Director Of Quality Assurance

Director Of Quality Assurance


Cypress, California

Employment Type



Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job ID



Our client is seeking a talented and driven Director of Quality Assurance to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for consistently improving overall quality and maintaining a Quality Management System (QMS), keeping up with an evolving product line, and changing customer requirements. 

Job Description:

Salary : $140000 - $200000

Role & Responsibilities

  • Evangelize quality practices throughout the Company, championing continual improvement.
  • Administer and maintain the company's AS9100-registered Quality Management System while serving as the expert resource on compliance across the company.
  • Manage the quality department, including quality engineers, reliability engineers, inspectors, and other personnel.
  • Administer internal Corrective and Preventative Action Requests (CAR/PAR)
  • Lead DLA qualification and retention actions for QPL products and new processes that may be implemented.
  • Respond to our customers' Supplier Corrective and Preventative Action Requests, including failure analysis reports and root cause analysis.
  • Perform and Oversee Internal Audits as part of company's QMS
  • Lead company-wide audits by external certifying agencies and customers, such as our annual AS9100 Audit
  • Prepare Company-wide Metrics for Management Review Process
  • Write new, update existing, and train employees on the Company's Corporation Standard Operating Procedures, RIIs and Forms
  • Perform failure analysis on RMA and in-house failures and produce reports.
  • Coordinate outside test lab analysis as needed

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM field and 8+ years working experience
  • Proven leadership and mentorship skills.
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in AS9100 environment (spaceflight preferred)
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with hybrid microelectronics
  • Expertise in a wide range of manufacturing processes (e.g. MIL-PRF-38534 or J-STD-001 etc.)
  • Familiarity with test methods in MIL-STD-883 and MIL-STD-202
  • Experience with working in an ESD safe environment
  • Ability to work both independently and in cross functional teams with proven history of meeting deadlines.
  • Elite technical writing ability; this job requires consistent writing of reports and chart packages for customer delivery.
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Must be a U.S. Person as defined by EAR Part 772 and ITAR 120.15


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience at DoD prime contractor
  • Experience in manufacturing of crystal oscillators or related RF technologies
  • Knowledge of testing for space qualification of electrical components and assemblies
  • Strong background in statistics
  • Ability to see the bigger picture in terms of the wider business and to think strategically.
  • Ability to communicate articulately and professionally across many organizational levels and cross functional teams.
  • Technical knowledge with Lean manufacturing practices and the Six Sigma methodology

Salary Range - $140,000 - $200,000



Contact Details:

Vince DeMonte

Director of Recruiting

Executive Alliance

direct dial - 631.498.8329