Boeing Enterprise Quality has an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) Senior Manager to join our quality team in Tukwila, WA; Saint Louis, MO; Mesa, AZ or Ridley Park, PA and lead the adoption of APQP across all of Boeing.
The candidate will lead development & application of AS9145 / Advanced Product Quality Planning across all of Boeing in collaboration with business unit teams.
Lead a core team of APQP experts developing tools, training, standards & processes and providing expertise to tackle demanding challenges using APQP on new developments and sustaining projects.
Develop, maintain & report on key Enterprise APQP Performance Indicators.
Use leading indicators/KPIs/metrics and other analytic tools to identify risks/opportunities and to help sustain gains and educate people on defect-free work
Work with business unit partners to transition Boeing to using APQP as standard work.
Develops quality strategies and plans in support of new business acquisition and execution of program/business plans.
Provides education and coaching on the Quality System.
Oversees review of technical information to ensure quality and producibility.
Manages employees and mid-level managers performing quality engineering and technical activities on or in support of programs through all phases of the product lifecycle.
Acquires and manages resources, provides quality technical management and leads performance improvements.
Manages, develops and motivates employees and managers.
Partners with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Operations, and Business Unit leadership across the company to identify, prioritize, plan, and implement APQP & other process improvements enabling Boeing to deliver higher quality, affordable products & services to our customers.
Builds a proactive quality culture within Boeing using a company-wide communications effort that shares success stories, provides tools and information.
Conveys organizational messages to facilitate the accomplishment of organizational goals
Proactively communicates with leadership, peers, suppliers and customers
Keeps others informed by communicating Quality goals, business vision and strategies, program or project status.
Conducts & participates in meetings from executive level to shop floor to direct, educate, report & coach best
Actively listens to employees concerns and suggestions to improve organizational performance & culture / Values open and honest communication.
Identifies, recruits and develops individuals skilled in best in industry level “quality” practices & procedures.
Communicates appropriate policies and directives to enhance employee awareness and clarify expectations
Establishes partnerships and relationships with internal and external customers, stakeholders, peers, and direct reports
This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.
Position may require travel up to 25% of the time.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
This position is for 1st shift.
This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.
Masters Degree in a relevant business or technical field
Experience with Product Lifecycle and/or gated processes
Experience working with manufacturing build plans, bill of materials, and manufacturing operations
Experience in engineering design or manufacturing engineering
Experience working with AS9100 and/or similar QMS standard
Cultural Transformation skills
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