UABOS Turkey: Program Quality Assurance Manager in Incirlik Air Base, Turkey

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UABOS Turkey: Program Quality Assurance Manager

Program Summary

KBR will sustain the operational well-being of U.S. armed forces at Morón Air Base (Spain), Incirlik Air Base, Izmir Air Station, and various facilities in Turkey. Our services encompass program management, civil engineering, morale and recreation support, postal operations, safety services, logistics, and more. With a five-year base period and three one-year options, KBR ensures these bases operate smoothly, allowing deployed personnel to focus on mission execution.

Job Summary

Provides specialized technical expertise in support of the Quality program, including specialized inspection and testing techniques, quality training, statistical methods, audits, quality tools for problem solving and assessment. Creates inspection reports stating the conditions of a work area to ensure requirements are met. Makes recommendations for corrective action. Applies knowledge of quality systems and tools to validate and verify contractually required standards for project execution. Implements principles of performance evaluation and prediction methods are used to improve product systems safety, reliability, and maintainability. Responsible for maintaining quality standard of products and the procedures and materials that go into work scope. Aligns quality management function with the performance needs of product lines. Under general direction, is accountable for the performance and results of a related discipline or sub-group within a function. Manages the delivery of functional objectives by providing leadership and direction to team members. Participates in the development of functional strategy and may be responsible for global processes and procedures. Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 9+ years of experience.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the quality management program and improve the customer journey by developing and employing quality oversight techniques, quality training, statistical methods, assessments, and other quality tools.

  • Coach, mentor, and develop Quality team members.

  • Ensure work condition requirements are met by leading audit/inspection reports and making recommendations/presentations to leadership for corrective/preventive and continuous improvement actions.

  • Develop and lead the implementation of performance evaluation and prediction methods to improve product systems and services’ safety, reliability, and maintainability.

  • Assess and validate required standards for project execution contractually while verifying that standards are met for every deliverable.

  • Align quality

  • management function with product/service performance needs to ensure that product/service lines deliver value to customers.

  • Facilitate, analyze and solve complex problems using business improvement and value-added practices.

  • Use experience and problem-solving skills to develop and improve processes while mentoring Quality and Project team members.

  • Guide less experienced team members across all levels of the project, as needed.

  • Frequent travel to sites in Turkey and Spain will be based on needs for the project.

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizen.

  • US Secret Security Clearance.

  • 5+ years of quality supervisor/manager experience (industry-specific experience is a plus).

  • Certifications are an advantage, including ASQ, Lean and Six Sigma, Project Management, etc.

  • Experience with the development and implementation of corrective and preventive action, audit, and continuous improvement programs.

  • In-depth knowledge of tools, concepts, and methodologies of Quality and Project Management.

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio, SharePoint)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred.

KBR Benefits

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

Inclusion and Diversity at KBR

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team’s philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient.

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