Job Summary The Quality Assurance Supervisor is responsible for assigning jobs for inspectors in the accomplishment of inspections and requirements identified in the Perfomance work statement and standard set within the assigned work area. Principal Accountabilities (Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Assist aircraft maintenance with investigations and studies.
Reviews QA database and inspection summary inputs for accuracy and content.
Prepares monthly inspection schedule and balances daily workload to ensure all inspections are recorded and completed on time.
Assists in trending analysis on Cat II major discrepancies and other high-carded items missed during the month.
Establish procedures for inspectors to document completed inspections.
Responsible for on the job training as required.
Provide duties as a weight and balance technician as required by workload.
Brief and debrief aircrews for FCF/OCF and in flight emergencies as required.
Responsible for maintaining control and approval processes of all aircraft maintenance locally manufactured tools.
In absence of QA Manager, the Supervisor performs duties of wing dropped object reporting, aircraft mishap, maintenance assist request and significant event reporting to CNATRA/DCMA with specified time.
Performs other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
Knowledge of safety and operating procedures for aircraft.
Knowledge of applicable publications, drawings, diagrams and schematics.
Knowledge of customer and/or company forms required by work requirements.
Ability and experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.
Excellent communication, effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment
Experience & Education
High School Diploma or equivalent
Ten (10) years aviation experience, with 2 of those years in a supervisory capacity.
Prior experience as an Aviation Inspector
Prior aircraft experience with quality systems that meet FAA requirements.
Experience working with and interpreting, precision measurement instruments.
FAA Airframes and Power Plants License (A&P) preferred or documented aircraft hands-on senior supervisory experience in the military, or commercial aviation operation.
Formal or Specialized Training or Equivalent FOD and TCP Awareness
AS9100C Program Awareness Security Clearance Awareness
Operational Risk Management, Anti-Terrorism, and Security/Safety Training
Extensive working knowledge of MDR, MS, SCIR, and NAVFLIR as referenced in CNAFINST 4790.2 series as well as OPNAVINST 3710.7 series and OPNAVINST 3750.6 series.
Must have in-depth operational knowledge of the Naval Aviation VIDS/MAF operating procedures.
Must be able to meet any Government / Company licensing / qualification requirements for the position.
Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Generally works in normal office environment, but may be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions