Provides overall direction for the business unit quality function through development, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures consistent with organizational requirements and corporate standards.
As a member of the business unit Strategic Group, directs quality activities on the business unit in order to improve the processes, procedures, methods and materials used in the repair and overhaul processes while ensuring product quality is maintained and striving for continuous improvements.
Directs strategic business unit quality activities and resources including supervision and training of personnel, representing quality functions. Develops, implements and monitors business unit quality policies and procedures consistent with company and strategic business unit objectives.
Continuously monitors quality data (warranty, product rectification, customer satisfaction, etc.) for improvement opportunities across the business unit.
Leads the business unit strategic group on the selection and management of improvement initiatives.
Develops and maintains an organizational structure on the business unit staffed with qualified personnel for the performance of quality activities.
Manages the development and maintenance of methods and systems for measuring the degree by which the business unit’s quality goals, objectives and standards are being met.
Leads the business unit quality audit and corrective action process by providing training, facilitation, recommendations and leadership, as required to achieve optimal results.
Interfaces with marketing, operations and engineering to establish quality requirements on individual products and services on the basis of customer needs, the fit, form and function of the product, and to ensure that quality considerations are properly addressed as early as possible in the product or process design stage.
Maintains currency on regulatory requirements and quality standards.
Seeks new quality methodologies for implementation in support of business unit strategic initiatives.
Ensures product quality conformance to requirements.
Ensures a robust Safety Management System Culture is in place.
Recognizes and understands flight/product safety critical parts and processes.
Acts as the point of contact and Quality liaison to internal and external customers as well as regulatory bodies.
Drives the ISO management system compliance from annual audits, corrective actions, to continual improvements and also maintains/facilitates the Document Control Process for all ISO documented procedures.
Drives a root cause culture by facilitating the Corrective Action Review Board to ensure all corrective actions have root causes identified and eliminated.
Exercises authority in hiring, training, career development, performance appraisal, salary adjustments, promotion, discipline, health, safety and the general employee relations of direct reports.
Actively participates in the appropriate management team(s), assisting with the development and realization of strategic plans, budgets, goals and outcomes.
Carries out special projects as assigned.
About StandardAero Component Services
Founded in 1911, StandardAero has become one of the world aerospace industry’s largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers. Our company’s success is the outgrowth of the synergistic merger of businesses with complementary specialties that have exponentially increased our capabilities and generated unprecedented customer commitment and value.
StandardAero offers extensive MRO services and custom solutions for business aviation, commercial aviation, military and industrial power customers. About 6,000 professional, administrative and technical employees work in 38 major facilities around the world, with additional strategically located regional service and support centers all across the globe.
Services include MRO for aircraft and rotorcraft engines, auxiliary power units and components; airframe services including major alterations; FAA authorized avionics capabilities; comprehensive engineering services; and custom exterior and interior design, completion and paint. We provide these capabilities through our network of specialized facilities and mobile service teams.
StandardAero is owned by The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), a global investment firm ...with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit and Investment Solutions.With $216 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2018, Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of our investors, portfolio companies and the communities in which we live and invest.