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Senior Manager, Quality Management (Alpharetta, GA)

Alpharetta, Georgia

Job ID SAS20221909-90649
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Overview

Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical

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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:

Job Title: Senior Manager, Quality Management

Job Code: SAS20221909-90649

Job Location: Alpharetta, GA

Job Description:

  • Effectively manage the quality assurance team to ensure successful implementation and sustainment of L3Harris’ quality management system in support of the various production and development programs.
  • The quality manager will be responsible for driving continual process and product improvement and ensuring product and process integrity, leading to customer satisfaction and overall mission success.
  • Effective collaboration with procurement, manufacturing and design engineering, and quality assurance is critical to the role.
  • This position is responsible for leading a team of quality engineers and/or technicians and inspectors and reports to a Director of Quality.
  • This is a hands-on, highly involved leadership position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Quality Engineering and/or Inspection functions, supporting all business practices, including quality planning, compliance monitoring and validation for programs, hardware, software, and inspection.
  • Responsibility for resolving technical challenges, ensuring successful tactical execution, as well as creating and implementing the strategic vision for the Quality department.
  • Develop and implement Quality initiatives and programs promoting sound and effective principles as set forth in company procedures, government standards and directives, and commercially proven methodology and ensure that the department conforms to these principles, as well as ensuring all departments involved in designing and producing goods are in compliance with quality and reliability requirements.
  • Collect and analyze key quality measures such as Cost of Poor Quality to develop zero defect plans, improve yields and reduce rework during engineering and manufacturing efforts. Report to senior leadership on business performance including action plans to improve business execution and status of strategic initiatives.
  • Ensure product quality technology is an integral part of engineering design and manufacturing processes. Drive advanced product quality planning throughout the product maturity cycle.
  • Promote a strong culture of quality focused on every employee engaged and enhancing the customer experience through rigorous attention to detail and prevention of defects.
  • Work closely with the program teams and the functional organizations to ensure that all phases of the customer life cycle, from early customer involvement through post-delivery support, meet the requirements for mission success.
  • Ensure the maintenance of quality records that document the quality status of material/products and provide necessary information and cumulative data for internal and external Customer responses.
  • Develop, review, and verify compliance of all Work Package Descriptions issued for Quality tasks for proposals and ongoing contracts/projects.
  • Maintain certification and compliance efforts for AS9100, CMMI and other required certifications.
  • Lead robust root cause analysis, application of lean/six sigma methods and implementation of corrective and preventative actions

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 12 years of prior related experience; or a Graduate Degree with a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.
  • Quality assurance background/experience with experience in successfully managing a quality assurance team

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering field.
  • Aerospace and defense industry experience is preferred; experience managing AS9100 certified business.
  • Good communicator, self-motivated, attention to detail.
  • In depth knowledge of quality and reliability methods and procedures for hardware and software systems as they apply to the aerospace or electronic industry.
  • Greenbelt or Blackbelt certification and/or proven education or work history in leading and implementing projects.
  • Experience with J-STD and IPC standard implementation.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including communications, facilitation, consulting, coaching, and influencing.
  • Highly collaborative style, capable of working across multiple functional areas to drive results.
  • Experience with Configuration Control management practices

Security Clearance:

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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