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Kansas Employer Quality Supervisor in Wichita, Kansas

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Quality Supervisor


Communicates and resolves Quality related issues in a fast paced manufacturing environment. Supports the Quality and Manufacturing functions by educating employees on quality systems, quality metrics, and customer engineering. Interfaces and acts as a liaison between Manufacturing and Quality Managers using multidisciplinary manufacturing knowledge. Develops and empowers Quality personnel while improving Manufacturing and Quality relationships. Is a leader within the department holding employees accountable for business ethics and daily performance.

Education and Experience

+ Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management or related field or equivalent work experience in the preferably in the Aerospace Industry

+ Minimum of 3 years of knowledge and experience in the Quality Assurance field

+ Must have AS9100 knowledge, and interpretation of customer specifications and quality engineering

Position Responsibilities

+ Oversee the Quality department to ensure delivery of high quality products that meet the customers’ needs

+ Provide training, learning and development where appropriate for all employees

+ Provide training as required in the quality system concepts, audit techniques, approaches corrective/preventative actions and continuous improvement activities.

+ Partner with other departments to ensure the adherence to the Quality Management System and other compliance requirements.

+ Collaborates with operations, leaders, purchasing, customer service and others to efficiently meet customer demand.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact and deal with internal and external customers

+ Supports all regulatory and customer quality audits

+ Regularly inspects and evaluates products for quality and defects.

+ Provide visibility to management of potential quality issues, as well as input on internal perceptions associated with Quality and Delivery performance.

+ Works with Manufacturing and Quality Assurance personnel to perform in process review and assure best practices are followed.

+ Review applicable organizational policies and procedures, ensuring accuracy and relevance, communicating policy and procedure updates and changes

+ Performs other related duties, as required

Supervisory Responsibilities:

+ Hires and trains front-line employees.

+ Organizes, directs, and oversees the schedules and work of front-line employees.

+ Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations

+ Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.

+ Works with department leaders to monitor each department and make recommendations to improve performance that impacts the organization


+ Has the capability to troubleshoot complex and questionable inspections by asking the right questions to get to the root cause of the problem

+ Ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple priorities and shifting time requirements.

+ Makes decisions based on customer/regulatory requirements

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+ Ability to effectively communicate in small and large group environments

+ Confer with organizational team members at all levels to discuss issues, coordinate activities or resolve problems.

+ Implement corrective actions to address organizational or departmental issues.

+ Must be an engaged leader with a “hands on” approach to quality improvement

+ Act as liaison between organization and outside organizations.

+ Fully understanding the financial impact of decisions made on a daily basis, including closely monitored non-value added cost in an effort to reduce or eliminate.

+ Work closely with shop floor supervision and employees

+ Analyze customer miss-deliveries in order to propose improvement action plans: Define and optimize data gathering and exchange to ensure data integrity in systems.

+ Assess and report project opportunities, risks and potential solutions.

+ Conducts classroom training including new hire training, COV training and other relevant training courses as assigned.

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