ISA-BOSS: Principal Specialist, Quality Assurance - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-02
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee



Bahrain

Title: ISA-BOSS: Principal Specialist, Quality Assurance

Location: Bahrain

Job Number: 1074954

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Principal Specialist, Quality Assurance

Provides specialized technical expertise in support of the Quality program, including specialized inspection and testing techniques, quality training, statistical methods, audits, quality tools for problem solving and assessment. Creates inspection reports stating the conditions of a work area to ensure requirements are met. Makes recommendations for corrective action. Applies knowledge of quality systems and tools to validate and verify contractually required standards for project execution. Implements principles of performance evaluation and prediction methods are used to improve product systems safety, reliability, and maintainability. Responsible for maintaining quality standard of products and the procedures and materials that go into work scope. Aligns quality management function with the performance needs of product lines. Under general direction, direct the daily activities of a business, technical support, or functional support team. Establishes priorities for the completion of assigned tasks. Uses judgment to interpret internal and external issues and develop best practices. May direct resources, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to less experienced team members. Relies upon experience, interpersonal skills, and broad knowledge of field to ensure task completion in compliance with policies, procedures, and business strategy. Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 7

years of experience.

Specific skills required for this position are listed below:

Specific Skills

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Devise sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data

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Plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality

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Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities

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Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues

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Collect and compile statistical quality data

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Analyze data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system

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Develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions

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Prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities

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Identify training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards

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Evaluate audit findings and implement appropriate corrective actions

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Monitor risk management activities

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Responsible for document management systems

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Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements

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Attend numerous high level meetings and present result outputs to senior management

Education and Experience

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Bachelor’s degree preferred

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Certifications an advantage including Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate, Six Sigma

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Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience

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Department of Defense or Department of State contractor experience

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Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and databases

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Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA

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Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements

Key Competencies

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Attention to detail

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Communication skills - verbal and written

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Data collection, management and analysis

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Problem analysis and problem solving

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Planning and organizing

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Judgment

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Decision-making

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Customer service orientation

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Teamwork

Additional requirements:

Must be fluent in English

Must possess passport book with at least 12 months of remaining validity AND with at least 6 blank visa/stamp pages remaining

Must possess driver’s license with at least 6 months of remaining validity

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