LMI Aerospace Quality Systems Manager in St. Charles, Missouri
WHO ARE WELMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ engineering, manufacturing and testing experts throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.
The Quality Systems Manager is responsible for the management, implementation and monitoring of the overall quality management system and associated processes for LMI Enterprise which consists of sixteen sites. At a summary level, these responsibilities will cover the maintenance and revisions of the quality manual and standardize procedures, quality systems approvals, internal and external audit, customer & FAA liaison, and system wide corrective and preventive action. While performing all duties and responsibilities, the Manager will always, model LMI values and principles and act in a manner consistent with the LMI Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. The Quality System Manager reports to the Sr. Director of Quality
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage a diverse staff of quality personnel in the implementation of the Corporate Quality function for LMI
Work with Plant Quality Managers on QMS related activities and develop action plans for all compliance implementation related to the AS9100 Aerospace Standard
Oversee the control, distribution, update and management of the quality manual and associated quality procedures
Implement and sustain process maturity matrix to assess the strength of 20 identified processes
Conduct activities associated with the Central function for all site AS-9100 Site certifications
Key contact for third party registrar for the LMI enterprise and OASIS administrator
Manage and schedule LMI internal, external quality and special process audits. Conduct audit findings reviews with customers and regulatory agencies
Provide system administration for the electronic Quality Management System
Act as liaison between LMI, customer and regulatory agencies (FAA & DoD) dealing with LMI Quality Systems
Manage and monitor system wide corrective action and preventive action system (CAPA) including risk management, customer escapes and internal audit findings.
Lead Quarterly Management review with LMI Executive Management
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Five to seven (5-7) years of related manufacturing experience or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Specific knowledge and experience with AS9100 required.
Direct management experience with QS-9100 Quality Systems
Working Knowledge of AS9102 (FAI) AS-9145 (APQP) and AS9146 (FOD)
Internal and external audit management with measurable KPI” s
Development of Quality Program Plans for communication of quality contractual requirements and customer communication
Experience in manufacturing; specifically, sheet metal and machined components and assemblies
Ability to read and interpret technical information such as blueprints, engineering drawings, models and customer specifications
Hands-on knowledge of NADCAP special processes and approval methods
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Visio and SharePoint
Travel Requirements: Indicate travel requirements and location.
Able to travel 20% of time to LMI sites, conferences and Customers
WHY CHOOSE LMI AEROSPACE?
We take care of our people.
401(k) retirement savings plan with a percentage company-match contribution
Paid time off
Medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental insurance
Employee assistance plan — for access to counseling, consulting and other community resources
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be required. This document does not create an employment contract. Employees of the Company are employed on an “at will” basis and may be terminated at any time.
LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company’s online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI‘s Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.
LMI is an E-Verify Employer.
LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer
LMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ more than 2,000 engineering, manufacturing and testing experts in 19 locations throughout the United States, Mexico, and Sri Lanka. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.