With our strong investment in research and development, and culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of industrial fabrics and composite materials. We invite you to join more than 6,000 people who work for Hexcel at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe and join our “strength within.”
Hexcel Corporation is currently seeking a Quality Manager for our Kent, WA location.
or any other protected class.
The Quality Manager will be a member of the Site Leadership Team and will be responsible for providing direction for the Quality strategy, managing Quality Department staff, maintaining and developing analytical methods, analytical training, integrity of quality records, customer satisfaction and product variability reduction as well as maintaining the AS9100 quality system.
The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:
Maintaining a safe work environment and operation.
Providing leadership and expertise to implement, improve and maintain aerospace quality systems.
Interfacing with customers to ensure compliance with customer quality requirements.
Preparing quality plans/manuals on existing and new products; these plans include sampling plans, special customer requirements, etc. to ensure product quality.
Reviewing manufacturing documents for compliance to quality requirements; providing oversight of the quality approval of shop order and Manufacturing and Inspection records (M&IR) preparation.
Facilitating/coordinating quality improvement and root-cause corrective action projects as required.
Scoping, organizing, and conducting Kaizen events and other Lean/5S activities.
Overseeing/leading Six Sigma projects and activities using the DMAIC process.
Conducting internal and supplier audits to ensure compliance to quality standards.
Acting as a primary resource in the research and response to customer complaints, rejections, and requests for corrective action to enhance positive customer and supplier relationships in a cooperative environment, including continuous follow-up and interface with customers and/or suppliers on all quality issues.
Preparing and presenting detailed and management oriented written and oral reports.
Providing oversight of the document control function for the plant site.
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to take initiative, maintain confidentiality, and meet deadlines is essential.
Ability to work effectively both independently and in a cross-functional team environment is critical.
Strong working knowledge and leadership skills using Six Sigma and Lean tools.
Eligible candidate must be: U.S. citizen, U.S. national, a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence, a temporary resident under sections 210(a) or 245(A) of the Act, a person admitted in refugee status, a person granted asylum. Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.
Hexcel is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, status as protected veteran, or any other protected class.
With our strong investment in research and development, and culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of industrial fabrics and composite materials. Over 4,500 people work for Hexcel at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe……we call them our “Strength Within"