The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
1+ months
2018-03-012018-04-28

Value Stream Quality Manager

Pratt & Whitney
East Hartford, CT
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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 58896BR Date posted 01/08/2018 City East Hartford State Connecticut






Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you'll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to shape the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team at Pratt & Whitney, you'll help answer today's challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrow's solutions.

Job Description: It is an exciting time to join Pratt & Whitney as our strong investment in research and development, and culture of continuous improvement is delivering the revolutionary Next Generation Product Family (NGPF) of geared turbofan engines to our aerospace customers. This high-visibility role encompasses a leadership opportunity of a diverse value stream quality team engaging Pratt & Whitney subsidiaries and suppliers. The success of this value stream team is integral to Pratt & Whitney’s overall business objectives and achievements of engine programs and associated customers.

Job responsibilities: As a transformational leader, this quality manager provides strategic leadership and tactical management direction to the Quality organization while driving behavior that exhibits the highest business integrity. Ensuring compliance to company, customer, regulatory, and other procedures and requirements, the Quality Manager will foster a quality culture throughout all functions of value stream quality organization in a positive and teaming manner. Through leadership and effective communication, this individual will drive both the strategic and tactical execution of the Quality System. This is a key leadership role that requires integration and teaming with facility General Managers and associated leadership teams. Included aspects of this leadership role are:

Quality - Drives the elimination of escapes and Cost of Poor Quality (CoPQ). Establishes procedures for maintaining high standards of quality, reliability and safety. Organizes and promotes company-wide quality improvement efforts. Implements and maintains the company Quality system in accordance with current quality standards, reporting on the performance of quality system for review and as a foundation for improvement. Supports the development, implementation and continuous improvement of repair station procedures. Partners with external parties including regulatory agencies on matters relating to the quality system. While responsible for execution, the Quality Manager leads teams executing all aspects of a robust Quality Assurance program, including inspection, records, site audits, FAA (and other international airworthiness) compliance, and customer requirements.

Continuous Improvement - Uses robust ACE and other industry recognized tools to drive business efficiencies and improvements. Leads investigations, root cause analysis, and corrective action solutions as needed. Utilizes turn-back data to drive the identification of critical systemic issues and supports a monthly corrective action board (CAB) meeting.

Safety - Drives safety as a number one priority. Chairs or participates in at least one major site committee for Environmental, Health & Safety.

Financial - Supports the facility GM business cost reduction and productivity initiatives. Meets or exceed all financial requirements and operational goals for the unit.

Employee Engagement - Focus on communication, training, teaming management practices, and employee respect to foster a diverse culture of engaged and committed employees.

Hiring Manager: Paul Morgan

Hiring Location: East Hartford

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United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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