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CFTS Quality Assurance Manager

March 31 2021
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Manufacturing, Assembly, Quality, Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Professional and Administration Positions
Southport, MB

We’re all about the craft.

KF Aerospace is proud to deliver innovative aircraft solutions for corporate,

commercial and military customers worldwide. Launched 50 years ago out of

Canada’s Okanagan Valley, KF has grown to specialize in a wide range of

aviation services including maintenance and modifications, air cargo operations,

military pilot training and aircraft leasing. At our facility in Southport, Manitoba,

we support the Royal Canadian Airforce (RCAF) by providing state-of-the-art

Pilot training.


The Quality Assurance (QA) Manager reports to the Site Manager and is responsible for monitoring, reporting, and tracking corrective actions on all aspects of the Quality Program as per the CFTS contract. They provide the Site Manager with the information necessary to effectively manage and deliver the CFTS Contract. The QA Manager requires independent decision making and non-standard problem solving, planning, and organizing.


The QA Manager position is responsible for the following key areas:

  • Development and maintenance of the Quality Program to include:
    1. Quality Manual
    2. Risk Management framework
    3. Development and employment of the SeeSOR inspection program
    4. Corrective Action Resolution
    5. Use and training for the CITIS software solution
    6. Continuous Improvement Program
  • Supervise and lead the QA Auditors
  • Ensure QA inspections for active checklists are conducted in accordance with the SeeSOR inspection schedule
  • Ensure that all Personnel Security Clearances are obtained and maintained
  • Develop all Allied Wings processes and procedures that would comply with ISO 9001
  • Using SeeSOR, establish and manage a 'Monitoring and Performance Reporting System' to evaluate service delivery directly against the SOW
  • Ensure that training is provided to Allied Wings and DND personnel
  • Ensure employees’ compliance with company policies and procedures

  • Maintain uniformity with the SMS plan and DND General Safety program requirements
  • Participate in audits, inspections and internal reviews as required
  • Possess a complete understanding of KF Aerospace Defence Programs documentation requirements and apply that understanding in the following areas:
  1. Ensure the maintenance of all contract changes
  2. Maintain historical records for internal publications
  3. Retain and safeguard documents pertaining to audits


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in commerce or Business Administration and/or;
  • 5 years’ experience at a professional level in business administration, finance, or administrative services
  • 3 years’ experience working in a QA and/or Contracts role specifically
  • Able to obtain and maintain a Public Works and Government Services Secret Clearance
  • Must consistently demonstrate a higher level of competency in the following areas:
  1. Sound decision making with company policies and procedures
  2. Leadership and management skills
  3. Strong problem solving & follow up ability
  4. Urgency & Accuracy
  5. Organizational skills
  6. Communication both written and verbal
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs
  • Able to travel within Canada on short notice
  • Knowledge of aviation/military terminology an asset
  • Ability to adapt to military-style protocols


Full-Time staff benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Health Spending Account
  • Disability, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Employee Pension
  • Personal Time Off and much more