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Director, Quality Management

Location: Hauppauge
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Narda-MITEQ is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers' mission and quest for professional growth. Narda-MITEQ provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

Job Title: Director, Quality
Job Location: Hauppauge, NY

Job Description:
Director of Quality is a key member of the site leadership team and is responsible for planning, developing, and directing the quality team, policies, programs and initiatives. They will establish metrics to ensure that products meet customer specifications and are consistent with the quality standards of the Company. In addition, this individual will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic plans and improvement initiatives targeting reliability, supplier quality and cost of poor quality. This role will be a single point of accountability for Quality for the division.

Essential Functions:

  • Contributes to the achievement of company objectives by playing an active role in the strategic planning process including the development of quality targets for continuous quality improvement.
  • Ensure total product integrity by providing strategic leadership in establishing a common quality vision, culture, structure, management systems and processes.
  • Develop, implement and monitor all key quality metrics, systems, and procedures.
  • Defines quality objectives and functional responsibilities.
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase performance against identified KPI's, reduce the cost of poor Quality, and improve product performance.
  • Contributes to the quality improvement efforts of the company by following a structured continuous improvement approach and focusing on root cause identification and correction.
  • Oversees customer and supplier quality audit programs. Ensure that the audit programs are maintained as required by internal/external policies and procedures.
  • Actively interface with customers, product line management, and engineering for quality issues, technical information, specification, agreements, audits, etc.
  • Stimulates cooperation between teams to enable issue resolution.
  • Work with both suppliers and customers to ensure the highest level of quality throughout the value stream.
  • Team with the Supply Chain organization to develop, implement, and manage supplier metrics.
  • Serves as a facilitator and mentor to subordinates and fellow co-workers, retain/build organizational talent.
  • Manage the quality organization's budget, in support of meeting the company's financial commitments.


    • Bachelor's in engineering or closely related field.
    • A minimum of 15 years of relevant professional experience in electronics manufacturing environment preferably in the Aerospace and Defense industry.
    • Must have a thorough working knowledge of the various customer and industry quality system models such as ISO9000 and AS9100.
    • Ability to interface with and effectively communicate with a broad range of customers, cross functional teams, as well as executive management.
    • Professional communication and presence.
    • Proven ability to effectively contribute to the quality improvement efforts of the company.
    • Six Sigma / Lean experience preferred.
    • Master's degree preferred

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security level clearance

        Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
        Narda-MITEQ is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Narda-MITEQ is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. Narda-MITEQ maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.


Keywords: NARDA-MITEQ, Westport , Director, Quality Management, Executive , Hauppauge, Connecticut

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