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Manager, Quality

Tucson, AZ 85701

Manages the total quality function of a plant or group of plants within the site aircraft maintenance function, supervise and coordinate. Ensures adherence to and compliance with established company quality policies, practices, standard operating procedures (SOP) and government regulations. Ensures quality of materials purchased, processed, manufactured and/or distributed by the company. May be responsible for on-site training.

Develops, modifies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing maintenance quality systems within established FAA, company and customer standards. Implements program quality plans, programs, and procedures. Ensures that maintenance actions and procedures conform to established manufacturer, company and FAA regulatory standards. Reviews, analyzes and reports on quality and safety discrepancies related to aircraft maintenance action processes.  Investigates problems and develops disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies. Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor, and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met.

Recommends corrective actions, disposition and modifications. Responsible for the Maintenance Quality, Safety and Hazardous Material, Analysis, Training, Functional Check Flight, Publications/Technical Orders, and Environmental Protection Programs. Performs inspections and critical task inspections. Reports to the Program Quality Assurance Manager. Performs other assigned duties as directed by management.


  • Coordinates approval and ensures currency of  Maintenance and Work Instructions, and quality procedures.
  • Develops inspection, audit, and monitoring schedules to determine the condition of assigned equipment and proficiency of  maintenance personnel
  • Performs quality audits of all sections of maintenance sites
  • Performs aircraft weight and balance as required
  • Ensures proper execution of FAA Form 337
  • Provides guidance on technical matters for the aircraft
  • Ensures all Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directives are up to date for all aircraft assigned
  • Coordinates field approvals, FAR interpretations, etc with FAA
  • Monitors performance of subordinate Inspectors
  • Performs vendor audits as required
  • Provides timely Quality Maintenance Evaluation Program reports
  • Implements all aspects of the Safety Program
  • Provides safety awareness education
  • Ensures Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance.
  • Implements the Installation HAZMAT Program to comply with Environmental Protection Programs
  • Responsible for Deficiency and Maintenance Analysis and Data Base Management.
  • Provides summaries, analyses, and other data necessary for the Contract Site Manager to determine the quality of the overall maintenance effort.
  • Recommends changes to processes and programs for the Program Quality Assurance Managers approval.
  • Ensure Maintenance/Work Instructions and Quality Procedures reflect most current policy and procedures.
  • Assists in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks.
  • Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention  and safety at all times.
  • Assist with aircraft servicing, launch and recovery, corrosion control and inspections
  • Performs other duties and supervisory functions as  assigned.
  • Maintain strict compliance with company and government Communications Security (COMSEC) policies and procedures

    BS in related discipline with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience required or HS Diploma with ten (8) years’ experience required. 

    • Must have minimum of five (5) years hands-on aircraft maintenance experience as practicing FAA A&P (5+ years in Aircraft      Quality Control/Assurance and have supervisory /management experience  preferred)
    • Three (3) years’ experience on Gulfstream aircraft required
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret government security clearance
    • Must be able to work day shift, night shift and weekend duty and travel as part of maintenance recovery team as required
    • Must have in depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives
    • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
    • Must have a current civilian driver’s license, and be  able to obtain and maintain a government flight line driver’s license
    • Must have in-depth working knowledge (aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards) of flight line operations
    • Must have in depth working knowledge of aircraft  technical orders/job guides/publications-read, interpret, follow and      comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts and technical publications
    • Must have working knowledge (input and extract data)  of computers
    • Must be willing and able to work with job related hazardous materials
    • Must be willing and able to conduct specialty on the job training
    • CONUS and OCONUS deployments may be required

      L-3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

      L3 Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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