VP of Quality


Key information

Industrial Engineering
Professional, Engineer & Manager
5701 bolsa ave ca 92647 huntington beach, California, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 8 years

Job description

The Safran Cabin Quality Vice President will be responsible for deploying our ambitious quality policies at Safran Cabin in partnership with other company leaders who jointly work towards innovation, continuous improvement, and risk management.

The Safran Cabin VP of Quality will impact Safran Cabin in the following ways:

Customers and Programs:

  • •Define/enhance customer relations on Quality matters including setting up network and governance with key customers and creating the QAP for Safran Cabin
  • •Monitor customer quality performance by defining KPI's and ensuring deployment in all Divisions and sites and setting up monthly/ quarterly reviews
  • •Set up the network of PQE for key programs and define DVI and PPAP standard within the company, deployment plan and support/ control implementation

QMS Systems Optimization:

  • •Define and improve company QMS and support deployment and implementation
  • •Plan and ensure the completion of internal and external audits
  • •Ensure the regulatory monitoring and the application in our repository
  • •Define and support deployment of Safran group procedures (GRPs)
  • •Define and set up governance for QRQC standard process for the company and a common process for MRB management
  • •Define the KPI for production quality management by setting standard quality routines
  • •Define standard production process qualification and self-inspection standards
  • •Progressively empower the operational teams to transfer all inspection activities to them and focus quality teams towards quality insurance and customer relationships


  • •Participate in supplier assessment, selection and perform supplier quality processes assessment
  • •Define SQA (Supplier Quality Assurance) and SQP (Supplier Quality Product) standard to support deployment and limit the volume of incoming inspection
  • •Define, support, and govern KPI's for Suppliers performance
  • •Define quality inspection standards for receiving and quality inspection tools

If you have these qualities, we want to hear from you:

  • •Thorough command of the process of analyzing the context, threats and vulnerabilities
  • •Good organizational and management skills
  • •Integrity and exemplary in all circumstances
  • •Ability to develop and maintain the status of trusted individuals, and be able to explain issues in readily-understandable terms
  • •Proven interpersonal skills
  • •Efficiency and practicality, hands on
  • •Receptiveness and ability to work independently and to foster teamwork
  • •Experience of transformation projects and team management

Job requirements

  • • Bachelor's degree with at least 15 years leadership and aerospace industry experience
  • • Must have demonstrated transformational change through influential leadership
  • • Experience leading global teams and ensuring accountability
  • • Demonstrated experience improving client/customer relationships
  • • Receptiveness and ability to work independently and to foster teamwork
  • • Effective oral and written communications skills
  • • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and assignments with attention to detail
  • • Thorough command of the process of analyzing the context, threats and vulnerabilities
  • • Good organizational and management skills
  • • Integrity and exemplarity in all circumstances
  • • Ability to develop and maintain the status of trusted individuals, and be able to explain issues in readily-understandable terms
  • • Proven interpersonal skills
  • • Ability to explain and persuade
  • • Efficiency and practicality, hands on

ID: DOTH - 76459

Specificity of the job

At least 20% travel globally.

Company information

Safran Cabin

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Cabin provides all elements of a seamlessly integrated Cabin Interior. From the overhead bins, lavatories and galleys to crew rests and cargo containers, either as independent world class products or as a fully integrated cabin. The company is headquartered in Huntington Beach in Southern California, USA and operates 30 sites in 11 countries. The over 13.000 employees across the globe serve virtually all the airlines, aircraft leasing companies and airframe manufacturers worldwide.

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