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Project Manager - Quality Assurance Manager (AS9100)

ID:  5789
Function:  Engineering

North Reading, MA, US

Organization & Role


Project Manager, Quality Manager (AS9100), this role is in our Military / Aerospace / Defense Business Unit


Reports to: Manufacturing Manager


We are seeking a skilled Quality Manager with experience in AS9100 to ensure the successful implementation and maintenance of our quality control systems. As a Quality Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that all products and processes meet the requirements set by our customers, regulatory agencies, and industry standards.



  • Responsible for owning and administering the Quality Management System (QMS) system for the operations group in the Systems Test Group
  • Develop and implement quality control plans and procedures to ensure compliance with AS9100 standards, customer specifications, and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform root cause analysis, develop and implement corrective and preventive actions to prevent re-occurrence of nonconformances.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve process efficiency and reduce waste, including scrap, rework, and inspection time.
  • Develop, maintain, and distribute quality metrics to track performance, identify trends, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Conduct internal and external audits to ensure compliance with AS9100 standards, customer requirements, and regulatory standards.
  • Work with suppliers to establish quality requirements and ensure compliance with customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide training and guidance to employees on quality control procedures, including customer-specific requirements and AS9100 standards.

Basic Qualifications & Skills


  • At least 5 years of experience in a Quality Engineering role in a defense or aerospace manufacturing environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of ISO9001 and  AS9100 standards, including auditing experience and familiarity with customer-specific requirements such as DCMA.
  • Familiar with AS5553 and ESD-20.20 standards
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with experience in root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with cross-functional teams, customers, and suppliers.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • This role is ITAR / FOUO and therefore requires being a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.



Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Quality Assurance, or related field. OR equivalent experience.





ITAR Restriction: All candidates for this ITAR restricted position must be one of the following: US Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, Asylee, Refugee or otherwise lawfully admitted under an amnesty program.

FOUO Designation:  This position may require access to work under Federal Contracts under the "For Official Use Only" designation, and as such, you may be limited to access such programs if you are not a US citizen or if you have dual citizenship

The above listed position may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment.

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