National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Quality Specialist III - 953

Location: Arnold AFB, TN
Date Posted: 08-02-2018
National Aerospace Solutions (NAS), LLC is the team selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment activities at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, in Tullahoma, Tennessee. NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force and the workforce at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) to drive the change necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the Complex while ensuring mission success: no impact to customers, no loss in data quality, and no reduction in productive test time – ultimately securing AEDC's long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and flight testing.

NAS currently has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Quality Specialist to join our team at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee.

Job Title:  Quality Specialist III - 953

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Location: Arnold Air Force Base, Tullahoma, TN
Job Summary:
The successful candidate will assist with the implementation and maintenance of a compliant, efficient and effective Quality Management System (QMS) which includes supporting tools, procedures and processes. Maintain the integrity of the QMS through configuration control of enterprise documentation and maintenance of records. Monitor the implementation and effectiveness of the quality program through audits, assessments, surveillance and inspections to enable the timely identification and mitigation of risks. Represent NAS during quality audits conducted by customer, management or other agencies. Interface with suppliers and subcontractors as necessary on quality related items to assure defect free products and compliant materials are delivered.
Support the development and improvement of processes, procedures, methodologies and systems that support enterprise health reporting.  Administer a comprehensive closed loop corrective action program, including trending and predictive analytics, preventive action, extent evaluation, causal analysis, corrective action and improvement validation.
Work within assigned teams and independently, with limited supervision. Take initiative to resolve issues, formulate solutions and spearhead implementation. Exemplify behaviors consistent with a strong quality culture through demonstration of a focus on excellence, personal and shared accountability, attention to detail and customer satisfaction.  Supports the use of common work processes and procedures within assigned function across the Test and Operations Sustainment (TOS) contract.
Job Duties:
  • Implement assigned aspect(s) of the QMS and related quality program for the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) TOS domain.
  • Lead and/or participate in independent audits, process surveillance, assessments, and inspections.
  • Administer and / or facilitate deployment of a comprehensive closed loop corrective action program, including trending and predictive analytics, preventive action, extent evaluation, causal analysis, corrective action, and improvement validation.
  • Maintain the integrity of the QMS through configuration control of QMS documentation and maintenance of appropriate records.
  • Responsible for one or more aspects of the quality program with some complexity or impact across the AEDC TOS domain.
  • Responsible for implementation of one or more aspects of the quality management program.
  • Reviews material requisitions including technical specifications with respect to quality requirements, working closely with Acquisitions and Engineering.
  • Inspect materials, document deliverables, apply appropriate quality requirements ensuring vendor adherence to statements of work across the AEDC TOS domain.
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree with 5 years of progressive and relevant experience or 11 years of progressive and relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of quality program requirements and the implementation thereof, as evidenced by continued proficiency in exercising assigned responsibilities.
  • Knowledge and experience applying industry or regulatory standards pertinent to the AEDC TOS domain.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Quality professional certifications (ASQ or equivalent) related to Quality Systems, Quality Engineering, Auditing, or related.
  • AS9100 or ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Certification.
  • Possesses an ANSI/ASME Level I certification indicating a capability to perform and document the results of inspections or tests that are required in accordance with documented procedures, accepted standards, and/or industry practices.
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Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.
NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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