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Associate Director, Quality Engineering - APQP

Company: Prattwhitney
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Associate Director, Quality Engineering - APQP page is loaded Associate Director, Quality Engineering - APQP Apply locations HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA time type Full time posted on Posted 3 Days Ago job requisition id 01612473 Date Posted:2023-03-16Country:United States of AmericaLocation:HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USAPosition Role Type:HybridCollins Aerospace is looking for an Associate Director, Quality Engineering - APQP for the Aerostructures division. This position reports to the Director of Quality and is responsible for deploying strategic initiatives, with a collaborative approach across all sites and value streams. Location of candidate is preferred to be near one of the following sites: Chula Vista, CA, Riverside, CA or Foley, AL.Position will work hybrid (onsite and offsite), near one of our sites in Chula Vista, CA, Riverside, CA or Foley, AL. Relocation available.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be the voice of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) across the Aerostructures division of Collins Aerospace.
  • Be the voice of quality for the APQP team members from other business functions.
  • Develop a system to track best practices and ensure all functions are implementing best practices.
  • Strong interaction/influence with design and program teams.
  • Develop governance plan for APQP (review and approval of deliverables).
  • Develop and drive strategy for Quality integration to APQP process.
  • Own the PPAP Center Of Excellence.
  • Develop one standard approach for PPAP (make and buy) including training development/deployment and resource alignment.
  • Support the engineering functions with the designation of Key Characteristics, development of DFMEA's and review of design stackups based off historical process performance.
  • Support Quality / Operations side of PPAP tools (E.g., PFMEA, Control Plans, Measurement Systems, Process Capability Studies).
  • Leverage Subject Matter Experts from other areas of the quality organization and other functions to support tactical activities.
  • Travel up to 30%, both domestic and international.Basic Qualifications:
    • Requires a University Degree and typically a minimum 12 years prior relevant experience or
    • Advanced Degree in a related field and typically a minimum 10 years of experience or
    • In absence of a degree, 16 years of relevant experience.
    • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or asylee) or eligible to obtain necessary export authorizations required.
    • Strong communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to build credibility with, interact with, and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
    • Proven ability to work cross-functionally as an effective business partner; well organized with solid judgment; able to multitask and adjust to changing priorities.
    • Demonstrated experience leading and managing teams of indirect or direct reports.
    • Experience with new product introduction.
    • Leadership experience with large scale projects and products
    • Must be able to create and present executive level presentations.Preferred Qualifications
      • Certified Quality Engineer.
      • Certified in Six Sigma or Shainin RedX Problem Solving.
      • Experience in automotive, aerospace manufacturing, medical etc.
      • Experience in APQP & PPAP.
      • Experience or certification in PMP.Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.Collins Aerospace's Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world's newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we're not stopping there: we're working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we're pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. -Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world - and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.Some of our competitive benefits package includes: -
        • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
        • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
        • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
        • Tuition reimbursement program
        • Student Loan Repayment Program
        • Life insurance and disability coverage
        • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance,critical illnessinsurance, group legal, ID theft protection
        • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
        • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
        • Adoption Assistance
        • Autism Benefit
        • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
        • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
        • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
        • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
        • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
        • And more!Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.Note:
          • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
          • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year
            - At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again. Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day. The salary range for this role is 139,000 USD - 277,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance. Raytheon Technologies 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. Privacy Policy and Terms: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms About Us Raytheon Technologies is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

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