National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Test Operations Quality Specialist

Location: Arnold AFB, TN
Date Posted: 05-15-2017
Job Title:  Test Operations Quality Specialist

Job Duties:
  • Proactively implement the NAS quality program for the AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment (TOS) domain as a quality professional embedded within the Mission Execution team.
  • Conduct/verify test article and facility inspections, particularly for critical test processes such as foreign object debris (FOD), configuration and test readiness requirements.
  • Lead or participate in independent audits, process surveillance, assessments, procedural reviews and inspections.
  • Enable the timely mitigation of technical and project management risks.
  • Perform reviews, audits, process surveillance and inspections in support of Mission Execution activities, including providing support of capital projects.
  • Deploy and support the use of a comprehensive closed loop corrective action program, which includes trending and predictive analytics, preventative action, extent evaluation, causal analysis, corrective action implementation.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the quality program while leading a culture focused on improving quality, reducing costs and cycle time.
  • Represent Quality and Performance Management with Mission Execution management, line personnel and the test customers across the TOS domain and provide solutions to their quality needs.
  • Work within assigned teams and independently, with limited to minimal supervision, and take initiative to resolve issues and formulate solutions.
  • Exemplify behaviors consistent with a strong quality culture through demonstration of a focus on excellence, personal and shared accountability, and customer satisfaction. 
  • Support the use of common work processes and procedures within assigned function across the TOS contract.
  • Represent Quality and Performance Management with Mission Execution/Test Operations management, line personnel and test customers to provide solutions to their quality needs, requirements and expectations.
  • Work within assigned teams and independently, with limited to minimal supervision, and take initiative to resolve issues and formulate solutions.
  • Conduct or support process surveillance, independent inspections, audits, and assessments.
  • Lead or participate in causal analysis to determine apparent and root causes of process failures.
  • 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.
  • Direct the work of quality specialists and others when assigned.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
 Basic Qualifications:
  • Two years of college with courses in engineering or associated disciplines and five (5) years of related experience. Additional relevant education may be substituted for a portion of the experience.
  • Knowledge and experience applying industry or regulatory standards pertinent to the AEDC TOS domain.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of quality program requirements and the implementation thereof, as evidenced by continued proficiency in exercising assigned responsibilities.
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Quality professional certifications (ASQ or equivalent) related to Quality Systems, Quality Engineering, Auditing, or related.
  • AS9100 or ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Certification.
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional Certification.
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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