Quality Operations Manager- Aerospace Greater Bridgeport, CT

Ready to take over the Quality Manager position within a short time frame? This is the most profitable divisions in the international corporation, with 150 employees and about $70MM in sales. This manufacturer of aerospace components, a division of a $595MM publicly held corporation, doubled sales over a ten year period, and some of their contracts run past 2020. Their customers include a long list of Fortune 50 aerospace corporations. The aggressive parent corporation has had a goal of making one acquisition a year to increase market share, and they have met this goal for at least the past eight years. You will handle the day-to-day operations of 15 quality staff, including supervisors, and an auditor, all working to AS9100, NADCAP specifications. You will also be in charge of the homegrown quality management system, will conduct some external quality audits, gather, manipulate, and interpret data, use quality planning tools like PFMEAs, control plans, measurement system analysis, and process capability studies to improve product flow. You will also be responsible for program launches, and much more. Travel is expected to be only 10% of the time. The first major project will be to analyze data to reduce rework orders. The Quality Manager has been told by corporate that they have plans for him, so this new hire should manage the entire group soon. Salary ranges from $90,000 to $115,000, depending on level of experience. Benefits include Aetna Choice POS II Medical, Met Life Dental, vision care, tuition aid, and 401(k) plan. Relocation assistance is available. They shy away from folks who change jobs every year or two.
Requires permanent U.S. residency, considerable quality supervisory experience with a manufacturer machining aerospace parts to ISO 9001 and AS9100 standards, ability to read blueprints, a polished appearance, and fine interpersonal skills. They specifically requested someone strong in data analysis, mentioning “key process indicators”. A four-year degree is preferred, but they will consider equivalent experience.

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