PDS Tech is seeking an Quality Assurance Certification Specialist for an open position in Savannah, GA.
In a team oriented environment, performs all tasks in area of responsibility in a timely and efficient manner to support aircraft certification activities performed by FAA Principle Inspectors or ODA IARs. Ensures the article and all associated data supports and presented for certification meets requirements in accordance with the approved Quality Assurance System and the ODA (ODA-511131-CE) Operations Manual.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. Coordinates article & aircraft certification activities to program schedule and milestones. 2. Manipulates and maintains large data sets related to configuration, article traceability and conformity of aircraft to determine status and compare to schedule and objectives. 3. Prepares and/or reviews data packages prior to submission in accordance with ODA/FAA requirements. 4. Performs data evaluation, interrogation and correlation of data between electronic systems. 5. Identifies abnormal data trends or changes, works with internal and external organizations to facilitate resolution. 6. Interprets engineering configuration data relative to manufacturing planning and deviations. 7. Monitors completion of certification tasks to ensure completion to program requirements and schedules. 8. Participates in team process improvement team projects both internal and external to quality.
Additional Functions: 1. Actively engaged and completes process improvement projects related to achieving improved quality or efficiency within their area of responsibility. 2. Actively supports corporate initiative in resource sustainability and business continuity. 3. Promotes, encourages and supports continuous improvement culture. 4. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelors degree in Engineering, aviation sciences, quality systems or related field ;or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Two years related technical experience of continually increasing responsibility.
Other Requirements: 1. An Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license is not required but may be used in combination with four (4) years of related quality experience (in addition to the experience requirements below) to offset the Bachelors degree. 2. ASQ certification (CQE) and/or experience as a FAA recognized airworthiness designee highly preferred. 3. Current/prior authorizations as an FAA IAR/DMIR/ODAR or DAR is preferred. 4. A&P license preferred. 5. Understands and is able to apply and communicate to others: blueprints/specifications, Federal Aviation Regulations, Quality Control System Requirements. 6. Computer literate-capable of working within the various software applications utilized throughout the corporation.
Unique Skills: Working knowledge of FAA regulations and Aircraft Certification processes in a Type Certificate program. Detail oriented and able to evaluate data for inconsistencies within tables, reports, technical documentation and other records required to support conformity process. Flexibility to work varied hours or weekends as necessary to support aircraft testing schedule. Prepares reports, creates test tracking using data from various company systems. Experience working with SAP, Solumina, SmarTeam and MS Excel desired. Demonstrated experience with data validations, data integrity and regulatory reporting desired
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