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    This National Guard position is for a SUPERVISORY QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1819000 in FAC 21A100 and is part of the MO 139th Airlift Wing.

    WHO MAY APPLY: All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Air National Guard.

    APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is an Anticipated Permanent Excepted Service HARD TO FILL position. The tentatively selected individual will not be placed into this position until incumbent vacates the position. This is a non-bargaining unit position.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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    Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the Quality Assurance Division. Develops goals and objectives that integrate organization and Quality objectives. Establishes, revises, or reviews policies, procedures, mission objectives, and organization design for the staff, as necessary to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment, promote team building, and implement quality improvements in response to concerns with regulatory compliance. Plans work for accomplishment by subordinates, sets and adjust short-term priorities if necessary. Evaluates requirements for additional resources. Balances organization needs with overall mission requirements and resource interests. Manages the maintenance and inspection effort involved in keeping aircraft in an airworthy - combat readiness state, to include capability to carry out daily flying missions and ensure all maintenance operations are executed safely and in accordance with published guidance. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate personnel. Establishes and develops performance standards. Evaluates subordinate personnel. Establish employee work schedules, deadlines, and production/inspection priorities based on aircraft maintenance status, aircraft mission requirements and other demand needs. Manages, reviews and develops maintenance policy, advising supervisors and employees on both general policy and specific maintenance matters. Makes decisions and recommendations on technical concerns presented by supervisors. Utilizes comprehensive knowledge and ability to interpret Air Force Instructions, Technical Orders, engineering drawings, product specifications, Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH) environmental standards, public law, and locally developed policy. Manages the Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP), which provides the Maintenance Group Commander and maintenance managers the visibility to assess and improve the proficiency of the work force, facilitate continuous process improvement, and provide the customer with high quality aircraft and components on time. Manages critical assessment programs such as; Unit Self Inspections, Maintenance Standardization, Operational Readiness, Unit Compliance Inspections, and Staff Assistance Visits (SAVs). Manages the organization's quality program and elements of the program to gauge compliance with directives, assess established processes, identify deficiencies, implement corrective measures, and improve processes to enhance mission effectiveness and efficiency. Ensures personnel use proper data collection techniques and procedures for evaluation, inspection and audit programs and a number of related databases and spreadsheets to capture and catalog data elements for trending, cross-tell, and benchmarking. Reviews as necessary defect/failure quality data to detect unsatisfactory trends or weaknesses in the quality inspection system and reviews recommended corrective and preventative action. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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    1910 Quality Assurance

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