CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATE
Collins Aerospace
Foley, AL
Date Posted:
2019-10-03-07:00

Country:
United States of America

Location:
HAL02: Aerostructures-Foley 1300 West Fern Ave, Foley, AL, 36535 USA
At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Collins Aerospace’s Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles - the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?You could be a great fit for our Quality organization if:
  • You take immense satisfaction and pride in the quality of your work.
  • You’re the first to point out opportunities for continuous improvement (even outside of work…not at all to the annoyance of your friends and family).
  • You understand the absolute importance of adhering to compliance…all while making your customers proud by achieving a zero-defect quality delivery plan.
OK. We got it. You live and breathe Quality. So do we! For us at Collins Aerospace, quality is personal. People’s lives and safety depend on the quality of our products. From the child flying for the first time, to the men and women who save lives, to the astronaut exploring outer space – what we do matters, every day. If you checked the boxes above, we invite you to join the Quality organization as we work to be the best aerospace company for the world by delighting our customers with 100 percent on-time delivery and zero defect parts.

Role Overview
This position is for an entry-level quality professional with day-to-day ACE/Continuous Improvement objectives.Makes changes to solve and improve the quality effectiveness of processes.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Applies ACE tools and methodologies in business and manufacturing environments to drive best in class processes while working to become a recognized ACE Practitioner/ACE Master .
  • Participates in ACE Site Assessments to enable ACE site and cell certifications.
  • Responsible for monthly ACE Performance Metrics that focus on organization objectives in the areas of cost, efficiency, and quality.
  • Develops and manages quality programs (e.g., ACE) to assist internal staff, suppliers, customers, and partners with initiatives to reengineer processes and methods that adequately assure quality of an organization's products.
  • Oversees internal ACE/lean trainings and facilitates ACE events.
  • Ensures and enables ACE site & Cell certifications.
  • Recommends process and procedural changes to ensure that company objectives in the areas of cost, efficiency, and quality are met.
  • Ensures that quality control procedures adequately evaluate an organization's products.
  • Provides process certification, PFMEA, 8D Problem Solving & Red-X and UPPAP element support and training.
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and less than 3 years of relevant experience. OR in the absence of a degree, 4 years of relevant experience is required.
Must be a US Person

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other - propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more
Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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