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Rockwell Collins IMS (Formally ARINC) jobs

Los Angeles, California (CA)

Job ID:  12865
Employer:  Rockwell Collins IMS (Formally ARINC)
Job Category:  Other Airport Employer

City:  Los Angeles

Requisition ID: 12865

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Principal Manager, Quality to join our team in Irvine, CA (1750). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.
Job Summary
Responsible for the development and implementation of an overall strategic quality plan to improve customer satisfaction across the entire enterprise. Responsible for planning of the technical quality assurance systems and activities. Advises management of test trends, returns, vendor performance and audit results and corrective action needed.

Job Responsibilities
  • Manages technical talent and is responsible for an organization of quality engineers and/or managers.
  • Responsible for strategic technical planning (quality management system, technical requirements, cost of poor execution, product integrity, etc.) of assigned/allocated tasks and activities.
  • Leverages advanced Quality tools (Data Analysis, Lean, Six Sigma, DMAIC, APQP) and provides direction for employees on complex technical quality subjects.
  • Develop strategies to ensure efficient use of resources which contribute to the completion of domain projects. Drives reuse, personnel development, skill acquisition, process improvement.
  • Defines specific strategic quality plan along with related work scope
  • Develops and ensures organizational compliance to policies, processes, and standard work requirements.
  • Contributes to long-term resource planning, while acquiring and developing technical resources which contribute to the effective completion of quality initiatives. Oversees development work being performed by third party partners.
  • Actively addresses employee performance and organizational alignment.
  • Oversees and participates in review of customer/industry/supplier requirements and development of program bids to ensure compliance and success.
  • May serve as primary quality liaison to the customer groups. Participates in external professional organizations.
  • Focal point for senior leadership for quality initiatives
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling responsibilities for groups of engineers or engineering managers
  • Responsible to identify, communicate and mitigate risk in a segment the value stream
  • Manages changes of the quality management system that are planned and implemented.
  • Reporting on the performance of the QMS to leaders as a basis for improvement of the QMS.
  • Ensuring awareness of customer requirements is promoted throughout the organization.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline or in the absence of a degree six years of related experience
US Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required.
Candidate should have experience in Aerospace as well experience working with the FAA

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations
  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)
  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
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