Quality Assurance Manager


Transport and Rail

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Jacksonville, FL - (USA) 9823 Tapestry Park Circle Suite 10 FL Jacksonville , FL - 32246 Phone : 904-807-9608



Job Description

Quality Assurance Manager Needed In the Jacksonville Florida Market

Primary Duties:

Manage the implementation of ISO9001 from initiation to certification for the Xorail (XRL) business unit of Wabtec Corporation

Manage the ISO Audit process and ensure compliance to ISO guidelines

Documentation of ISO procedures

Ensure that all departments within the company are adhering to the directions and guidelines established within the "Manual of Standards and Recommended Practices" published by the Association of American Railroads.

The Quality Manager will work with Vice Presidents of various Engineering departments and the Program Management team to ensure that all projects meet the specifications established by each customer.

Maintain and update all sections of the XRL Quality Assurance Manual.

Act as the point of contact between XRL and the AAR for all quality issues.

Audit all departments for compliance with corporate Department Level Work Instructions.

Conduct quality training for department quality personnel and any other quality training as required

Conduct Statistical analysis where required, and generate reports for management

Closely monitor cost of poor quality (COPQ) and implement improvement processes

Create root cause analysis reports as needed

Monitor business performance through KPI's for the Wabtec Excellence Program

Assist with Priority Deployment of Quality Objectives and related metrics

Experience / Skills:

5 years quality experience with a Signal design or equivalent Electronics company

The Quality Manager must have certification, or become a certified AAR Internal Quality Auditor utilizing the Quality Audit procedures outlined in Section J, M-1003 Specification for Quality Assurance.

Ability to conduct Process Capability studies, SPC and other design engineering assurance studies

The successful individual will have the ability to work with all levels of personnel up to and including senior management.

Experience with Electronics Design and Development processes

Good communication skills with the ability to write technical manuals and instructions

Above average skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


BS in Engineering or related field (minimum required)

Six Sigma Black Belt preferred

Design for Six Sigma knowledge preferred

Familiarity with Minitab or equivalent Statistical Analysis software

Understanding of Continuous improvement and Lean concepts