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Dir, Quality

MEGGITT • Akron, OH

Posted 11 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Other Great Industries
QA - Quality Control

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Job Description

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Quality Director leads and directs the quality operations within a large business unit or group of businesses in accordance with the company's strategic objectives. Increases interdepartmental cooperation and focuses the attitude on quality. Ensures products and processes are in compliance with regulations, specifications, contract requirements and quality system standards.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Implements quality policies consistent with customer requirements, quality regulations and the company procedures
  • Establishes and maintains an organization capable of adapting to a dynamic business / manufacturing environment which focuses on continuous improvement, good communication, professionalism and efficiency
  • Evaluates internal compliance to all requirements, identifies areas requiring corrective action, and follows through to ensure effectiveness of improvements
  • Monitors new manufacturing technology and identifies potential uses and benefits for application within the company
  • Focuses the organization on continuous improvement and utilizes the company tools and techniques to identify, develop, and implement strategy, policy, processes, tools, metrics, action plans and countermeasures
  • Creates a comprehensive quality plan to roll out improvement initiatives over each yearly cycle
  • Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
  • Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations

Years' Experience:10 - 15 years of relevant experience

Skills:

  • Experience providing strategic leadership and developing comprehensive budgets
  • Solid aerospace experience (military and commercial)
  • Strong team development and management skills to enable the creation of a highly capable and sustainable Quality Function
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze and determine methods and procedures
  • Ability to prioritize competing commitments in line with departmental and/or corporate objectives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job ID: 36764
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