Quality Engineer

Location: Gloucestershire, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Temporary Contact: Zak Mendoza

Quality Engineer


12 Month FTC


Quality Engineer needed for a multinational Defence and Aerospace organisation based in London who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Quality Engineer that takes pride in their work with a good background in supplier quality, EASA Part 21, FAR, ISO9001, AS9100 and ideally the Aerospace/Defence industry.


  • Flexible working hours
  • Early finish Friday
  • Up to 5% Bonus
  • Subsidised gym and canteen
  • 25 days' holiday
  • Option to buy further 5 days'
  • Cycle to work scheme and retail vouchers

What experience you need to be the successful Quality Engineer:


  • Has a proven range of Quality/Business Improvement experience
  • Proven experience working within a quality management system
  • Trained Quality Auditor
  • Knowledge of manufacturing environment and working with a supply chain
  • Experience of liaising with internal and external customers
  • Good communication skills demonstrated both verbally and in writing in the form of presentations and recommendations for improvement
  • Works effectively with others
  • Demonstrated experience in building good working relationships and gaining trust and respect with internal and external customers
  • Plans work and delivers on time
  • Demonstrates a "Can do" positive attitude
  • Use own initiative within the scope of the role
  • Makes timely decisions within the scope of the role
  • Proactively able to manage own work to in order to achieve objectives
  • Good application of Microsoft packages and relevant software for the role (Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)


  • Has worked in an Aerospace Organisation

Experience in:

  • Aerospace quality standards (e.g. AS9100, EASA Part 21, Part 145 etc)
  • Other aerospace topics e.g. FOD, counterfeit avoidance etc.
  • First Article / Parts Approval reporting methods (E.g. AS9102, PPAP etc.)
  • Process Measurement techniques (e.g. SPC, KPIs, etc.)
  • Quality Management System and Process Mapping Software

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Quality Engineer will include:

  • Performing an assurance role that verifies and demonstrates that the Quality approval requirements are being met by the business
  • Plan and carry out a schedule of audits and assessments with completion of associated documentation and activities in accordance with the BMS
  • Manage completion and effectiveness of Corrective and Preventative measures
  • Provide an independent monitoring function for compliance with airworthiness and customer requirements
  • Support of any investigations arising from Quality issues through to their documented conclusion, with supporting root cause analysis and solutions to prevent re-occurrence
  • Ensuring Quality measures with associated targets are maintained for QA Compliance
  • Support of external Quality audits, assessments and visits by customers and authorities
  • Ensuring that improvements identified from the compliance activities are fed-back into the BMS
  • Ensuring that regular shop floor checks are performed, reported and any associated issues are effectively resolved
  • Support in the coordination of timely responses and resolution of quality issues identified
  • Provide training in Compliance requirements as necessary
  • Completion of agreed personal and departmental objectives and initiatives
  • Develop and support of a business improvement culture and associated activities e.g. process mapping, lean, etc
  • Assist with the maintenance of company approvals e.g. EASA, FAR, ISO, etc. to maintain airworthiness
  • Assist with the generation of Quality Plans and proposals
  • Ensure the departmental objectives are achieved in line with the job holders' individual objectives
  • Perform duties in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes
  • There may be additional activities to perform from time to time in order to maximise the contribution to the company's goals and objectives

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Quality Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

*Please note that eligibility for UK security clearance up to SC level is required for the Quality Engineer position*

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