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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
Web Site: https://udayton.edu/

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Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? Our sustainment division invites qualified candidates to apply for our Quality Leader opening supporting additive manufacturing and other cutting edge advanced manufacturing technologies! This is a full time benefit eligible position that offers health, dental and vision insurance, retirement, disability, tuition assistance, vacation/sick accrual and holiday pay.

This position will elevate the existing quality system to the next-level Quality Management System (QMS), supporting increased product criticality, process discipline, and quality metrics improvement. Additionally, the job will entail 1) lead continued development, implementation, and maintenance of the QMS for a low volume, high mix advanced manufacturing environment at UDRI and 2) development of process documentation for use by the USAF. Support of advanced manufacturing programs for sustainment activities is integral to this enterprise.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Bachelors degree in science, engineering, engineering/manufacturing technology, or equivalent/applicable degree with 6 years min of applicable experience OR 10+ years of direct experience in quality management
2. 3+ years of experience in aerospace quality
3. Demonstrated experience in setting up or leading manufacturing quality metrics
4. A minimum of 5 years of experience in a structured Quality Management System (QMS) including responsibilities such as developing, implementing, maintaining, or auditing procedures
5. Demonstrated experience in root cause and corrective action processes and selection/use of associated tools
6. Working knowledge of the disposition of non-conformances and non-compliances (similar to Material Review Board type processes)
7. Demonstrated experience in change control and change management
8. Ability to read, understand and subsequently interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports
9. Experience with development and delivery/performance of training related to quality systems
10. Working knowledge of AS9100 or ISO9001 oversight
11. Demonstrated organizational skills
12. Demonstrated successful collaboration within a multi-disciplinary team
13. Effective verbal and written communication skills with team members at all levels
14. Attention to detail
15. Supervisory experience
16. Due to the nature of this position, US citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

1. Familiarity and experience with the latest Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) standards
2. Possess a recognized quality related certificate
3. Familiar with various manufacturing processes such as casting, CNC machining, forging, heat treat, and additive manufacturing for metals and plastics
4. ERP or MRP software experience utilizing its quality control modules
5. Non Destructive Inspection experience
6. Black Belt certification from corporate or accredited program with demonstrated success with DMAIC projects
7. Proficient in statistics as it relates to quality processes and process capability
8. Ability to relate to and motivate work associates in the spirit of collaboration, relative to lessons learned and preventative corrective actions

Special Instructions to Applicants

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.