Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yeovil, Somerset
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: LDQEA55_1559575945
Contact Name: Lisa Darbyshire
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2019 16:32

Job Description

Quality Engineer
An interesting position has become available for a Quality Engineer to work with an important Avionics Company who are know globally for being at the forefront of their field.
This is a unique opportunity to work with a business who are part of a multi-national Group, world leaders in the design, manufacture and support of helicopters, who in turn have a great heritage and pride themselves both on their reputation for excellence and for providing opportunities for their people.
This is your chance to become part of the success story.
What we can offer you
Employment benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme, the opportunity to join an award winning pension scheme, free car parking, employee discount scheme, an on-site Occupational Health Service, flexible working, flexi -leave scheme and a generous relocation package
Role overview
As Quality Engineer you will work as part of the Internal System Monitoring team with the purpose of conducting internal quality audits (some off-site auditing and travel is required) and supporting the investigation of incidents and customer complaints. You will also provide support to the business through additional responsibilities that may include Inspection Stamps and Build Surveillance. Interfacing with and guiding 2nd and 3rd party auditors and regulatory/customer representatives is expected.
Key Responsibility Areas
Your main activities will include, but not be limited to:
*Carrying out internal audits, including their planning and report writing
*Provision of Quality System guidance to team members and other departments as applicable.
*Perform risk analysis of any non-conformances identified
*Assist in the resolution of potentially contentious issues between LH major stakeholders identified through audit non-conformance, supporting a successful resolution of any issues, problems or challenges
*Reconcile containment, corrective and preventive actions and accept/reject actions eventually leading to closure of the non-conformance
*Report on progress and status of work to provide a clear statement of position, issues and actions.
*Guiding external representatives around the business to facilitate 2nd and 3rd party auditing
*Liaise with 2nd and 3rd party bodies during the planning preparation and closure of external audits
*Loading external audit reports and findings to the NC Management Tool and any findings/actions are completed within the agreed timescales
*Liaising with Customers, Suppliers and Partners to provide advice / guidance, and where necessary formal correspondence, on quality matters.
*Continually reviewing the company processes with a view to continuous improvement by identifying and implementing improvement initiatives
*Continually reviewing existing and creating new processes and procedures to achieve business and quality objectives.
*Reviewing data available in respect to quality processes, compiling, and promulgating data, and progressing any issues identified to completion.
Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
*The job holder shall be educated to HNC level or equivalent with a sound engineering background, with experience within an Aerospace or Manufacturing environment
*Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate verbally and in writing with both internal and external customers.
*Trained internal quality auditor
*Broad knowledge of quality certification standards (e.g. EN9100) and approval schemes (e.g. EASA part 145 & M, MAA MRP Part 145, CFAOS, DAOS etc.)
*Self-motivated but also has the ability to work as a team member.
*Confident and professional approach with integrity
*Experience of applying quality procedures and systems within an Aerospace environment
*Computer literacy including competence in Microsoft office software, presentation packages and SAP.
*A knowledge and experience of aircraft documentation including the Integrated Electronic Technical Publications.
*Knowledge and use of root cause analysis tools e.g. 5 Whys, Fishbone, 8Disciplines etc.
*Trained error investigator.
For further information or to apply please contact Lisa Darbyshire on 01793 317851 or email

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