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Spirit AeroSystems Quality Assurance Compliance 3 in Wichita, Kansas


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


  • Apply knowledge of quality policies and practices to develop, document, and maintain quality systems and operating procedures

  • Develop and administer directives, policies, processes and procedures to ensure compliance with contractual, company, and regulatory requirements to assure quality system compliance

  • Apply knowledge of quality policies and governmental regulations to develop and administer long-range customer inspection plans, acting as agent/designee for customer, to meet contractual and other requirements

  • Ability to plan and coordinate improvements in manufacturing (e.g. hardware and tool acceptance, variability reduction, developing key suppliers, and assembly operations, etc.)

  • Ability to perform design reviews to ensure that quality is engineered into the product and tool

  • Apply knowledge of engineering (e.g. manufacturing, tooling, quality, and statistics, etc.)to analyze requirements of contracts, drawings and specifications to develop plans for the application of quality disciplines to processes

  • Ability to perform configuration audits and reviews of products, tools, and processes

  • Ability to compile, measure and analyze process capability data, models to perform trend analyses and risk assessments

  • Skilled in process improvement methodologies (i.e. root cause analysis) to plan and coordinate process improvements

  • Ability to ensure sequenced inspection control points, create and maintain inspection accountability systems

  • Ability to identify, evaluate, and implement preventative measures, corrective action, procedural changes, process improvements and present resultant findings

  • Provide education and coaching on the Quality Management System and Manufacturing Verification Process


Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years Industry experience

  • Basic Engineering Blueprint/Specification understanding

  • Candidate must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • CATIA/VWI knowledge

  • Ability to communicate with Supplier concerning Quality Concerns.

  • RCCA

  • MS office, SAP experience

  • Experienced desired with MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems)

  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and team-based environment

  • Ability to prioritize requests from multiple sources and support requirements

    Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.