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We are seeking a C-17 Quality Assurance Specialist to serve as Quality oversight of the aircraft maintenance team who performs Organizational and Intermediate (O&I) Level maintenance activities in a fast-paced, dynamic flight line environment and during recurring Home Station Checks (HSC) at home station and remote locations as required, at Al-Mubarak, AB, Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Candidate will perform over-the-shoulder evaluations and follow-up inspections of C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, back shop, support equipment, and alternate mission equipment maintenance actions to verify CLS proficiency, degree of training, and compliance with Air Force technical data and Boeing processes and procedures. Candidate will provide oversight and ensure execution of programs aligned to Air Force Instruction (AFI) 21-101 Aircraft and Equipment Maintenance Management, including but not limited to AFTO 781 aircraft and AFTO 244 support equipment forms documentation, Core Automated Maintenance System (CAMS) for Airlift (G081), Tool Accountability System (TAS), tool control and calibration, Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO), Red X Authorization Program, Special Certification Roster (SCR) Program, Weight & Balance (W&B) Program, Technical Order Distribution Account (TODA), Product Improvement Program (PIP), Records Information Management (RIM), Forms Management, Process-Based Management (PBM), Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Program, Dropped Object Prevention Program (DOPP), Deficiency Reporting (DR), and Lost Theft Damage and Destruction Reporting (LTDDR). Candidate will identify improvement opportunities, oversee problem resolution, evaluate issues, assist with root cause analysis, and validate corrective action plans to ensure enhancement of the overall Quality Management System (QMS).
Reviews and validates product non-conformances and disposition type, quality procedures and engineering requirements.
Performs analysis to identify and evaluate the quality of products, operations and processes to Quality Management System requirements, applicable company procedures, contract requirements or government regulations.
Applies knowledge of aerospace design, systems and integration to perform failure and forensic analysis of aerospace components and systems.
Trains and mentors fellow employees in the Quality Management System.
Performs root cause analysis on the nonconformance to identify the cause and prevent reoccurrence.
Independently develops, modifies and documents actions to assure problem resolution or to implement corrective/preventive action and documents resolution.
Obtains corrective action on nonconforming plans and hardware/processes.
Negotiates concurrence, obtains commitments for taking preventive and corrective action, prioritizes quality activities and ensures problem resolution.
Reviews and validates the corrective action plans and identifies effectively to ensure completion.
Reviews and approves Quality planning changes or disposition of nonconformance hardware products/processes.
Guides validation of configuration management, quality procedures and material review policies to deliver the software products.
Develops software system processes to support changing industry standards.
Reviews and implements corrective action on audit results to ensure media is stored and handled per engineering defined requirements.
Interprets industry standards and provide recommendations for implementation.
Creates analytical reports and coordinates with the responsible parties for internal/external distribution.
Works under general direction.
High school diploma or GED and typically 5 or more years' related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
Experience and knowledge of Air Force procedures, processes, technical orders, forms documentation, and maintenance information systems is a must.
Wide-ranging and specialized knowledge of the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and subsystems, including its associated technical network, is required.
Experience supporting C-17 Globemaster Integrated Sustainment Partnership (GISP) program and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) in a multi-national environment a plus.
40 hours/5 days per week with two days of rest. The days of weekend rest may vary and will be established and communicated by management in accordance with business schedule.
This is an open term contract starting from 1 October 2021 and subject to contract award.
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility
This requisition is for completing work on a Boeing contract in Kuwait. Management, day-to-day supervision at the workplace and administration of compensation and benefits will be arranged by Boeing Kuwait, Inc., while the contract of employment will be with KANET Company. Employment is subject to the candidate’s ability to satisfy all Kuwait labor and immigration formalities.