The Quality and Configuration Manager is responsible for development, implementation, and maintenance of the ProActive Quality Management System (QMS), including the ProActive Configuration Management System (CMS)
Ensure that the QMS and CMS meet customer, internal, industry, and statutory/regulatory requirements.
Implement and maintain tools and databases to capture product data including requirements,
specifications, drawings and associated lists, software source code and executables, and change history.
Perform configuration status accounting, maintaining records of product configuration history, changes processed, and current product baseline status.
Maintain a risk register to capture risks and opportunities, and appropriate actions, related to the continued operation of the QMS and the CMS.
Monitor, measure, and trend performance against Quality Objectives, and lead corrective action when required.
Perform incoming, in-process, and final inspection and testing of hardware, software and systems as required to support program milestones. Ensure timely inspection/calibration of monitoring
and measuring devices. Ensure proper handling and storage of hazardous materials.
Ensure that hardware, software, and process defects are recorded and properly dispositioned. Ensure that root cause analysis is completed, and corrective actions are implemented to prevent recurrence of defects.
Communicate with customers and suppliers relating to project goals and issues. Ensure that ProActive QMS and CMS requirements are flowed down to suppliers and subcontractors.
Ensure that product configuration data is stored securely with appropriate backup systems.
Achieve and maintain external third-party certification of the QMS.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the integration of core competencies into daily functions, up to and including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Verbal communications, documentation skills, attention to detail, reporting results, thoroughness, presentation skills, and objectivity are required.
Education / Experience:
Must have at least a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, or related technical field; advanced degree is preferred. At least 10 years of work experience in Quality Assurance and Configuration Management should be combined with a demonstrated track record of accomplishments as an engineering manager, and with satisfying customers in technology- driven, developing companies. Requires in-depth knowledge of industry standards including ISO 9001, AS9100, AS5553, CMMI-DEV, ANSI/ESD S20.20, and MIL-STD-882. ASQ certification as Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence is preferred.
Proof of Security Clearance: Must be able to acquire and maintain a Secret Clearance.
U.S Citizenship required.
About ProActive Technologies Inc.
ProActive Technologies provides state-of-the-art hardware and software design engineering and logistical and management support services to the simulation and training marketplaces for Government and private industry.
Our driving principles of QUALITY, ON-TIME DELIVERY, and SERVICE are achieved as a direct result of our employees' dedication to fulfilling our customers' goals. INTEGRITY and CREDIBILITY are our foundations.
We stand behind our word and our work. This philosophy is the basis for ProActive Technologies' exceptional reputation with our customers, suppliers, and our competitors.