Chief Inspector

Chief Inspector

FLYHT  is looking for an experienced Chief Inspector to work in its Littleon, CO office.  The company provides an opportunity to deliver cutting-edge products for the global aviation industry, unique opportunities in our Calgary, Canada and Littleton, CO Offices. We lead the industry with our patented black box streaming technology and are focused on customer satisfaction and profitability as keys to success.

We foster a community-driven work environment with the opportunity to contribute directly to the success and achievement of the Company’s goals and objectives. FLYHT offers comprehensive benefits and a 9/80 work week which provides flexibility with every other Friday off.

Position Summary:

The Chief Inspector is responsible for Quality Inspections, and oversight of Parts Manufacturer Approvals (PMA) and manufacture / repair quality for a global supplier of aviation SATCOM and atmospheric data gathering hardware. The Chief Inspector is responsible for the creation and implementation of quality and inspection processes and procedures, ensuring compliance with appropriate FAA and other pertinent regulations, ensuring that the quality system is adequate, effective and is strictly followed by all personnel and supports continuous improvement within regulatory constraints.

Critical Aspects:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical
  • Organized
  • Support process change improvement

Accountabilities:

  • Ensure PMA is obtained and maintained for FLYHT’s products
  • Ensure FLYHT remains compliant with regulatory requirements
  • Ensure delivery of quality product to the customer
  • Communicate quality management issues and status with senior management
  • Ensure quality activities are being performed effectively

Responsibilities:

  • Interface with the FAA MIDO for PMA application and maintenance
  • Carry out incoming, work-in-progress, final and FAA conformity inspections, as well as first article inspection process implementation
  • Enforce the approved FAA and AS9100 compliant quality system and associated standard operating procedures
  • Carry out internal audits of the quality procedures as scheduled in the approved quality system.
  • Support and be the prime contact for external audits from the FAA and AS9100 auditors
  • Maintain Quality system manuals
  • Perform supplier audits, including making additions to the Approved Vendor List
  • Raise internal and supplier Non-conformance reports, approve response plans, and verify implementation of responses
  • Ensure that appropriate production, repair, inspection, and maintenance records are maintained to support continued FAA compliance
  • Provide input to engineering technical reviews for on-aircraft hardware products and installation kits.
  • Provide input from quality perspective to support DFM (Design for Manufacturing)
  • Capture and report KPI metrics for Quality
  • Recommend and implement changes to quality processes, manuals, and procedures based on industry developments, inspection techniques, or practical applications
  • Provide solutions and recommendations to engineering and production departments
  • Manage calibration and quality control of products, tools, and test equipment
  • Apply continuous improvement to improve performance and reduce costs

Qualifications

Required:

  • FAA A&P license.
  • 5-10 years of inspection experience under a 14 CFR Part 21, 121, or 145 quality system.
  • Experience training others in standard practices and methods required for FAA-compliant inspection techniques.
  • Demonstrated customer / supplier interface and company representation skills.
  • Self-directed, driven, and self-motivated to support the deployment of innovative new technology.
  • Ability to work closely with the FAA, EASA, suppliers, and strategic partners.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid passport (travel required)

Assets:

  • Inspection Authorization or DAR/DMIR desired.
  • AS9100 or ISO9001 experience desired.


2018 marks FLYHT’s 20th anniversary as a leader in real-time aircraft data streaming. 
FLYHT’s mission is to improve aviation safety, efficiency and profitability (headquartered in Calgary, Canada and publicly traded as: FLY:TSX.V; FLYLF:OTCQX). Airlines, leasing companies, fractional owners and original equipment manufacturers have installed the Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS) on their aircraft. The solution is used to capture, process and stream aircraft data providing real-time alerts. AFIRS sends this information through satellite networks to FLYHT’s UpTime Cloud data center, which gives aircraft operators direct insight into the operational status and health of their aircraft, which in turn enables them to take corrective action to maintain the highest standard of operational control. The company recently acquired the assets of Panasonic Weather Services, including FlightLink Iridium Satellite Data Unit and Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) sensor. For more information visit www.flyht.com.

Want to put your skills to good use with an aviation industry leader?  Send your resume to HR@FLYHT.com.

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