5 days old

Manager, Quality

Clifton, NJ 07013

Job Title: Manager, Quality

Job Code: SAS20201805-45638

Job Location: Clifton, N.J.

Job Description: Manager, Quality Management

Responsible for the development, implementation, leadership, and measurement of total quality management programs and Six Sigma initiatives. Leads projects, provides training, logistical and infrastructural assistance for quality initiatives. Ensures internal, customer, regulatory and 3rd party requirements are defined, measured, and continuously improved. Leads root cause and corrective action to address product and process non-conformances and compliance gaps.  Drives early cross functional engagement initiatives to ensure quality is built into the design and processes. Is responsible for developing and implementing inspection planning, testing and evaluation methods to verify product repeatability and reproducibility. Develops budget, monitors expenditures and leads a Quality team or department which may comprise Quality Engineering, Software Quality Engineering, Supplier Quality Engineering, Quality Control, and/or Operational Excellence. May oversee program/project execution through review of proposals and completion of gate reviews.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages and coordinates the Quality Control functions within L3Harris - Electronic Warfare.
  • Lead mentor and coach for the Quality Control Department. Identifies and resolves training opportunities 
  •  Collaborate with teammates to continuously improve quality and manufacturing processes and products.
  • Support customer inspections of products for verification/validation and customer acceptance
  • Monitor and supply monthly summary reporting of key process metrics.
  • Drive advanced product quality planning throughout the product maturity cycle
  • Value added participation and collaboration in program reviews, metrics reporting, budgeting, and manufacturing meetings.
  • Application of root cause analysis, lean/six sigma methods and corrective actions
  • Exceptional problem solving/avoidance capability
  • Benchmarking and adapting industry best practices to drive state of the art quality management standard work
  • Teaming with operations and supply chain to drive counterfeit parts avoidance and prevention, mistake and error proofing, and lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Engaged in operating income initiatives, reducing operations costs and increasing efficiency
  • Material Review Board process management
  • ISO/AS 9100 compliance and auditing


    • Clearance if required: Secret
    • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years prior related experience. Graduate
      Degree with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
    • 12 years of Quality or experience within the aerospace/defense industry.
    • Mastery of Quality Control Principals and hardware products.
    • Knowledgeable and experienced working within an AS9100 Quality Management System environment.
    • Excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills.
    • Ability to manage and work effectively within a team.
      • Six Sigma, continuous improvement and experience, including auditing experience.
      • Proficient in all MS Office Applications.

        Preferred Additional Skills:

        • Ability to effectively manage a team
        • Experience with Supplier flow down requirements.
        • Space and defense industry experience is preferred 
        • Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Outlook.
        • Ability to work with limited supervision. No instructions needed on routine work and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments. 
        • Experience with government property inventory management would be beneficial.
        • Good communicator, self-motivated, attention to detail.


Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-21

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