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Honeywell Quality Engineering Manager in Olathe, Kansas

The Quality Engineering Manager develops and leads the site Quality Management System to assure that manufacturing processes will produce products that meet required Product Standards as described in AS9100 and Quality Assurance Manual. This is a key change agent position accountable for results with minimal guidance, in the assigned areas of responsibilities. This position will be responsible for developing strategies, priorities and directing implementation in the assigned areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading and mentoring a team of direct and indirect team members

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Nadcap, AS9100, and Industry regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinate and conduct customer and accreditation audits. Enhance and implement the internal audit system and associated corrective actions.

  • Coordination of activities and compliance with regulatory entities such as FAA, EASA, and Military agencies.

  • Interprets pertinent customer, corporate and division quality standards for plant personnel; develops and maintains site procedures and processes in support of division Quality Assurance Manual.

  • Leads and promotes the quality assurance philosophy including preventive quality systems.

  • Implements/maintains procedures for inspection, disposition and record retention for incoming raw materials and components, reviews quality issues with suppliers and provides supplier surveillance assistance as needed.

  • Proactively involved in corrective action and problem-solving strategies. Actively pursues and identifies root cause of non-conformance, is responsible for measurement of non-conformance costs and secures and maintains data collection and statistical systems to aid in process control, root cause problem identification. Coordinates regular management meetings to review corrective action and quality systems. Publishes regular reports and identified trends.

  • Interfaces with Customers, Engineering and Operations to identify requirements, plan for product realization and support continuous improvements in manufacturing processes and systems.

  • Ensures that Gage calibration system is effective and complies with company operating procedures. Maintains a system for calibrating all key inspection, gaging and process instruments and works with vendors to improve inspection techniques and equipment.

  • Develop effective relationships with all levels of staff and functional groups. Possess an ability to influence outcomes, with higher-order communication, change management, and influencing skills.

  • Be a skilled people manager and developer that deeply understands the importance of challenging, motivating, and developing high-performance teams. Enjoy and have experience in coaching and mentoring others to achieve success in fluid, project/team-based environments.

U.S. PERSON REQUIREMENTS

Due to compliance with U.S. export control laws and regulations, candidate must be a U.S. Person, which is defined as, a U.S. citizen, a U.S. permanent resident, or have protected status in the U.S. under asylum or refugee status.

YOU MUST HAVE

  • 5+ years of experience in progressive quality leadership growth in a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge of Aerospace product/process specification requirements (AMS, ASTM, etc.)

  • Knowledge of AS9100/ISO 9001/TS16949 and experience in obtaining/maintaining AS9100/ISO 9001 accreditation

  • Experience in product and process failure analysis and an understanding of quality principles (APQP, SPC, TQM, MRB etc.)

  • Understanding of project management and/or process improvement methodologies, preferably in the aerospace industry

  • Ability to read technical blueprints, technical manuals, and component maintenance manuals.

WE VALUE

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree preferred

  • Previous experience with FAA, CAA, EASA

  • Previous FAA ODA qualification

  • ASQ Certifications: CQE, CQI, CMQ/OE or CSSBB

  • Lead Auditor or auditor certification in AS9100 or ISO 9001

  • Experience with implementation and qualification of NADCAP requirements

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

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