Design Quality Engineer

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £19.33 - £25.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jackie O'Sullivan

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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The Design Quality Team is accountable for the deployment of the Quality Strategy within the Plant Engineering environment. This strategy is being deployed via the implementation of a business wide 'Quality Improvement Plan'.

In accordance with the Airbus Quality Improvement Plan the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Integration of Quality throughout the Aircraft Design Review process.
  • Definition and deployment of the Quality element of the Visual Management System (VMS) into the Engineering Teams.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities into the Engineering Teams
  • Manage Wing Design suppliers through regular Supplier Quality reviews to ensure continuous improvement within suppliers.
  • Assist Design Engineering teams as the Design Quality Engineer focal point for current and future Aircraft development projects.
  • Assist the Engineering Teams in managing and evolving the Quality metrics within the corporate visual management system (SQCDP).
  • Deployment of Plant Engineering Quality Management Plan into the Engineering Teams.
  • Integrate the Quality standard methodologies into the Engineering Teams through regular maturity assessments and follow on sessions.
  • Deployment of the practical problem solving (PPS) methodology.

The successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • An Engineering Degree or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Practical Project Management experience.
  • Demonstrable ability to manage a transnational project.