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Quality Assurance Manager

Job Tracking ID:  RTL:19-022
Location:   Colorado Springs, CO
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  June 19, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos RT Logic provides leading-edge capabilities for communication with satellites, spacecraft, missiles, and airborne platforms. From factory test to flight, from ground data networking to RF Links – commercial, intelligence, and defense users trust Kratos RT Logic to solve their most difficult RF problems.  For a more complete overview of our capabilities see

The qualified candidate will be responsible for:

Leading the effort to integrate quality into our culture and everyday work activities.

-- Providing dynamic and energetic leadership to the Quality Assurance organization

-- Working with senior management to define and implement a strategic vision for quality improvement

Ensure compliance with ISO 9001:2015 at our Colorado Springs CO, Denver CO, and Chantilly VA offices. This includes items such as:

-- Developing, planning and conducting ISO audits internally and for third parties

-- Responding to external audit non-conformances

-- Conducting annual quality system reviews

-- Developing and tracking annual quality objectives

-- Maintaining and updating ISO-related process documents.

Manage and track Corrective and Preventive actions with input from the engineering staff and support programs through QA planning, interaction with customers to address quality issues, supporting customer on-site visits and customer surveys, and witnessing formal testing. 

Establish and maintain a software quality system that improves product quality and customer satisfaction 

Verify inspections are performed on hardware systems including verifying compliance to drawings 

Ensure final QA inspections on all shipments 

Interact with customers to address quality issues, support on-site visits and surveys and present quality system overviews to customers.

Manage suppliers to include conducting on-site audits and resolving quality issues

Ensure that our ESD program remains compliant with ANSI/ESD S20.20-2014.

Document and follow-up on Root Cause and Corrective Action activities, facilitate process as required

Recommend, compile and follow up on quality metrics that demonstrate the health of the organization 

Identify and direct process improvement projects, including tracking the status and documenting the results

Deliver and track internal training.

Up to 10% travel may be required.

Experience and Skills:

BS or MS in Engineering / Computer Science (or equivalent), and 5+ years of related experience.

In-depth knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 including planning and performing internal audits, developing and tracking Quality Objectives, Quality System review, and developing and maintaining processes. Knowledge of military, IEEE standards and ANSI/ESD S20.20 is a plus.

Experience with software and hardware Configuration Management practices.

Experience with using ERP systems to collect data and track issues

This position is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Qualified applicants apply on-line at EOE M/F/D/V Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.

Kratos RT Logic is proud to be a diversity-minded, affirmative-action employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.  We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and strongly encourage minorities, women, veterans and the disabled to apply and disclose their status.  

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Management
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP