Quality Assurance Manager (RTL)
11 - 15 years experience • IT Consulting/Services
Job Tracking ID: RTL:17-010
RT Logic is a leading supplier of ground signal processing systems (RF, DSP, and digital domains) for satellite operations including factory test, launch, business operations, and assured mission capabilities. Our technology also supports non-space applications. We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager!
This position will be responsible for:
-Leading the effort to integrate quality into our culture and everyday work activities by:
-- Providing dynamic and energetic leadership to the Quality Assurance organization
-- Working with senior management to define and implement a strategic vision for quality improvement
-Ensuring compliance with ISO9001:2015 at our Colorado Springs CO, Denver CO, and Chantilly VA offices. This includes items such as:
-- Developing, planning and conducting ISOaudits internally and for third parties
-- Responding to external audit non-conformances
-- Conducting annual quality system reviews
-- Developing and tracking annual quality objectives
-- Maintaining and updatingISO-related process documents.
-Managing and tracking Corrective and Preventive actions with input from the engineering staff and support programs through QA planning, interaction with customers to address quality issues, supporting customer on-site visits and customer surveys, and witnessing formal testing.
-Establishing and maintaining a software quality system that improves product quality and customer satisfaction
-Ensuring inspections are performed on hardware systems including verifying compliance to drawings
-Ensuring final QA inspections on all delivered and returned equipment
-Supporting and ensuring QA Release inspections on all shipments and support programs by witnessing formal testing when required.
-Interacting with customers to address quality issues, on-site visits and surveys and present quality system overviews to customers.
-Ensuring our ESD program is compliant with ANSI/ESD S20.20-2007.
-Documenting and following-up on Corrective and Preventive Actions taken including reporting of verification actions.
-Providing quality metrics that show the health of the quality system
-Leading a team that is focused on process improvement projects, including tracking the status and documenting the results of PI actions
-Training personnel on company processes and brief the health and status of the QA program as needed.
-15% to 25% travelrequired.
Experience and Skills:
-BS or MS in Engineering / Computer Science (or equivalent) or MBA, and 12+ years of related experience is a must.
-In-depth knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 including planning and performing internal audits, developing and tracking Quality Objectives, Quality System review, developing and maintaining processes, and conducting external audits.
-Knowledge of standard coding lifecycles and practices. Knowledge of ISO/IEC 12207:2008 a plus.
-Experience in software and hardware CM practices including the use of CM tools such as subversion.
-Experience with using ERP systems to collect data and track issues is required. Previous experience with Epicor a plus.
-Knowledge of military, IEEE standards and ANSI/ESD S20.20
-Basic knowledge of how Printed Circuit Assemblies are designed including Gerber files and schematics
-Knowledge of soldering techniques including surface mount soldering to be used to evaluate and provide input to PCA contract manufacturers and knowledge of hand soldering specifications such as J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610
U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Additional Information: Job Level: Management
Number of Openings: 1
Years of Experience: More than 10 Years
Level of Education: BA/BS
Starting Date : ASAP