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Quality Manager (USAF Aviation)

Manufacturing and Production

Quality Assurance Manager


Panama City, Florida, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AFO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AFO provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AFO sustains mission readiness and ensures quality of life by maintaining high value assets and operations at peak performance and successfully manages these operations through accurately forecasting, managing, and aggressively controlling costs.

As an AFO employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO) is seeking a Quality Manager for the United States Air Force Contractor Logistics Support contract at Tyndall AFB in Panama City, FL. This manager oversees the Quality departments as well as manages the Environmental, Safety and Training programs.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall management of Quality Assurance program, Quality Control for aircraft maintenance Environmental, Health, Safety and Training.
  • Supervises Quality Assurance Representatives (QAR).
  • Manages Akima’s Quality Management System at the Site level ensuring compliance with AS9110 and ISO 9001-2015. Maintains the quality documentation and ensures access to all employees. Performs internal audits and ensures Site is prepared for external audits.
  • Manages the Hazard Communication program ensuring Occupational Safety Health Administration guidance is met. Ensures the proper storage, use, and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Ensures employees are trained on handling/use of hazardous material and ensures employees are provided with personal protective equipment.
  • Manages the Site’s safety program; performs safety investigations and completes requiredreporting. Develops training and ensures employees receive initial and recurring training as required by contract, Federal, State, and Air Force guidance.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline or 5 years’ experience in a quality assurance role.
  • 3 years as a Quality professional preferably with AS9110 experience.
  • Air Force background preferred. Understanding and experience with Air Force safety, training, and environmental programs.
  • Understanding and experience with Air Force Instructions, technical orders, and other guidance.
  • Experience with Federal Aviation Regulations for managing a Part 145 Repair Station.
  • Must have extensive Microsoft Office experience, primarily with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with briefing high-level leadership.
  • Ability to pass a standard background check so base clearance and computer access can be achieved.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Quality

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3898