Kadet DS is a leading provider of state-of-the-art, high-performance unmanned systems. Through an in-depth understanding of the aerial target missions, our aerial targets have been developed to provide the warfighters and weapon developers with threat-representative systems capable of emulating existing and emerging threats. We also build products which are used to provide ISR and fulfill tactical roles. We are looking for motivated, proactive team members to join us. We have flown hundreds of flights till date in multiple countries and this role will help Kadet DS expand its scope of operations.
At Kadet DS, we live our core values of transparency, employee leadership and customer centricity. Our team’s collaborative nature combined with a high-energy environment means we tackle seemingly impossible challenges together.
Kadet DS is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse culture that values innovation, integrity, leadership and teamwork.
We are seeking a Lead Engineer – Quality Control who have sound judgment, excellent interpersonal skills and high standards. Success will require attention to detail, a safety-oriented attitude, flexibility, and enthusiasm for cutting-edge technology.
You will be responsible for the overall quality of the products and services delivered to customers. You will design and implement measures and processes to assess and improve product quality against defined requirements during various manufacturing steps. You will lead continual improvement of procedures/practices for quality control while adhering to compliance as per QMS requirements, be a technical lead of the quality control team with responsibilities including managing of staffing, hiring, performance reviews and engagement of team members. You will work independently with minimal supervision by defining periodic goals with senior management and tracking/reporting on the same.
Develop and drive implementation of inspection methods and processes for incoming, in-line and final inspections to ensure product quality meet specifications.
Continuously improve processes using LEAN/Six Sigma principles.
Ensure that inspections are conducted as per established procedures at every required stage of manufacturing in a timely and effective manner
Define qualification requirements for quality inspectors and ensure that all the inspectors are qualified as per required standards. Identify training gaps for inspectors, schedule effective training, and ensure delivery of on the job and off the job training programs for inspectors
Ensure that appropriate instruments/tools are used for quality control and maintain calibration and records of the same, as applicable. Ensure that all inspection reports are documented as per QMS Standards
Monitor part rejection levels, analyze root cause, create and implement appropriate CAPAs (Corrective Actions / Preventive Actions) for in-house as outsourced processes in order to meet quality improvement targets
Monitor and reduce cost of internal failures, cost of external failures, preventive cost and total cost of quality
Collect issues identified by customer support/service team to define product and process improvement areas.
Determine gaps in process activities product design leading to poor product quality performance, identify and implement future improvement opportunities
Prepare periodic MIS reports (inspection reports, failure rates, CAPAs etc.) for reporting to management
Represent Quality in Failure Analysis review meetings and cross-functional team meetings
Represent Quality in internal and external process audits.
Verify implementation of actions derived from audits.
Set performance targets for quality control and enable continuous performance improvement through performance reviews and feedbacks
Encourage the team for continuous process improvement through development and implementation of improvement initiatives
Take overall ownership of quality function/team including planning, budgeting, hiring and management of resources for the function
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