Quality Manager

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Quality Manager Job Highlights

Title Quality Manager
Type Full Time
Experience 10-15 Years
Function Quality Assurance
Location Irvine, CA, United States
Company Precision Castparts Corporation

Company Profile

Precision Castparts is a market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures, and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. The company also produces airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Quality Manager to join its team.

Note: Relocation is authorized for this position

Education Level

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Metallurgical Engineering, or a related field from an Accredited Institution (required)
  • BS Degree in technical field (preferred)
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Work Experience

  • 10-15 years of manufacturing experience (e.g., Metal extrusion, CNC, manual lathe, CNC Mill, heat treat, deburr, EB welding, etc.)
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Experience working in military or aerospace quality systems.
  • Significant experience working directly with customers and suppliers.


  • Be assigned to perform varying degrees of Quality Engineering activities and lead projects pertinent to Internal and Customer Quality Assurance under the general guidance of Quality Assurance Management.
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing, Operations, and Engineering to improve manufacturing processes and develop methods to eliminate quality problems.
  • Conduct internal/supplier audits to ensure customer requirements, regulatory agencies, government regulations, and engineering specifications are properly met.
  • Drive continuous defect reduction by collecting and analyzing quality-related data (yield, rework, and scrap) and facilitating problem-solving activities to process improvement.
  • Ensure continual compliance and improvement to the Quality Management System procedures and processes including procedure generation and implementation.
  • Foster a “Safety 24/7” culture; driving safety initiatives to ensure zero safety-related incidents annually.
  • Host client and regulatory audits, manage responses/resolution, and audit follow-up
  • Manage budget, costs, and expenditures within the Quality function and applicable functional support requirements. Lead and drive Productivity initiatives.
  • Monitor supplier performance and establish criteria and rating systems for critical vendors.
  • Perform Material Review Board (MRB) duties representing Quality Engineering
  • Perform purchase order and contract reviews to ensure a complete flow-down of requirements throughout various facets of the organization.
  • Provides instruction and guidance on all Dimensional and non-destructive inspection systems.
  • Requires consistent exercise of discretion and independent judgment to perform assignments of a professional nature requiring the application of quality engineering and related techniques.
  • Responsible for the development of techniques and procedures for inspecting and testing company products, and for conducting research on product defects in order to enhance product and/or quality standards based on this research and analysis. Establish collection and analysis systems of statistical data to predict trends that will affect the improvement of product quality.
  • Supervisory responsibility including performance management, disciplinary actions, and recruitment
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to process and effectively communicate information using MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Knowledge of aerospace quality standards including AS9100, AS9102, & ISO9001.
  • Knowledge of metrology
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as, strong problem-solving, organizational, project management, and decision-making skills.
  • Understand internal and external customer requirements with a high attention to detail in resolving findings

Desired Skills

  • Metallurgist experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Six Sigma, or ASQ Certification

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Frequently is required to sit.
  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • Occasionally exposed to airborne particles and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employer’s Statement

Precision Castparts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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