Develops quality systems/tools/ materials and implements defined corporate Quality initiatives. Includes ISO9001, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and continuous improvement processes. Provides a high level of support/expertise in multiple disciplines. Assumes a lead role on special projects. Formulates solutions to issues or process improvements to management. Participates in setting the direction and policies related to various disciplines. Advises management on addressing key issues. Mentors and trains all levels of personnel through special projects. Reviews state of the art technologies so that departmental processes use best practices. Provides leadership in special projects focused on improvement. Trials and pioneers new approaches and methodologies.