Manager New Product Introduction & Software Quality Assurance (2021-063)
Company: Astronics Corporation
Posted on: June 8, 2021
The Manager of New Product Introduction & Software Quality
Assurance will oversee the quality assurance for new development
programs. Work with cross-functional managers to resolve issues and
improve our systems and processes. Manage the Quality Engineers and
Software Quality Engineers assigned to new development programs.
Manage internal regulatory matters and our company processes that
meet those requirements
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Manage employee development and training requirements to
promote a motivated and skilled QA department.
- Anticipate gaps in the quality department to be able to support
new products. Lead the group in addressing said gaps by developing
the systems and skills required, and/or acquiring the necessary
- Administrative tasks associated with people management
(timecard approvals, program assignments, etc.).
- Attend management training.
Operations and Compliance:
- Understand industry standards associated with aerospace product
development (e.g. DO-178C, DO-254, ARP4754A) and the role of the QA
in these standards to be able to mentor engineers fulfilling these
- Manage product quality and reliability issues for new
development programs by providing a lead role and managing problem
- Oversee and manage internal regulatory processes. Provide a
lead role in resolving regulatory issues.
- Contribute in the internal and external product and system
- Assist in the review of proposals and contracts for new
Continuous Improvement - Systems and Process:
- Be a change agent for the QA organization by identifying,
prioritizing, managing, and executing continuous improvement
projects. Build collaborative relationships with internal and
- Actively contribute in the department Strategic Planning
Process and Initiatives.
This position may require knowledge of SOX / 404 internal audit
controls and related documentation.
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