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Quality Engineer

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    Janet Mottram

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    about 1 month ago

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An opportunity has arisen for a Quality Engineer to join the team with our prestigious client

Summary of Role:

To assure the fitness for purpose (airworthiness) of products and drive/lead a Right First Time & zero waste culture. Also to maintain and expand regulatory, customer and third party accreditation and to ensure effective systems of assurance.
Principal Accountabilities:
Establishment and maintenance of the Quality Management Systems and associated Regulatory, Customer and Third party Accreditation's.
Liaison with Regulators, Customers and Third Parties on issues which affect accreditation, airworthiness and product conformance to achieve regulatory and customer accreditation.
Establish and manage the Quality Metrics across to achieve policy deployment goals.
Lead the drive to achieve Right First Time and zero waste through SQCDP Value Stream activity utilising lean tools and methodologies. Identification of Root cause and the implementation of robust corrective actions and control measures.
Support all functional teams in key areas of shared responsibility including Training, Continuous Improvement, Risk, Process Engineering and Process Responsibilities/Accountabilities.
Key Stakeholder in determining innovation / technical development strategies.
Work cross functionally to help drive a consistent and effective approach to New Product Introduction (NPI).
Actively participate in bid and contract reviews and assist with quality aspects of project management as required to ensure bid success and bid delivery.
Uphold processes that assure the effective health, safety and environmental best practices as defined by the Business HSE management system.
The Post holder is expected to work flexibly within the role. It is expected for the post holder to carry out activities for which they are competent. Additionally, the post holder will also carry out additional duties upon request from Senior Management.


Degree level education, in an
engineering / science discipline.
Qualifications recognised by regulatory
bodies (eg EASA , FAA etc. )
Demonstrable continuous professional


10+ years in an equivalent role /
Experience of installing and maintaining
Quality Management Systems
Exceptional product and process
Demonstrable experience in an
advanced manufacturing environment.
Demonstrable experience in decision
making roles.
Demonstrable risk assessment
Demonstrable experience of commercial
awareness / budgetary controls.

Skills and Aptitude

Excellent understanding of quality
assurance management principles and
Target driven with excellent analytical
skills to support continuous
A Leader and Communicator able to
motivate and manage cross functional
Strategically focused but with strong
operational knowledge.
Detailed understanding of Special
Process requirements within Advanced
Manufacturing Organisation.
Strong knowledge of the Aerospace
Regulatory Environment and
Airworthiness principles
Understanding of LEAN principles and
Managerial / Business acumen and