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Jeremy Knepper, Senior Director of Quality at Collins Aerospace

Jeremy Knepper,

Quality senior director,

Collins Aerospace

Jeremy Knepper, Senior Director of Quality at Collins Aerospace

Jeremy Knepper is a long-time leader at Collins Aerospace and currently serves as the company’s senior director of quality.

Since assuming the position in November 2018, he has been in charge of all strategic and tactical quality assurance operations across the company’s mission systems business unit.

Knepper’s primary areas of responsibility include customer satisfaction, product quality, supply chain quality, design assurance and continuous improvement, according to his LinkedIn profile.

His career with Collins Aerospace dates back to 2009 when the company still operated as Rockwell Collins, before the company’s acquisition by United Technologies in 2018.

In his first three years with Rockwell Collins, Knepper was a principal product assurance manager responsible for quality assurance teams in the company’s sites in Coralville, Iowa; Carlsbad, California; and Warrenton, Virginia.

He was then promoted to the position of principal supply chain quality assurance manager for the central and western regions. In these roles, he implemented strategies involving risk mitigation, advanced quality techniques, continual improvement and supplier development.

Additionally, he became the director of quality assurance at Rockwell Collins before being appointed to his current position.

Outside of Collins Aerospace, he held quality assurance and engineering roles at Centro, a manufacturer of custom rotationally molded plastic parts, and wind turbine manufacturing company Clipper Windpower.

Knepper graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree in business management.

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