AAR CORP Manager, Quality Assurance in OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma

Title: Manager, Quality Assurance

Location: United States-Oklahoma-Oklahoma City

Job Number: 8337


The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible to the Director of Quality to ensure compliance with Regulatory, Customer, and Company; processes, policies, procedures and industry standards, by leading the quality team in the performance of audits of the Repair Station and its vendors.


  • Conduct internal Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) investigations for quality escapes, damages, or other events as directed.

  • Develop detailed executive level reports based on findings derived from RCCA events.

  • Chair Monthly Customer Care Working Groups (CCWG) and Bi- Monthly Quality Meetings.

  • Ensure current quality metrics are maintained and suggest improvement where applicable.

  • Maintain the Repair Station Quality Safety Management Systems (QSMS) program.

  • Work within the AAR Electronic Company Performance System (APRISe).

  • Using APRISe or other means, track and trend non-conformances.

  • Interface directly with on-site Customer representatives for matters pertaining to the QMS.

  • Conduct performance reviews, coaching, and counseling to achieve optimum performance of Quality Assurance Staff.

  • Maintain the facility Corrective and Preventative

  • Action System. Meets with vendors, customers, quality representatives, and company personnel to discuss and resolve Quality problems as required.

  • Prepares for and represents the company during all Government and ISO 9000 audits.

  • Conducts ISO internal audits on-site.

  • Prepares all necessary reports as required by customers and staff personnel.

  • Assist other departments and recommends solutions to problems or changes in procedures.

  • Promote the pursuit of continuous improvement. Administer effective training and on the job training of Quality Assurance Auditors.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Quality and described in the RSQCM.


The successful candidate will carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

  • Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

  • Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared

  • Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills with all levels of employees.

  • Teamwork: works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responds positively to instructions/procedures, and works well with others

  • Analytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving

  • Negotiating skills: must have confidence and the ability to be persuasive and assertive

  • Strong Leadership Skills.

  • Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Familiar with AS9001-2015 & AS9110, or similar standards.

  • Familiar with 14 CFR part 145 and EASA.

  • Knowledge of Quality Safety Management Systems (QSMS) or other Risked Based management systems.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. PC Literate (Microsoft


  • Minimum of five years of Quality Assurance experience.

  • Minimum five years in Leadership position.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran