AAR CORP Manager, Quality Assurance in MIAMI, Florida

Title: Manager, Quality Assurance

Location: United States-Florida-Miami

Job Number: 6929

SUMMARY Develop and maintain a quality system to assure that all products provided by suppliers meet AAR and end-user specifications; and are suitable for their intended use.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Support the quality assurance program to ensure conformity of purchased material and final products. Develop and maintain a published supplier quality index in conjunction with the supplier review board to ensure that only high quality vendors are retained. Maintain the facility Corrective and Preventative Action System. Meets with vendors, customers, quality representatives, and company personnel to discuss and resolve quality problems as required. Prepares for and represents the company during all ISO 9000, NADCAP, and related audits. Conducts ISO internal audits on-site. Performs ISO audits at other AAR facilities. Prepares all necessary reports as required by customers and staff personnel. Function as chairperson of the facility Supplier Review Board Reviews technical problems and procedures of departments and recommends solutions to problems or changes in procedures. Ensure that all incoming transfers and RMRs are processed properly. Assist Quality Control personnel in reviewing and updating department standards. Promote the pursuit of continuous improvement. Administer effective training and on the job training of Quality Control inspectors Travel is required. All other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

CORE COMPETENCIES Commitment to company values and ethics Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills Teamwork: works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responds positively to instructions/procedures, and works well with others Analytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving Negotiating skills: must have confidence and the ability to be persuasive and assertive


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. PC Literate (Microsoft Office)

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. - A minimum of 5 years quality assurance experience is required. A formal Quality Assurance credential from a recognized quality association is preferred. Exposure to Warehouse Operations is required. - FAA A&P License preferred. Must have complete understanding of Domestic and Foreign Regulatory Compliance Requirements as well as OSHA and EPA Compliance Requirements.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran