Job Overview

Quality Assurance Manager

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Florida
Reference: #2899
Contact Name: Mark Ainscough
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2020 16:49

Job Description

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager
Location: Florida
Industry: Additive Manufacturing

An Additive Manufacturing company in Florida who supply to the Aerospace and Defence markets are looking to recruit a Quality Assurance Manager to join their team.

They are looking for someone who has the capability to carry out the following:

• Participates or leads teams to provide quality input for the development, manufacture, procurement, and acceptance of a variety of products related to metal AM products produced within an aerospace additive manufacturing environment.

• Experience in implementing and maintaining NADCAP certified inspection.

• Facilitates Safety Training all employees

• Develops methods and writes detailed instructions for inspection processes.

• Align process documentation with process capabilities.

• Coordinates the design and calibration of product acceptance equipment and the ordering of testers, gages, and equipment to support product acceptance.

• Provides technical assistance to inspection areas and additive manufacturing teams.

• Lead the APQP Process for new products and processes

• Participate in design reviews, development and support of PFMEA / Control Plans.

• Develops and monitors quality metrics, levels, and trends.

• Collect, evaluate and develop statistical data and monitor process control.

• Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding product discrepancies.

• Evaluates opportunities for defect prevention and implements specific and preventative
corrective actions.

• Develops test procedures and performs evaluation tests, capability studies, quality audits,
data reviews, and other engineering evaluations utilizing Six Sigma methodology.

• Evaluate and report progress of team toward established goals and objectives.

• Resolve problems, make process improvements and respond to internal and external
customer inquiries regarding quality issues.

• Perform compliance and system effectiveness audits to insure adherence to company
policies, procedures and customer requirements.

• Train associates in both theory and application of quality tools such as statistics, inspection
methods, problem solving, process analysis and improvement.

• Experience in layout inspection.

• Generate CMM Inspection Reports - Collect, collate and report data results in required
formats (FAIR, PPAP, ADP, etc.) per AS9102

• Experience in GD&T.

• Organize and present data to management for decision making.

• Assist in other tasks as required


• Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in a technical or related field required.

• Demonstrated ability to balance department efficiency and service excellence.

• Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills including ability to listen attentively and to communicate information clearly and effectively.

• Demonstrated interpersonal, collaborative, and relationship-building skills; ability to interact positively with teammates at various levels across the company and customers.

• Demonstrated ability to work well with cross-functional groups.

• Self-motivated, able to multi-task, and detail oriented.

• Strong organizational, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

• Must be able to learn procedures quickly and be a team player.

• Able to maintain a professional demeanor and a polished professional appearance.

• 5+ years quality systems experience within manufacturing required

• Easily adapt to new organizations / technical environments

• Project management on small to medium projects


• Aerospace experience

• Strong background is Six Sigma

• Experience in NADCAP Implementation

• ASQ Certifications: CQM/OE, CQE, CQA or CQIA


• Frequently required to sit, walk, stand, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl

• Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read

• Technical information, and/or use a keyboard

• Frequently required to lift/push/carry items up to 50 pounds

• Work on Specialized equipment

Click apply or speak to Mark Ainscough for the full details at:


Tel: +44 (0)1257 244743