AECOM Quality Manager 1 in Fort Polk, Louisiana

United States of America - Louisiana, Fort Polk

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate opening for a Quality Manager 1 at Fort Polk, LA.

The Quality Manager 1 plans and directs activities concerned with the development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for processing materials into partially finished or finished material or product. Quality assurance and quality control are important aspects to this job family. Quality assurance includes all those planned and systematic actions necessary to provide adequate confidence that an item or a facility will perform satisfactorily in service. Quality control includes all those aspects of quality assurance, which provides a means of control and measures the characteristics of an item, process or facility to established requirements.

Essential Responsibilities :

  1. Manages a group of quality employees in a group office or working on a portion of a project.

  2. Plans, conducts and directs research and/or development work on complex quality projects necessitating the origination and application of new and unique approaches.

  3. Possesses and applies an advanced knowledge to the completion of projects.

  4. Ensures the product is designed, procured, and installed in accordance with customer and company quality requirements and within established budgets.

  5. Makes frequent decisions using principles and professional independent judgment.

  6. Provides technical inspiration, leadership, and consultation to professional co-workers.

  7. Provides leadership for quality assurance and quality control support on assigned program(s) and/or areas to ensure that the product is designed, procured, and installed in accordance with customer and company quality requirements.

  8. Provides leadership for new systems, development, proposals, implementation, procedures, and any related quality activity.

  9. Analyzes, evaluates, and plans methods of approach and organizes means to achieve solution of complex technical problems.

  10. Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity. Reviews project process and evaluate results.

  11. Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

  12. May specialize in particular area of quality control engineering, such as design, maintenance, incoming material, process control, product evaluation, inventory control, product reliability, research and development, and administrative application.

  13. Provides technical consultation to lower level engineers, technicians, and inspectors.

  14. Acts as liaison with outside suppliers in establishing or modifying specifications for purchased items.

  15. Devises and applies testing procedures for parts or sub-assemblies received from outside vendors.

  16. Participates in the development, maintenance, and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs.

  17. Recommends corrective action to quality problems.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident.

  2. Education: Bachelors degree in engineering or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  3. Experience: 12+ years experience in area of specialization.

  4. Lead Auditor/Auditor Certificate desired.

  5. Good oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

  6. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

  7. Position may require travel.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Management

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194521BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.