Job Order #3972

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Posted Date: 3/19/2019
Job Category: Engineering
Position Title: Quality Test Manager
Salary Range:
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: Essential Functions:
• Manage overall software and system verification and validation testing to ensure products meet customers’ requirements. Participate in discussions with customers on quality topics.
• Manage internal audits following corporate quality policy to ensure the company continues meeting internal and external quality standards.
• Directs the activities of company quality department during preprogram proposal, program planning, implementation, testing, and production phases to ensure that all quality artifacts and final products achieve expected quality criteria.
• Lead monthly quality reviews, annual management reviews, as well as external ISO, CMMI, and customer audits and appraisals.
• Act as continuous improvement change agent to lead internal stakeholders in overall development methods and processes improvement with direct responsibilities in verification and validation, and quality assurance areas.
• Drive continuous improvement projects by utilizing continual improvement tools such as DMAIC, Six Sigma, Agile methodology.
• Participate in strategic and budget planning to ensure quality department has right resources, skills, and equipment to completed work effectively.
• Interact regularly with product line manager, engineers, project management/operation to promote quality culture and institutionalize quality management systems.
• Willingness to challenge established ways of doing things in a constructive way.
• Maintain inspection procedures, sampling test methods, and product quality assurance in compliance with all Integrated management system standards

Required Skills
• Demonstrate proactive and strategic thinking, need to able to both look at big picture and focus on details.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills; confident and capable in a customer facing role.
• Ability to make independent decisions and successful track record of influencing key stakeholders.
• The ability to independently analyze data, identify trends, formulate and implement corrective action to improve overall quality systems compliance, effectiveness, and efficiency.
• The ability to self-motivate to a high level of productivity.
• Understand system/software development life cycle
• Understand project management principle

Required Experience
• 7-10+ years of experience
• Work experience in quality standard such as ISO 9001, CMMI
• Work experience in software/system development in one or more following roles, development, testing, or quality assurance
• Team and performance management experience.

Preferred Experience:
• Experience in overall quality management systems for an organization.
• Software/system testing experience
• Experience in safety product development in military, transportation, or medical device

A BSc degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science
(A Master’s degree would be preferred)

Training/ Certifications: None mandated, but industry related certifications are helpful, Six-Sigma, CQE, CQM, ISO 9001, CMMI training, safety standard (CENELEC, MIL-STD-882)

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