Senior Quality Engineer - Aerospace

NA Engineering
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Quality Engineer required!

Are you a competent quality engineer who has experience working within the Aerospace sector?

Would you be competent at leading a quality department consisting of quality engineers and quality inspectors within a precision engineering aerospace machine shop environment?

If so this may be the next step in career progression for the capable quality engineer to become a quality management professional.


Working within first class aerospace manufacturing facilities, we require an Lead Quality Engineer to head up the quality department and drive quality forward in this aerospace machining environment.

With sustained growth and a secure order book, we can offer a structured permanent and secure position in this leading Aerospace and precision engineering business that have manufacturing facilities located across the UK

The basics:

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm - flexible/negotiable

Salary: £40,000

Location: Solihull

Background required: Previous experience working as a quality engineer within aerospace with the ability to lead other quality engineers and drive the department forwards.

The ideal Lead Quality Engineer will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:

  • Good mechanical engineering and technical skills
  • An understanding of precision machined products.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis
  • Experienced in problem solving techniques (8D)
  • Good knowledge of Statistical Process Capability (MSA and Gauge R&R)
  • Be able to perform PFMEA on process and product
  • Good knowledge of PPAP and its implementation
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of special process requirements
  • Knowledge of 6 Sigma process
  • Competent/capable if leading a team of quality engineers/inspectors

Overview of duties/responsibilities:

Determine customer quality requirementsPerform customer purchase order reviewsTo drive and maintain quality performanceTo interface with and monitor suppliersTo Lead / support quality and cost improvementsFacilitate internal and external assessments (audit)Complete RCCA activity on Internal & External Quality AuditsTo liaise with customers/Suppliers on Quality/Technical mattersInvestigate Problem solving to full resolutionTo measure, analysis and monitor production capabilitiesPlan for prevention of non-conformancesSupport the business in all aspects of quality and conformance as required.

In return for your experience as a Lead Quality Engineer we can offer you:

33 Days holiday

Free On Site Parking



If you are interested in the Lead Quality Engineers role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role. If you have any questions at all please contact Matthew Brown/Steve Brown on 01332 360055

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