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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Quality Systems Manager in Danbury, Connecticut

Job ID: 106373

The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

Support the DRS Quality mission statement: “Establish a culture of innovation within DRS Quality teams, championing the deployment of superior processes in lieu of traditional inspection activities and ensuring the delivery of continuously improving value and compliance to our customers and business units”

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the DRS Quality mission statement: “Establish a culture of innovation within DRS Quality teams, championing the deployment of superior processes in lieu of traditional inspection activities and ensuring the delivery of continuously improving value and compliance to our customers and business units”

  • Provide quality leadership to direct reports peers and superiors in support of the DRS mission

  • Staff, train, equip, and direct the activities of quality assurance personnel including quality engineers, inspectors, and auditors

  • Identify and justify capital equipment and/or technology improvements

  • Maintain, execute, and improve the quality management system using departmental and company resources

  • Review status of quality management system, developing and implementing actions to improve. Report on the results of these actions

  • Manage all ERP related quality systems/modules Use data to drive improvement through disciplined metrics management and team projects

  • Perform direct coordination with customer and suppliers during early planning phases of development and production programs

  • Perform functions of Lead Auditor Plan and conduct internal company audits including management of corrective action process

  • Manage direct and indirect budgets and department expenses

  • Develop and review quality assurance cost estimates in support of proposal efforts

  • May specialize in distinct Quality functions such as Supplier Quality, but ideally will prove competency in all Quality functions

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission values and culture of the organization

  • Assist in the development and approval of the Standard Operating procedures (SOP)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience in a related technical field with a minimum of 5 years of experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication and writing skills

  • Ability to lead effective corrective action using disciplined problem solving methods and statistical analysis

  • In-depth knowledge of ISO 9001-2008 Standards

  • ISO Lead Auditor experience desired; certification preferred Six Sigma Black Belt certification desired

  • ASQ certification desired

  • Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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