Position # OQU-2015-02
The Quality Auditor's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, audit Quality Systems and organizational capabilities for deficiency identification and correction; develop and implement quality programs and procedures and gather, analyze and evaluate facts to prepare and present concise oral and written reports. Perform investigations and write reports for accidents, incidents and warranty occurrences. Able to track, analyze, report and problem solve quality issues. Coordinate and manage the Quality Assurance Program, Quality Assurance Audit Programs, Quality Assurance Vendor Management oversight, and the regulatory and business compliance as described in the Code of Federal Regulations. Establish and maintain professional relationships with the operations management team, internal customers, vendors, FAA, and all business contacts.
Degree in technical field. Three (3) years of professional experience in an aeronautical industry with two (2) years professional experience in conducting audits (planning, preparation, execution, reporting results and follow-up). Experience with quality management systems, preferably with EN / AS 9001 (EN/AS 9110) standard. Understanding of a quality system and its development, documentation and implementation to international standards and/or requirements. Detailed understanding of EASA Part 145 and 14 CFR Part 145 Rules and Regulations. Knowledge in local EHS regulations and standards (EN14001 / 18001) is a plus. Detailed knowledge in problem-solving, quality improvement tools and techniques. Understanding human factors and motivation; able to work effectively under pressure, multi-task and prioritize. Basic course in quality management (including audit module) or an aviation auditor course. Excellent English skills, both written and oral. Fully bilingual in English and Spanish. Good working knowledge of MS Office applications. Excellent communication, negotiation, analytical and teamwork skills. Able to travel abroad. Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access to privileged airport security identification display areas (SIDA), if applicable.