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Quality Manager

Harris Corporation is looking for a Quality Manager to support our Surveillance Solutions business unit.  Surveillance Solutions provides enabling technologies for situational awareness in land, sea and air delivering identification, analysis and precision approach of platforms in the area of interest. Through active radar technologies and passive detection solutions, Surveillance Solutions allows for complete battlespace control.  Summary: Effectively manage the quality assurance team to ensure successful implementation and sustainment of Harris' quality management system in support of the various production programs within the Electronic Systems business segment.  The quality manager will be responsible for leading a team of approximately 12 employees.    Effective collaboration with procurement, manufacturing engineering, design engineering and quality assurance is critical to the role.  This position reports to the Sr. Manager Quality and the Sr. Manager Operations.  Skills and Experience: Drive advanced product quality planning throughout the product maturity cycle Value added participation and collaboration in kick-off reviews, technical and program reviews Application of root cause analysis, lean/six sigma methods and corrective actions Exceptional problem solving/avoidance capability Benchmarking and adapting industry best practices to drive state of the art quality management standard work Teaming with operations and supply chain to drive counterfeit parts avoidance and prevention, mistake and error proofing, and lean manufacturing initiatives Engaged in operating income initiatives, reducing operations costs and increasing efficiency FRACAS and failure analysis ISO/AS9100 compliance Core Responsibilities: Apply AS9100 and other respective quality standards and ensure compliance Apply Harris policies, procedures and standards that are relevant to the respective program and functional organizations Apply principles of quality science, and other qualitative & quantitative methods to cultivate and partner in driving performance to contract, quality, cost and schedule, customer satisfaction and continuous quality improvement throughout the program lifecycle Collaborate with various QMS elements and other support functions and customers to meet the various quality, cost, and schedule commitments Responsible for successfully leading and developing a team of high caliber quality professionals Establish, implement and enforce policy and standards for the quality of the business area's products and services.  Coordinate the resolution of material quality issues to preclude adverse impact on Surveillance Solutions. Contribute and work with the Sr. Manager of Operations and the Sr. Manager of Quality in establishing the long- and short-term business plans and objectives for the business area.  Ensure that those objectives are communicated effectively to subordinates.  Develop tactical plans and budgets for labor, resources and capacity necessary for function managed. Ensure that all departments involved in designing and producing goods are in compliance with quality and reliability requirements. Ensure product quality technology is an integral part of engineering design and manufacturing processes. Ensure quality, engineering and manufacturing work in an APQP environment. Perform all of the usual and customary duties related to managing subordinate(s). Provide assistance, direction and technical guidance relative to quality issues involving Suppliers and Subcontractors, Manufacturing, Hardware and Software Engineering. Other related duties and special projects, as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering field  Quality assurance background/experience At least 12 years of experience within operations, supply chain or quality 12 years of experience in successfully managing a quality assurance team Additional Preferred Qualifications: Experience with MRP supply & demand requirements. Space and defense industry experience is preferred  Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Outlook. Ability to work with limited supervision. No instructions needed on routine work and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments.  Experience with government property inventory management would be beneficial. Good communicator, self-motivated, attention to detail. Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.   REQ ID: ES20181806-25331
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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