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QA Manager - Military veterans preferred

Global, A 1st Flagship (
Defense Contracting

30.00 /hr

  full-time   employee

United States


Reports directly to the Project Manager and is responsible for administering the Contractor's Quality Control (QC) program. Supervises the personnel that perform the QC inspections and monitors the progress of inspections, correlates required inspection reports and keeps the Project Manager informed of any problem areas. Responsible for maintenance of the technical library.

Develop and maintain the Quality Assurance/Quality Control SOP. Establish the QA policies and procedures needed to assess the overall quality of work.
Develop, implement, monitor, and modify quality/inspections management processes and procedures intended to enable the timely, cost effective, completion of department responsibilities.
Maintain the Shipâ??s History File.
Maintain company and government databases (MR, SABAR, WMS, Training Matrix) as required.
Review Ship Inactivation Plans and provide detailed feedback to the Project Manager and COR.
Prepare Ship Inactivation Brief. Deliver brief and train Ships Force on the Inactivation process.
Execute necessary cost control procedures designed to properly estimate, execute and account for all tasks performed.
Effectively communicate and coordinate with all individuals and organizations charged with the accomplishment of those tasks required to schedule and complete all inspections as required by the contract.
Maintain the RTU and RUGID alarm systems. Ensure alarm system is always operational.
Maintain the highest achievable physical security of all assigned facilities and vessels.
Enforce the detailed control, management and administration of classified material.
Provide the leadership and management necessary to achieve the highest levels of performance in the following areas: inspections / quality assurance and management.
Provide timely, accurate, complete correspondence, reports and supporting documentation to the Project Manager, corporate leadership and COR.
Assist in the development of the Semi-annual Performance Presentation.
Brief the Project Manager a minimum of each week on the status of all ongoing and planned projects.
Debrief completed projects and develop improvement plans from â??lessons learned.â??
Maintain a good working relationship with the Contracting Officerâ??s Representative (COR) in the execution of all contract provisions for Inactive Ships and its detachments.
Engage all levels within the organization in the process of identifying, implementing and enforcing newer and better ways to exceed customer expectations in all undertakings.
Ask questions and actively listen in an effort to ensure a complete understanding of employee ideas and concerns.
Invite, accept, consider, and act on constructive criticism that will improve quality and efficiency.
Professionally represent the company in all dealings with the customer, suppliers, sub-contractors, and other government agencies.
Provide clear, firm and consistent leadership while fostering a team culture built on the companyâ??s core values of individual accountability, growth, safety, respect, integrity and commitment.
Participate in hiring, indoctrination, training and promotion of the most qualified individuals. Ensure all individuals are afforded an equal opportunity in employment and advancement.
Ensure accountability and responsibility from all employees.
Focus on safety. Provide a work environment that promotes a zero number of lost workdays, injuries, and accidents.
Ensure performance feedback, mentoring, and coaching is practiced at all levels.
Respond to emergency alarms (during working hours and non-working hours), investigate cause of alarms and make recommendations for proper response based on sound Damage Control doctrine.
Perform Duty Manager duties on a rotational basis.
Travel as necessary (including out of country) to conduct company business or to conduct ships force inactivation briefings.
Maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records, correspondence and other material.
Adhere to all corporate core values, policies, and procedures in the execution of all responsibilities.
Must be able to work effectively with co-workers in a professional manner at all times.


A four-year college degree with at least three (3) years of managerial experience in quality inspection of ship maintenance-related experience OR High School Diploma with 10 years of quality inspection of ship maintenance-related experience with at least five (5) years of which involved managerial responsibilities. Must qualify as a Shipyard Competent Person and an AHERA Building Inspector within the time frame indicated in the company Offer Letter. Must have a valid state driverâ??s license and be eligible to operate company/government vehicles.

May be required to qualify as the Rigging Load Test Director or Certifying Official IAW the NAVFAC P-307.

Previous Navy, Coast Guard or Maritime experience of ten years or more.

General Information:

In order to perform the essential job functions of this position, candidate must be able to lead and inspire people, manage projects, compose/write descriptive reports; use appropriate techniques to plans

brief project activities; verbally direct individuals and groups; and establish and maintain positive working relationships with all employees and the customer.

Knowledge Required:

Must have general computer skills and Microsoft Office program skills.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a SECRET Security Clearance.
Must be a US Citizen per Inactive Shipoff Instruction 5500.3B of 13 May 13
Global is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Global makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Karen Stedman at (360) 865-1685 to request a reasonable accommodation.

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