Location(s): Warrendale, PA or Remote (outside the Pittsburgh area)
Manage complex projects requiring internal and external interface while demonstrating entrepreneurial and leadership skills as well as support the implementation of company strategy and continuous improvement initiatives as an Industry expert.
Manage assigned industry managed programs for task groups; develop audit criteria and state of the art consensus qualification procedures; recruit qualified auditors, publish audit/survey reports working through committee structure and due process to serve industry, government and society.
Conduct audit reviews (achieve & maintain delegation) with strict confidentiality and compliance with procedural and regulatory requirements
Task Group Support:
Manage/assist supporting a Task Group
Facilitate audit criteria development and revisions
Facilitate Task Group Meetings / Lead Task Group projects
Provide technical summary reports to the assigned task group
Conduct and participate in Auditor interviews and recruitment
Identify and execute Auditor training
Develop new scopes within assigned commodities
Lead large PRI internal projects to support continuous improvement and PRI strategies
Collaborate with Auditor Staffing to ensure sufficient capacity and manage assigned Auditors and Audit Reviewers
Conduct audits as required upon approval as an Auditor
Maintain proficiency or gain knowledge for all assigned technology areas by attending classes and conferences, visiting Subscribers/Suppliers
Develop knowledge for new technologies within assigned technical areas (new scopes/audit criteria within commodities).
Adapt an existing commodity to another Industry Managed Program (IMP)
Develop and manage budgets of assigned activities
Support investigations initiated by the Ethics & Appeals Committee, as required
Bachelor of Science Degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Engineering or related field
Hands on experience in heat treatment as a technical owner or supervisor
Knowledge of heat treating processes and materials used in Aerospace, including familiarity AMS2750 pyrometry specification.
Professional Engineer / Member of professional body, preferred
10 years experience in applicable technologies
10 years experience in Quality Systems, preferred
10 years experience working with technical industry standards, preferred
Auditing experience / knowledge of Quality Management Systems, preferred
10 years experience in the Aerospace Industry, preferred
Technical knowledge of appropriate materials science/engineering disciplines/methods.
Computers Skills: Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office). Ability to make presentations, data pulls, and analysis
Job Knowledge: Demonstrates a functional understanding of all job knowledge skills, procedures, and processes
Language Skills: Possesses English language oral and written communication skills
Leadership: Shows Leadership Ability. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of key goals. Understands how their professional, technical knowledge, skills, and experience can be applied to fulfill goals
Communication Skills: Ability to effectively communicate to IMP council leaders. Communicates with others effectively, speaking and in writing. Possesses and uses vocabulary required to successfully express thoughts, ideas and explanations. Presents comprehensive feedback.
Relationship Building: Builds and maintains successful working relationships with others. Consistently demonstrates the highest level of understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy, and concern in all interactions.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking: Leads Process improvements and Identify gaps/problems. Approaches problem solving in a systematic manner. Identifies all resources available for help and involves others as necessary. Tracks issues, keeps management abreast of concerns and follows up to ensure problem does not reoccur. Decisions are well thought out and made in a timely and logical manner. Keeps management informed of progress and results on a regular basis. Effectively follows up to ensure objectives are met
Time Management: Effectively develops, prioritizes, and maintains project plan schedules. Differentiates between important and urgent activities. Makes quality time for the most important priorities. Looks ahead, and doesn't get stuck in the here and now while attending to a broad range of activities. Foresees roadblocks and senses what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal. Makes choices at the task management level based on an understanding of the importance and urgency of the different assignments .
Creativity: Demonstrates evidence of a majority of the following skills:
Registering patterns and anomalies
Making use of previous knowledge
Formulating good questions
Using lateral thinking
Using divergent thinking
Exploring multiple viewpoints
Being flexible, adaptable, and functioning well with uncertainty
Exploring, synthesizing, and refining multiple options
Generating and refining ideas
Adaptability/Flexibility: Becomes more flexible and embraces change. Is open minded and refines skill set. Provides a strong support network for other employees and team members who may face challenges.
Professionalism: Present oneself in a professional manner.
Emotional Intelligence: Self aware. Demonstrates the ability to identify emotions and analyze reactions. Is aware of own strengths and weaknesses. Self regulating and has control over emotions and impulses. Self motivating and strives to improve by setting concrete goals.
Ability to travel 30% of the time.
Ability to work for long periods at a computer/desk.
The Performance Review Institute (PRI) is a global provider of customer focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. A not-for-profit organization, it exists to advance the interests of the mobility and related industries through development of performance standards and administration of quality assurance, accreditation, and certification programs as well as related activities for the benefit of industry, government, and the general public.