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Quality Manager - Repair Station

  • Kent, Virginia, United States
  • Jun 12, 2024

Job Description

Position Summary

Parker Aerospace is a global leader in commercial and military aircraft and aeroengine technology. With the addition of Parker Meggitt, the company collaborates with customers to enable engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow.

Are you ready to join an industry-leading global company that believes in empowering its employees? Are you prepared to use your inquisitive nature and strong work ethic to help our team solve the world's greatest engineering challenges?

A career at Parker is rife with rewards and opportunities. But a career at Parker is not for everyone. Finding success at Parker requires dedication and an insatiable desire to win. We seek very smart people who also have the equally impressive characteristic of humility. We solve our customer's challenges as teams, working together to ask the questions that have never been asked before.

Parker understands that solving the world's greatest engineering challenges requires an inquisitive and intelligent workforce, and we invest in our employees to ensure they are the best in the industry. Our global success relies on empowered employees operating in an environment that breeds ideas and solutions, and we take every possible action to ensure this happens.

Quality Manager for Repair Station

Provide leadership and management of the quality function within the Repair Station at the facility, in accordance with all applicable company and U.S. Government regulations, policies, and procedures including FAA, EASA, and CAAC. Responsible for ensuring that quality program policies, plans, standards and requirements are met at the facility. Responsibility includes compliance to all applicable aviation authority requirements including FAA and Part 145 as well as specific customer documents including but not limited to CMMs, ESMs, SRMs.

Scope/ Supervision and Interaction:

Interfaces routinely with all plant functions (engineering, manufacturing, sales/marketing), customers and suppliers. Has management responsibilities for the quality department and reports to the Business Unit Manager and dotted line to the Division Quality Manager.

Functions and Responsibilities
  • Assure quality requirements are adequately defined at all functional levels to permit appropriate quality planning and verification of compliance. Coordinate TQM efforts across business units.
  • Identify, develop and implement new methods of quality management and systems, and audit existing systems to meet division initiatives, ISO9000, and other customer requirements.
  • Provide quality-oriented leadership in achieving facility quality objectives. Interfaces with internal and external customers to provide comprehensive responses and technical assistance regarding quality systems and/or products.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance activities for all purchased material, equipment, parts, and processing. Manage supplier quality audits and corrective action plans. Integrate and monitor supplier quality performance with divisional objectives.
  • Utilize automated systems where available to proactively plan, implement and track quality systems and processes.
  • Maintain the highest degree of customer service, throughput, quality, cost reduction and people productivity.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job - four plus years applicable experience in a world-class manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts. Effective facilitation and coaching skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience in Total Quality concepts and ISO procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience with statistical improvement methods, and corrective action development experience.
  • Managerial experience, with demonstrated ability to provide leadership and motivation to employees.
  • Limited travel will be required.

We offer a comprehensive and competitive total compensation package. See what we have to offer!

  • Benefits: Our benefits start on day 1 of employment! We offer 2 medical plan networks, each with 4 plan designs - you'll be sure to find the healthcare plan that fits your life! With each medical plan network, there are plans that include a Health Savings Account and a Health Reimbursement Account. You can choose from 3 dental plan options and vision coverage as well. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts for both Childcare and Healthcare expenses as well as optional Supplemental Medical Benefits (Critical Illness, Accidental Injury & Hospital Indemnity). Reduced healthcare premiums offered with a wellness incentive credit. Our company provided Life Insurance (1x annual salary), Accidental Life & Dismemberment Insurance, Short Term and Long-Term Disability insurance are available to employees.
  • Bonus: This position receives a 12.5% Annual Cash Incentive Plan, which is a bonus based on division performance.
  • Retirement: Our 401k offers up to 5% Employer match with an annual Retirement Income Account (RIA) contribution of 3%.
  • Time Off: To help promote a healthy work/life balance, this position receives 120 hours of Paid Time Off.
  • Holidays: Up to 14 Paid Holidays, including paid time off every year between Christmas and New Year's.
  • Parental Leave: 4 weeks Paid parental leave at 100% of your pay when you have a new addition to your family.
  • Education: Ongoing education is supported through our Educational Reimbursement program.
  • Extras: Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance programs, financial guidance resources, paid jury duty time, bereavement time and volunteer time, as well as paid days off for citizenship testing, marriage and birth. Free membership to Care.com, and optional legal coverage were additions to our benefits package this year.
  • Certain positions may be offered relocation assistance and/or stock options.

The wage range for this role considers allowances for a number of factors, including but not limited to required experience, skill level, prior training, licensure/certifications, education and other business needs. A reasonable estimate of the current range is \$98,429 - \$164,140.

Drug-Free Workplace
In accordance with Parker's policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements. Completion of a U.S. Export Compliance Notice is required. Prospective employees must identify their status as a U.S. or Foreign Person, as well as their country of citizenship and residence.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf (06/20/2006) (C/O July 2015)