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QA Manager Position

Progeny Systems Corporation
Charleroi, PA 15022
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Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Location: US-PA-Charleroi
Category: Technical

Job Description

Develop departmental strategy and vision to ensure adherence with customer requirements and expectations. Implements methods to monitor products and processes for consistency in quality. Designs and implements processes for collection for statistical information and conducts analysis for corrective action implementation, risk avoidance and general quality improvement. Interacts with the production team to ensure quality processes are being adhered to and to identify opportunities for improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities

Lead quality planning efforts throughout production environment to ensure all applicable contract requirements and deliverables are met.

Oversee the Quality Management System for effectiveness and drive necessary updates to meet internal and external rules and regulations.

Lead Quality initiatives throughout production, ensuring adequate resources, tools and training in place to ensure consistent process and quality of product.

Lead root cause/failure analysis process initiatives to minimize production downtime and improve production quality.

Work with suppliers to help formulate quality standards to help minimize time and cost of inspection and reduces suppliers defects.

Coordinate efforts with supply chain to qualify new suppliers, develop supplier programs and support supplier improvement efforts.

Review, analyze, and summarize data in order to create data-driven decisions within the production environment.

Participate in and oversee continuous improvements projects to increase productivity, eliminate scrap, and reduce rework operations.

Develop new inspection and testing procedures for products. Uses the information from testing and inspection reports to investigate the cause of defective products.

Seeks to improve the quality of the delivered product as well as internal processes and instructions.

Develops and implements processes and controls in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 guidelines and is responsible for yearly registrar audits.

Oversees and participates in external audits by our customers.

Oversee, motivate, mentor and evaluate Quality Departments employees performance.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Comprehensive written and verbal communication, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, quantitative, analytical, organizational, and follow-up skills.

Work independently, demonstrate effective management skills in working with multi-task assignments, interfacing with various engineering disciplines.

The ability to meet deadlines on multiple projects as well as the ability to converse effectively with all levels of personnel.

Advanced personal computer skills including spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and specialized applications.

Must be able to handle multiple assignments and also perform in a diverse cross-functional team environment.

Extensive Root Cause and Problem Solving experience is highly desirable.

Practical knowledge and experience with all aspects of the ASQ CQE Body of Knowledge.

Broad technical knowledge with experience in an electronics assembly and ISO9001 or similar environment.


Bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering discipline (e.g., Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering) or related field.

Minimum of five years experience in a relevant environment.

Preferred: Experience implementing QMS/TQM from ground up would be helpful.

This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations. Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

Posted: 2020-12-22 Expires: 2021-01-23

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