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Qa Supervisor I
Simi Valley, CA
## About AeroVironment
Based in California AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems tactical missile systems and electric vehicle charging and test systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer Dr. Paul MacCready we’ve been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 40 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world’s most widely used military drones pioneered today’s advanced EV charging technologies created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution’s permanent collection in Washington DC. Join us today in developing the next generation of solutions from small UAS and tactical missile systems to tomorrow’s electric vehicle charging and test systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.
## Brief Description
AeroVironment is seeking a Quality Assurance Supervisor to provide leadership to AeroVironment’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) business segment and Quality team. The Quality Assurance Supervisor will supervise a team engaged in both commercial and defense customer environments for Unmanned Aircraft Systems and related services. Primary role responsibilities and authorities as the Quality Assurance Supervisor will be to lead AV UAS organizations in establishing effective quality assurance policies processes and best practices to establish AV as a world class manufacturer and deliver superior quality goods and services across the AV enterprise and customer base.
Operating in a matrix organization structure providing Quality Management System (QMS) guidance strategic direction and resource management to the AV Business Units Programs and Supply Chain.
Own and operate an AS9100D registered quality assurance system(s) with appropriate provisions for compliance with customer requirements.
Develop maintain and report on Key Process Indicators measuring quality across the business area.
Develop and mentor Quality skills and tools inside and outside the QA department to support AV business growth.
Work closely with Process leaders in Engineering Manufacturing Supply Chain and Production Planning on integrating multiple product teams to develop quality plans for new products while ensuring that the new designs meet stated quality and reliability objectives.
Develop and maintain training programs for SPC CAPA and process improvement.
Responsible for creating department / program budgets and metrics for multiple tasks.
Own DCMA relationship and be an escalation point or point of contact for Customer Quality and configuration issues.
Champion Lean and continuous improvement initiatives across the AV enterprise.
Travel as required for supplier visits customer visits and qualification.
## Additional Details
AeroVironment is a technology solutions provider that designs develops produces and supports an advanced portfolio of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and electric transportation solutions. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company’s electric-powered hand-launched unmanned aircraft systems extensively to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time airborne reconnaissance surveillance and communication. AeroVironment’s electric transportation solutions include a comprehensive suite of electric vehicle (EV) charging systems installation and data services for consumers automakers utilities and government agencies power cycling and test systems for EV developers and industrial electric vehicle charging systems for commercial fleets. More information about AeroVironment is available at www.avinc.com.
AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race color religion age sex national origin marital status medical condition nor disability genetics veteran and all others that may apply.
Job Title: QA Supervisor I
Location: Simi Valley CA US
Work At Home: No
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