The Performance Review Institute, located near Pittsburgh, PA, has an opening for a Nadcap Staff Engineer.
Manage assigned industry managed programs for task groups; develop checklists and state of the art consensus qualification procedures; recruit qualified auditors, schedule pilot audits of suppliers using available and contracted resources; publish audit/survey reports working through committee structure and due process to serve industry, government and society. Support implementation of company strategy and continuous improvement initiatives.
Manage technical audit report generation/assessment with strict confidentiality and compliance with procedural and regulatory requirements; conduct technical audits as required; review/update audit reports; follow up and close non-conformances; ensure effective closure of audit reports for timely issuance of certificates solving conformance issues; provide technical summary reports to the assigned task group; provide required alerts in eAuditNet.
Manage assigned personnel including consultants (technical auditors and reviewers).
Motivate and guide Industry Managed Committee and/or Task Groups activities in developing standards, manuals, and reviewing audit reports including planning; recruiting qualified technical volunteers; monitoring/managing results.
Develop and Manage budgets of assigned activities.
Recommend process improvements for assigned programs and PRI. Identify gaps/problems and report to appropriate management.
Qualifications & Skills
Bachelors Degree in Engineering required, may also accept a degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or related field.
5 years technical experience in areas such as: castings, forgings, elastomer seals, aircraft sealants, hoses, tubing, and/or fittings, or related field.
Professional Engineer / Member of professional body, preferred.
5 years experience in Quality Systems, preferred.
5 years experience working with technical industry standards, preferred.
Auditing experience / knowledge of Quality Management Systems, preferred.
5 years experience in the Aerospace Industry, preferred for others.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to operate a Computer, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Technical knowledge of appropriate materials science/engineering disciplines/methods.
Ability to travel 30% of the time.
Ability to work for long periods at a computer/desk.
Standard office environment.
EOE/AA employer M/F/Vet/Disability. We offer competitive pay and benefits.
The Performance Review Institute (PRI) is a global provider of customer focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. A not-for-profit organization, it exists to advance the interests of the mobility and related industries through develop...ment of performance standards and administration of quality assurance, accreditation, and certification programs as well as related activities for the benefit of industry, government, and the general public.