Quality Control Manager - Machine Shop / CMM & Surface Finishing Inspection

United Technologies   •  

Oakville, ON

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

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In this position you will be reporting to the Associate Director, Site Quality. As the Quality Control Manager -- Machine Shop / CMM and Surface Finishing Inspection, you will be responsible for ensuring that all work performed by the Quality Control Supervisors and Inspectors is performed in a manner compliant with approved technical data, QMS requirements and company policies and procedures.

  • Manage and coordinate the activities of the Quality Control teams in the Machine Shop / CMM and Surface Finishing Inspection.
  • Planning, managing and executing actions to ensure compliance with regulatory, quality management systems, customer and process approval.
  • Provide leadership to the Quality Control staff including mentoring, coaching, training, recruiting, performance management and employee development.
  • Act as the primary focal for Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) on the Shop Floor, including working with the team to drive continuous improvement through ZDP, driver measures, open team dialogue and bias for action.
  • Promote synergies and teamwork across the three quality controls teams.
  • Confer with other departments to achieve on time delivery & operations commitments.
  • Act as the primary focal for UPPAP on the Shop Floor.
  • Follow UTAS quality procedures and specific instructions.
  • Ensure First Article Inspection (FAI) of Landing Gear Detail Parts are planned & completed to drawings / models as per AS9102 for all make parts.
  • Responsible for the inspection activities & acceptance of detail parts in machining; from forging to Surface Finishing Inspection, including inter-site off loads.
  • Evaluate products & processes for acceptance criteria, initiate Corrective Actions where required to remove (or mitigate) root causes.
  • Act pro-actively to ensure safe work environment through formal audits & continuous contact with shop floor QC work areas.
  • Coordinate overtime, vacation schedules & necessary coverage.
  • Ensure QC technicians have clear expectations, focus & sufficient resources to complete assigned tasks and direct 5S workplace organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree, ideally in an engineering or technical discipline and 5 years of relevant experience OR in the absence of a degree 9 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum 5 years management experience in a quality control / manufacturing environment, preferably aerospace.
  • Strong lean manufacturing or Six Sigma experience.
  • Excellent people and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong ability to interpret technical and regulatory data accurately
  • Strong knowledge of blueprints and geometric tolerance
  • Demonstrated bias for action in a team environment
  • Successful candidate must meet all requirements under ITAR and CGD