VP Quality ~ Cargo Division

OSI Systems Billerica , MA 01821

Posted 2 months ago

Rapiscan Systems | AS&E is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud. We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technologyor multiple X-ray technologiesto address each customer's unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.

The VP Quality - Cargo Division is responsible for leading and executing the quality strategy for the Cargo Division; with substantial focus on Engineering and Manufacturing practices and processes at two sites (Boston MA and Stoke on Trent, UK).

Job Description

  • Recommend and implement corporate global quality strategy.

  • Interface with customers and lead customer complaints resolution and feedback.

  • Select and maintain best practice Global Quality and processes in support of the global quality policy.

  • Responsible Management Representative in all matters relating to the QMS.

  • Oversee and implement the company quality system and quality manual.

  • Establish new processes and implement effective change management.

  • Ensure that the quality management system is compliant with all applicable industry, local, national, and international regulatory requirements and standards such as AS9100 and ISO 9001.

  • Maintain a quality assessment system to monitor corporate objectives.

  • Ensure that products meet customers' needs and expectations to fulfill corporate quality objectives.

  • Continuously seek innovative ways to improve business productivity through the introduction of new quality system technologies, methods and controls.

  • Establish product and processes metrics that effectively measure and improve performance.

  • Communicate to the organization the status and performance of the Quality Management System.

  • Monitor technology trends such as emerging standards and new technology opportunities.

  • Manage resources based on work level demands and budgetary constraints.

  • Develop and effectively manage operating, staffing, and capital projects budgets.

  • Establish and achieve annual department operating objectives and plans.

  • Leads the supplier quality assurance program and continuous improvement plans through the application of quality tools and techniques.

  • Leads the quality production program to ensure conformity of purchased material and final products to quality standards.

  • Drive transparency and visibility of quality concerns.

  • It is the responsibility of every Rapiscan/AS&E employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.

  • Uphold the Company's core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.

  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Company's Code of Ethics and Conduct.

  • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.

  • Ensure that direct report(s) are trained and evaluated on their knowledge and adherence to the company's values, Code of Ethics and Conduct, and applicable compliance policies.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferrably in Quality Assurance/Quality Control; Master's Degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in a managerial role.

  • 10 years of working experience in a complex capital equipment manufacturing environment or equivalent professional knowledge.

  • Aerospace, Defense or Security experience a plus.

  • Thorough understanding of problem solving methods i.e. Six Sigma, 8D, root cause analysis, and the associated statistical tools used to analyze problems, evaluate and complete improvement projects.

  • Detailed understanding of the key phases and requirements of an effective new product development and launch methodology.

  • Detailed knowledge of industry and customer specific quality registration schemes and certification processes.

  • Detailed knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements.

  • Thorough knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to process/product variability, and root cause and corrective action determination.

  • Thorough understanding of engineering design and product reliability concepts and tool sets.

  • Ability to read engineering drawings.

  • Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams.

  • Thorough understanding of AS9100 and ISO 9001 standards and the AS9100/ISO9001 certification process.

  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and ability to walk throughout the facility.

  • Position resides in Boston (Cargo HQ). Must be able to travel often to manufacturing site in Stoke on Trent, UK. Travel of 2-3 weeks per month to the UK site for first several months in the position.

This position includes an education verification as part of our background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Poster Link: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.


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