Chief Inspector / Quality inspector – Repair Station


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Senior Quality Manager/Chief Inspector


Unique Skills:
Should be well versed in the FAR’s pertaining to 145, 135, 121, 119, 91, 25, 21, and previous repair station heavy maintenance and back shop experience.


Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in a related curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Eight (8) years progressively responsible technical experience in a highly regulated quality assurance system, of which at least five (5) years are in a in a supervisory capacity. Experience within Part 25 may be required.


Position Purpose:
Responsible for implementing, managing and enforcing Repair Station quality policies and procedures; perform all duties of Chief Inspector. Direct and control the operations and personnel engaged in the performance of quality department activities to ensure safe, compliant and quality products are delivered by the Repair Station. Ensure policies, procedures and practices are consistent and compliant with US and international regulatory requirements to attain and sustain Repair Station business commitments.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. Ensure the development, implementation and strict adherence to quality processes. 2. Manage planning and development of quality standards, methods and procedures used by the Repair Station in complying with all applicable regulatory requirements, and ensure effective utilization of labor and materials. 3. Review and resolve quality issues with Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) supervisors and others, including customers and internal departments. 4. Periodically inspect completed QC checklist, forms and other documents for conformance to prescribed standards. 5. Conduct periodic reviews of QA auditing results to ensure corrective actions are implemented, review corrective actions with appropriate personnel. 6. Ensure all work performed by the Repair Station is in compliance with all relevant FAR and/or FAA regulatory requirements and is fully documented. 7. Ensure all inspection personnel are fully trained and hold current authorizations to perform their assigned duties. Identify, plan and coordinate the developmental training needs to maintain high standards of technical competencies. 8. Maintain working relationships with local regulatory authorities, OEMs and vendors to ensure the Repair Stations continued growth and successful daily operation. 9. Prepare departmental budgets and establish procedures and controls to ensure that expenditures are within the company guidelines. Review financial performance against budgets and account for deviations. 10. Manage subordinate personnel responsible for areas of the Repair Station Quality organization that may include audit, return to service, NDT, backshop, component airworthiness, Export, ODA Inspection Airworthiness Representative (IAR) designees, Aircraft Records & Condition Survey (ARCS), PMA, Final Phase or Service departments. Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements: 1. An Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license is required. An A&P license and four (4) years of related quality experience (in addition to the experience requirements below) may offset the Bachelors degree. 2. Possess a comprehensive knowledge of FAR Part 145 and associated guidance materials, Part 43, Part 91, Part 121 and Part 135 as these parts apply to work accomplished under the Repair Station Certification. 3. Possess a comprehensive knowledge of interpretations, applications, and procedures for completing FAA paperwork including FARs, FAA Orders, Advisory Circulars, Form 337, Form 8130-3, Form 8110, STCs, and other pertinent paperwork. 4. Advanced knowledge of inspection and certification processes, a general working knowledge of the various aircraft, and familiarity with pertinent FARs and technical reference materials. 5. Thorough knowledge of quality policies, procedures and all related technical data. 6. Ability to work within the various software applications utilized throughout the corporation.

Additional Information
Requisition Number: 129925
Category: Management
Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%
Shift: First
Employment Type: Full-time
Posting End Date: 06/07/2018

Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.

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