Sr. Quality Assurance Manager - Military veterans preferred

2022-01-13
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Houston
Texas
77007
United States

Title:

Sr. Quality Assurance Manager

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, intelligence community, NASA and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity.

Our people make the world a more productive, efficient and fascinating place. And that’s only the beginning.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is seeking a Sr. Quality Manager [SQM] to join our team for an exciting opportunity to manage KBR’s Global Readiness and Sustainment [R&S] Quality Management Systems for Operations, Maintenance, Facilities and Asset Management programs. This is a full-time position that will accommodate a hybrid remote/office work schedule and requires significant amounts of domestic and international travel along with temporary deployments. The SQM will report directly to the R&S VP of Support Services Operations. We seek an individual who is a highly organized self-starter capable of working in a fast-paced, multi-discipline team environment with the ability to manage competing priorities to achieve goals.

Responsibilities

  • 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 broad direction, is accountable for the performance and results of multiple related disciplines or sub-groups within a function.
  • Manages the delivery of functional objectives by providing leadership and direction to managers or professional staff.
  • Participates in the development of functional strategy and may be responsible for global processes and procedures.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 12+ years of experience, 3+ of which should be in management. Program Quality Management experience will be considered in lieu of education.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance after employment.
  • Experience recruiting, forming, and successfully managing teams, and ensuring the quality of their products.

Preferred:

  • Greenbelt and or Blackbelt certification or similar quality management certifications.
  • Experience in implementing lean for services six sigma program.
  • Certification from PMI.
  • Completed training course work for Lead ISO 9001 QMS auditor.
  • Prior experience with US military Base Operations Support [BOS] and asset management programs.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

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.

KBR — Delivering Solutions, Changing the World.

KBR brings together the best and brightest to deliver science, technology and engineering solutions that help governments and companies around the world accomplish their most critical missions and objectives.

In everything we do, we are guided by our ONE KBR Values:

  • We Value Our People – We create diverse, inclusive environments in which each person can feel safe, respected and valued, and where everyone has opportunities to grow and reach their full potential.
  • We Deliver – We are uncompromising in our commitment to deliver innovative, high-quality, technology-led solutions for our customers and exceptional, sustainable value for all our stakeholders.
  • We Are People of Integrity – We value honesty, trust, courage, fairness, prudence and tenacity. We believe doing what’s right for the planet, the communities where we work, and our people is good for business.
  • We Empower – We empower our people with a shared purpose, the right tools and the supportive culture they need to be proactive decision-makers, to be adaptive to change, and to succeed.
  • We Are a Team of Teams – We have a will to succeed, but we value the achievements of our team of teams over individual accomplishments. Our collective focus makes us a better, stronger, more effective company.

We have also embedded environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles in every business operation and corporate function. Not only are we committed to operating safely, sustainably and equitably, but we are also committed to using our capabilities and expertise to help our customers accomplish their sustainability goals.

Worldwide, KBR employs a diverse workforce approximately 29,000 people strong, with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.

At KBR, We Deliver.

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