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Director, Quality Assurance

Saenger Associates - Los Angeles, CA, United States

Saenger Associates is conducting a search for a Director of Quality for our successful client, a mid-sized public manufacturer of aircraft control components, in business for 75 years. They have multiple facilities in California and Mexico, including an optimized 80,000 sq ft, state-of-the art facility to accommodate continued growth and fluctuating challenges of modern day commercial and military aerospace industries.


Reporting to the Division President, the successful candidate will direct a team of 20+ staff in Quality Engineering, Quality Assurance, Inspection and related functions. The company has over 200 employees and prides itself on delivering high quality products to the major aerospace prime contractors.


• Ensure total product integrity by providing strategic leadership in upholding product integrity, vision, culture, structure, management systems and processes across all manufacturing sites.

• Champion continuous improvement efforts and defect reduction initiatives to establish effective Quality Management Systems; initiate and implement quality improvement activities as appropriate to raise overall performance of the Company’s product lines.


• 10+ years in Quality management in manufacturing, with at least 5 years in the aerospace sector;

• Bachelor’s Degree Required; MBA preferred

• Prefer Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt & Continuous Improvement expertise

• Knowledge of AS9100 is essential


Compensation includes a competitive base salary, performance-based bonus as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

For consideration, please email your resume in the strictest of confidence to:


Posted On: Thursday, June 16, 2022

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