PAE, Inc Quality Assurance Manager in Key West, Florida

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Quality Assurance Manager


  • The Quality Manager is responsible to the Site Manager for the overall quality of maintenance within F-5 Adversary program at his site, evaluates the quality of maintenance accomplished in the maintenance organization and performs necessary functions to manage the organization’s Quality Assurance Programs IAW the NAMP and other governing instructions, publications, company requirements. The evaluation and analysis of deficiencies and problem areas are key functions of Quality Team Manager that highlight and identify underlying causes of nonconformance in the maintenance production effort and address areas for improvement.

  • Must be customer oriented.


  • Makes recommendations to the Site Manager to enhance the quality of maintenance.

  • Ensures that the PAE Quality program is implemented.

  • Develop the Maintenance Quality Monitoring Programs IAW the NAMP and CSEC auditing using an approved QA database.

  • Liaison with government personnel as necessary for the conduct of government audits.

  • Implement and administer the Special Emphasis Programs identified by the customer.

  • Liaison directly with production managers as required to ensure Quality objectives are met.

  • Maintain the TPL, control classified technical publications for the department, and ensure each dispersed TPL receives all publications applicable to each work center and these are kept current and complete

  • Establish qualification requirements for QARs, CDQARs, and CDIs.

  • Ensure all work guides, checkoff lists, check sheets and MRCs used to define and control maintenance are complete and current prior to issuing to crews or individuals.

  • Review all EI requests, BTRs PQDRs, TPDRs, ADRs, HMRs, EMRs, and CODRs to ensure they are accurate, clear, and concise, prior to submission via the JDRS web site ( https://namdrp.navair at https://namdrp.navair/ .

  • Provide a continuous training program in techniques and procedures pertaining to the conduct of inspections.

  • Monitor information from MDRs, including NALCOMIS/OOMA reports/inquiries in developing discrepancy trends, to identify failure areas or other maintenance problems.

  • Ensure check pilots and aircrew are briefed before and after post maintenance FCFs so the purpose and objectives of the flight are clearly understood and issues encountered during the flight are debriefed to appropriate personnel after the flight.

  • Ensure all incoming technical publications and directives to determine their application to the Maintenance Department.

  • Develop and ensure compliance with NAMPSOPs.

  • Must be able to work day shift, night shift or weekend duty and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team or detachment as required.

  • Will have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.

  • Perform other tasks as directed by management.

  • Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required.

  • Performs daily duties normally associated with this job assignment.

  • Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.

  • Assists in flight line foreign object prevention walks as required.

  • Comply with Hazardous Waste Program.

  • Will have knowledge of and understand basic supply procedures.

  • Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment.


  • The Quality Manager shall be capable of performing the functions and have experience in aviation ground safety and management. The QA Manager shall have experience in interpreting technical publications, blueprints, wiring diagrams, inspection findings and shall have a minimum of 12 years in aviation maintenance with a minimum of five years as a QA Inspector. The QA Manager shall have sufficient knowledge and experience to effectively assume responsibility for the overall quality of the Contractor maintenance effort in accordance with COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2B.

  • Have a complete working knowledge and understanding of aircraft logs and records. Possess analytical abilities necessary to handle extremely complex administrative, organizational, and aircraft maintenance matters.

  • Qualify for “secret” clearance if required.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a secret clearance.

  • Must be a US citizen and completed high school or equivalent.

  • Must read, write, speak, and understand English.


Physical Demands:

This classification’s activities range from, an office-like environment with extensive sitting demands to a flight line-like environment with extensive climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, and walking demands. May occasionally be required to lift objects whose weight exceeds 30 pounds. Special vision abilities to perform this job are close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment:

The diversity of work conditions may range from an office environment where there is little or no physical discomfort to a flight line environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards.


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PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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