Serves as a member of a multi-functional or technical team as a resident QAS at a supplier facility. Provides risk based surveillance of supplier quality systems and processes from contract award to contract completion. Performs pre-award duties when requested by customers, and accepts products for the U.S. Government. Duties are performed independently, or as a member of an Integrated Product/Process Team (IPT).
Reviews contracts and technical data packages to identify the specification requirements which the contractor's processes must meet. Establishes and maintains communications with contractor's management, including applicable functional managers such as production, engineering, and QA personnel in the contracting cycle to ensure understanding exists for acceptable quality evidence for performance of such things as purchased materials and vendor controls, shipment, and key process proofing/measurement and analysis. Establishes and maintains a communications channel with the Contracting Office and Program Management Office as necessary. Notifies contracting offices and specifies preparing activities of deficient contract and technical requirements. Reviews and ensures flow-down of contract requirements to the contractor's inspection system and/or quality management system to validate that the contractor has the processes for properly extracting and translating these requirements into the appropriate inspection, test, engineering, production, manufacturing, packaging/marking, shipping, purchasing, and receiving functions. Reviews and ensures equipment, material, people, environment, methods, and other inputs to new/changed production/manufacturing processes and associated process controls to assure that contractual technical requirements are met for new/modified items or for products transitioning from design to production. Designs, plans and implements an effective risk management program to ensure that all threats to the successful delivery of the contract are addressed and mitigated in the Government's best interests. Performs risk assessments and analyses, relying on relevant customer, supplier performance, and Government data, and assigns risk ratings to quality systems and key processes. Ensures compliance with higher level quality contract requirements, performing risk planning to address specific contract, customer and DCMA policy requirements. Selects and describes tailored risk handling methods for surveillance of processes at the process level. Prepares surveillance plans tailored to a level of detail appropriate to the size, complexity and criticality of a supplier's facility and contracts.
Flight line Production Superintendent responsible for directing the overall maintenance effort of the unit. Managed the aircraft maintenance production effort by assigning priorities to work necessary to accomplish flying schedules and maintenance plans. Performed risk assessments and assigned risk classification ratings (High, Moderate, Low Risk). Performed production surveillance. Managed the maintenance effort by assigning priorities to meet the flying and maintenance schedules. Interpreted Technical Orders to determine necessary product testing, inspection, and specific data requirements. Worked closely with the Quality Assurance function to review drawings and specifications when submitting Engineering Technical Assist Requests (ETARs).
Accomplished and coordinated all maintenance and inspections on assigned airframes. Responsible for the accomplishment of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and time compliance technical orders. Provided training and task certification to Air Force Active-Duty, Reserve, and Air National Guard subordinates. Served as Team Leader/Lead Tech for the Airplane General (APG) section, responsible for creating monthly training schedules for shop personnel that were in upgrade or re-qualification training status.
- DAWIA Level II certified in Manufacturing, Production, & Quality Assurance, OCT 2014
- Quality Systems commodity certification, JUN 2015
- Aircraft commodity certification, MAR 2014
DCMA Lead Quality Assurance Specialist
DCMA- Lead Quality Assurance Specialist
DCMA- Lead Quality Assurance Specialist
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