Quality Manager

Lafayette, IN 479064541

Posted: 02/21/2024 Industry: Engineering & Design Job Number: ED1741861212

Job Description

CTR Group has been a leader in its industry for over 30 years and is rated highly on Google, Indeed and Facebook for being a great company to work for. Apply today and Check out our website for more information.

CTR Group is seeking experienced Aerospace Quality Managers in the West Lafayette, IN area for a direct-hire opportunity!

Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and implement a quality organization structure capable of supporting our strategic initiatives.
  • Lead the quality organization on day-to-day basis, integrating quality into the daily production process and driving accountability across the team.
  • Champion all Department KPIs -including safety, quality, cost, delivery, and morale
  • Drive process maturity and capability through the analysis of quality KPIs (Plan Do Check Act)
  • Manage and continuously improve non-conformances and high-risk areas throughout the operation.
  • Create a positive work environment that inspires the team to grow in confidence, product knowledge, communication and collaboration with other functional areas.
  • Ensure accountability and consistent compliance with Company policies and local work rules.
  • Responsible for delivering on quality project timelines.
  • Create and maintain effective quality training resources, ensuring compliance with all quality certification requirements.
  • Other projects and miscellaneous tasks as assignment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quality, or related field required.
  • MBA, MS or equivalent education is a plus.
  • 8+ years of manufacturing quality experience required.
  • 5+ years of managing direct reports and large-scale quality operations preferred.
  • Expertise in the quality requirements of the aerospace industry strongly desired.
  • Experience working with U.S. government contracts, including FAR/DFAR regulations.
  • Experience with AS9100D.
  • Excellent communication and team building skills
  • Experience working in an international environment is a plus.
  • Ability to execute strategic planning, resource allocation and coordination of resources to meet department goals and deliver on commitments.
  • Proven leadership skills, driving high performance and a culture of accountability.
  • Ability to drive and lead change within an evolving team.
  • Experience developing effective, next-level leaders.
  • Strong critical thinking and complex problem-solving ability, executed with a sense of urgency.


  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents
  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match
  • Tuition assistance
  • Student loan assistance
  • Wellness account, Care.com subscription and employee assistance programs
  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,800.00 - $150,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 10 years
  • 11+ years
  • 8 years
  • 9 years


  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • West Lafayette, IN: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Manufacturing Quality: 8 years (Preferred)
  • managing direct reports and large-scale quality operations: 3 years (Required)
  • FAR/DFAR: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: In person

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