Job: Design Quality Assurance (DQA) Manager

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Job Description

Company Overview:

Teledyne Controls’ mission, vision, and value statements have never really changed in principle since 1964. Dedication to every employee and client’s success; Innovation that matters - for our company and for the world; Trust and personal responsibility in all relationships – Teledyne Controls is EveryWhereYouLook!

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic and growing organization - whose company culture is centered on empowering its employees to make decisions? As one of the leading providers of end-to-end avionics solution, Teledyne Controls is focused on hiring the best available talent!

Position Summary and Responsibilities:

Teledyne Controls is seeking a seasoned Design Quality Assurance (DQA) Manager to oversight of the DQA engineering team by ensuring that hardware or software product developments are conducted in a systematic manner, fulfilling the contractual requirements, conforming to specified customer quality requirements.


Essential Duties:

  • Manage, implement, and maintain the Design Quality Assurance processes and Design Quality Assurance Manual (DQAM)
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) & Airline Customers Contract Review: Perform contract review for quality on new proposals
  • Ensure compliance with OEM and Airline Customers imposed contract provisions – Quality Management System (QMS)Policies/ Processes/ development requirements
  • Overview product change management submission / approval process for compliance with OEM requirements (EDES, NOC, etc.)
  • Support System, Hardware, and Software design development reviews
  • Support development programs formal customer reviews such as: Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), and Functional and Physical Audits (FCA/PCAs)
  • Create Software Quality Control Plans and Hardware Quality Control Plans – for customer submission and approval
  • Support coordination and liaison with Customers for development programs quality related issues and concerns
  • Support Stage of Involvement (SOI) and First Article Inspection (FAIs) reviews and audits
  • Review and approve Engineering documentation, design changes (EOs) and development folders
  • Participate in design & development reviews process covering: Planning, Requirements, Design, Validation and Verifications
  • Support Design related root cause and corrective action investigations
  • Support ETP/System Test monitoring, Test Set-up Conformity, and review Test Reports and failure investigations reports
  • Support Qualification test monitoring, Test Set-up Conformity, and review Qualification Test Reports and failure investigations reports
  • Provide input and overview to support program implementation from a quality perspective, and attend internal program reviews / status meetings

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                         

This position supervises all Design Quality Assurance employees and is responsible for the performance management and hiring for the DQA team


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year College or university is the minimum requirement for education
  • At least a minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years’ of work experience in quality management, quality engineering or related engineering, manufacturing processes, or supply chain disciplines
  • Strong understanding of AS9100/ISO 9001 Standards
  • ASQ Certificate in Quality Leadership, Quality Audit, Quality Engineering or Six Sigma is preferred
  • Recent IPC-610, IPC-620, IPC-600, and J-STD-001 are preferred
  • 5 to 10 year experience performing Quality Assurance of Black Boxes in an Aerospace environment
  • IBM Rational DOORS® and IBM Rational System Architect working knowledge is preferred
  • 5 year experience performing Quality Assurance of Black Boxes in an Aerospace environment
  • 5 year experience working as a supervisor
  • 5 to 10 year experience working in an AS9100 or ISO 9001 environment
  • OEM Processes such as Airbus GRESS & ABD0100 working knowledge is preferred
  • DO-178 & DO-254 product life cycle processes knowledge
  • Advanced ability in operating a computer and in the use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Project, Visio and other database software.
  • Must be able to travel up to 10% domestic and international

This is a full-time opportunity with one of the leading providers of sophisticated solutions designed to help operators increase flight safety and operational efficiency through more efficient aircraft data and information management, located in El Segundo, California

What can Teledyne Controls’ offer YOU?

A Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Excellent Health, Dental, Vision
Paid Vacation Time
Paid Sick Time
Life Insurance Benefits
Paid Holidays
401(k) Eligibility
RideShare Program
Educational Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Fun Events throughout the year

Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response. 

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Teledyne Controls requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment

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Teledyne Controls, LLC - Headquarters
501 Continental Blvd.
El Segundo, CA 90245
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1049 Camino Dos Rios
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Teledyne Controls, LLC - Eagan, Minnesota
1365 Corporate Center Curve; Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55121
Teledyne Controls, LLC - Seattle, Washington
900 SW 16th Street, Suite 225
Renton, WA 98057
Teledyne Controls, LLC - Headquarters
Teledyne Controls, LLC - Thousand Oaks, CA
Teledyne Controls, LLC - Eagan, Minnesota
Teledyne Controls, LLC - Seattle, Washington