Quality Assurance Manager – Alva Manufacturing – Placentia, CA

Quality Assurance Manager
Alva Manufacturing
4 reviews

Placentia, CA 92870


The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for the overall quality system of the organization. Responsibilities include managing the day-to-day quality operation activities of the Quality Inspectors and Quality Engineers, as well as performing continuous improvements to exceed the AS9100 standard requirements.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set goals and objectives for the functionality of the Quality Assurance Department
  • Review and approve the manufacturing planning used for production
  • Review quality system documentation, identify deficiencies, plan the fix, train, and implement.
  • Careful review of drawings, data, engineering, and customer requirements for inspection goals.
  • Determine root causes, define and implement corrective actions.
  • Clearly convey non conformances to customers using a variety of formats.
  • Review customer documentation to ensure the requirements are accurately and correctly stated to prevent any negative scenarios during the manufacturing process.
  • Understand and implement customer-specific requirements.
  • Write plans and procedures as well as convey their intent to employees.
  • Design, write, and implement effective procedures and work instructions
  • Effectively communicate job instructions both verbally and written in English


  • Minimum 10 years of experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Education: High school diploma or GED required
  • Precise and detailed knowledge of required Quality Department functions such as: Traceability, Calibration / Metrology, Document Control / Revision, Inspection Methods and deployment, MRB, and Defect root cause and corrective action
  • In-depth understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. Ability to properly interpret and apply GD&T to drawings per the requirements of ASI Y14.5
  • Familiarity with Aerospace and Manufacturing working environments
  • Self-reliance and initiative in seeking new jobs and challenges.
  • High degree of skill with mechanical inspection.
  • Ability to both supervise and perform inspections as needed.
  • Ability to review contract documents, drawings, and quality clauses to ascertain data package requirements.
  • Ability to handle source inspection and customer quality organization interface.
  • Ability to focus and maintain steadfast work ethic despite challenges and distractions.
  • Ability to perform tasks quickly and efficiently.
  • Knowledge of safety management and manufacturing method and procedures.
  • Team and Customer focused attitude.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Strong trouble-shooting skills and the ability to think critically.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Quality Management: 10 years (Required)


  • High school (Required)


  • English (Required)

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