Bilingual Quality Control Manager (NADCAP) in Chatsworth at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/16/2019

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The Opportunity | Bilingual Quality Control Manager (NADCAP)


The Quality Control Manager (QCM) oversees inspection and testing of materials, parts and products to ensure adherence to established standards of strength, quality and endurance. The QCM will be responsible to coordinate and direct the facility quality control program the design of which ensures continuous production of products consistent with established standards by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates. They will also act as focal for inter plant communication and plan development, assuring a cohesive approach to meeting its and its customers' quality system requirements.


Your Challenge



  • Responsible for operating mechanical and electrical test equipment to check apparatus for conformance to standard requirements.

  • Provide supervision of personnel actions and oversees most day to day operations of group.

  • Ensure that processes needed for the Quality Management System (QMS) are established, implemented and maintained.

  • Develop, collect, and report performance metrics as needed to senior management including defect and scrap data including corrective action status.

  • Lead and monitor CAR (Corrective Action Request) and Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) activities for systemic issues and to ensure robust product and process improvements.

  • Plan, lead and measure process and voice of customer performance and quality system effectiveness and adjust in strategy and/or procedures as necessary.

  • Formulates quality control objectives for the facility, e.g.. defect reduction and operator certification for specified quality tasks and coordinates the objectives with production management and manufacturing procedures to maximize product reliability and minimize costs associated with rework, scrap and escapements.

  • Works to develop and facilitate a cohesive team environment which builds confidence and strong morale among inspection personnel and between inspection and manufacturing and support personnel.

  • Investigates and responds to customer complaints regarding quality. This may entail technical responses to written claims and complaints, on-site visits to customer facilities, negotiation with customer quality representatives and/or reporting process capability and out-of-scope issues to interested customer service and program management personnel.

  • Develops a cooperative, professional relationship with manufacturing management in order to facilitate and coordinate functions and operations between the departments and to establish responsibilities, procedures and criteria for attaining quality and manufacturing objectives.


Your Expertise



  • 7-10 years' of experience in Quality with 1-3 years' of experience in a management capacity.

  • Experience in recognized quality (ISO9001/AS9100) and process (NADCAP) systems in an aerospace

  • Defense environment Experience implementing ISO 9001/AS9100 and other quality initiatives

  • Working knowledge of mechanical inspection methods and tools including ability to read and understand manufacturing routers, instructions, and drawings including Experience with training and building strong work teams that require minimal management oversight using good delegation skills and understand participative decision-making.

  • Experience with 6 Sigma an advantage, Statistical process control a must

  • Trained quality systems auditor highly preferred

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in related field

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with knowledge of MS Office.

  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures.

  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Perform a variety of tasks with a wide degree of creativity and latitude.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)



This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations. 


Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.