L3 Technologies Quality Assurance Manager in Melbourne, Australia

Quality Assurance Manager


L3 Australia is seeking a Quality Assurance Manager. L3 Australia creates, delivers and supports communication systems for maritime operations and provides ongoing support for L3 equipment in land, sea and air domains.

Headquartered in New York City, L3 Technologies employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. The company reported 2016 sales of $10.5 billion. To learn more about L3, please visit the company’s website at www.L3T.com .

Job Description :

Reporting directly to the MD, you will be accountable for implementing and maintaining the company QMS. You will report on the performance of the system for review and you will drive initiatives for constant improvements across quality, reliability and safety techniques. You will be well versed in liaising with external parties on quality related issues.

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for the Quality Assurance and Regulatory functions.

  • Ensure the Company’s Quality Systems and Policies are compliant with quality system requirements.

  • Quality Assurance project lead for cross-functional projects including determining QA timelines, plans and position strategies.

  • Manage and maintain the quality aspects of the Design Control Program including but not limited to design input and output documentation, applicable risk analyses, verification and validation activities and formal design reviews (including Configuration Control Board membership).

  • Manage and maintain the Company’s internal quality audit program.

  • Manage training of all company personnel in the requirements, documentation and maintenance of the corporate Quality System.

  • Manage and maintain the Company’s quality inspection and product release programs for incoming and in-process materials and components, processes and finished goods.

  • Establish an auditing program and lead compliance audits of third party suppliers, manufacturers and distributors.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of Quality Systems supervisory/management experience within a related industry.

  • Certified Quality Auditor

  • Maintains a personal and professional “continuous improvement” philosophy.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply risk management principles and processes in relation to operational risks and legislative responsibilities.

  • Experience interacting with regulatory authorities, quality management systems, quality system audits and quality assurance audits.

  • Experience in quality assurance requirements.

  • Working knowledge of design control processes.

  • Works efficiently both on independent basis and as part of a team

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Formal training in Quality Problem Solving Tools using Pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams, flowcharts, control charts, check sheets, scatter diagrams and histograms.

  • Ability to use Process Management Tools.

  • Experience with Measurement, Assessment and Metric Tools.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.

Primary Location Australia-Victoria-Melbourne

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization: Division - Communication Systems-Australia

Req ID: 092368