Job Summary The Quality Assurance Director directs activities to ensure program Quality Management System is both robust and properly implemented. Develop metrics and systems to monitor continuing QMS effectiveness. Principal Accountabilities (Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Supervise/Manage QA functions for scheduled/unscheduled maintenance IAW with the CNAFINST 4790.2 Series, Contractor GOP’s and applicable T/M/S Maintenance Instruction Manual (MIMs)/Tech Pubs.
Perform CNAFINST 4790.2 Series SOP monitoring, quarterly audits, trend analysis.
Scheduled/unscheduled NDI inspections, and draft QA related Naval messages identified in the CNAFINST 4790.2 Series.
QAR’s will notify the Government Oversight QAR’s of all Flight Critical, Safety of Flight, and mandatory QA inspections, including FCF Briefs / Debriefs.
Ensure contractor QA personnel are present on the hangar bay for all maintenance requiring hydraulic power on aircraft.
Ensure all QAR’s assigned to the contractor maximize maintainer interaction and hangar deck/flight line supervision (defined as >50% of working day), observing and inspecting during maintenance evolutions.
Perform or delegate hourly verification of “in-work” or “out-of-work” status on aircraft with NALCOMIS status of same maintenance.
Knowledge & Skills
Capable of performing the functions and be knowledgeable of aviation ground safety and management.
Shall posses or can qualify for a U.S. states driver license
Experience & Education
Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline is highly preferred, High School graduate or equivalent required.
Shall possess an extensive background in the field of aircraft maintenance and quality assurance with a minimum of 15 years of experience with 10 years of the last 15 years in direct aircraft maintenance repair and inspection.
Of the ten years of experience in aircraft maintenance and quality assurance, six years shall be in a supervisory position that included responsibility for assigning quality assurance program workloads as well as performing quality assurance monitoring functions.
Must have experience supervising quality assurance personnel supporting scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
Experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.
Must have experienced interpreting technical publications, blueprints, wiring diagrams, aperture cards, and inspection findings; and have complete knowledge and understanding of aircraft logs and records.
Shall have sufficient knowledge and experience to effectively assume responsibility for the overall quality of the Contractor maintenance effort in accordance with the CNAFINST 4790.2 Series.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally