiving inspection, monitor and address anomalous part flow, identify, devise, and implement process and fidelity improvements, and address staffing and workload.
Address personnel performance issues and participate in the hiring and review processes.
Ensure department policies and procedures are followed and work with management to address issues and improvement opportunities.
Will assist in representing the Receiving Inspection department in customer audits and improvement initiatives.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.
What You'll Need:
BS/BA in a related field plus 4 or more years related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Experience in Aerospace and Defense industry preferred.
Appreciate and value the contributions and diversity of thought and backgrounds of the people in the many functions that you touch. You will need to appreciate the hard work and reasons that have led to where we are today, and that the future depends on the cultivation and motivation of every employee.
The ability to understand, the value and application of work instructions and checklists, and the need to improve consistency, fidelity, and efficiency of inspection processes.You will need the ability to quickly learn and master electronic information systems and tools.
Experience doing and/or directing inspection activities and be able to articulate your experience recording inspection results, performing inspection operations, interpreting specifications, and using electronic information systems. Experience includes the use of measurement tools and equipment (MT&E) such as calipers, micrometers, pin gages, gage blocks, optical comparators, CMMs, LCR meters, XRF machines, and special tooling, their applications, limitations, and procedures for use.
Experience with non-conformances and associated processes and control, non-conforming hardware and processing dispositions.
Demonstrate effective skills or experiences in handling challenging supervision/personnel issues.
Possess the ability to communicate clearly and professionally in both written and oral formats.
Proficiency using Windows and common Microsoft Office applications especially Excel and SharePoint.
Experience with raw materials and certifications, a wide range of electronic and mechanical components, optics, machined components and electronic assemblies preferred.
An understanding of metrology concepts, and experience dealing with calibration failures, impact analysis, and containment preferred.
ASQ certification(s) such as Certified Manager of Quality, Certified Quality Technician Certified Quality Inspector, Certified Quality Engineer preferred.
Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Relocation for this position is available.
US CITIZENSHIP MAY BE REQUIRED
Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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