Quality Engineer – competitive salary (DOE) + performance bonuses – Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Flitetec are looking for a capable and driven Quality Engineer to work at their offices in Amersham, Buckinghamshire. Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Engineer will have a strong AS9100 background as a minimum and ideally have an understanding of EASA Part 21 and Part 145. You will be working with clients that are based around the world.
Your role will involve supporting the Quality Manager to drive a quality culture in manufacturing and ensuring shop floor quality standards are being maintained. The Quality Engineer will be working closely with the manufacturing department to drive improvements throughout production. This is an excellent opportunity to join a global company and progress your career.
The key responsibilities of a Quality Engineer include, but are not limited to:
•Overseeing final inspection, production and review of FAIR reports
•Supporting internal and supplier audits to AS9100 / EASA Part 21
•Monitoring, measuring and analysis of KPI’s
•Performing root cause analysis, corrective and preventative action and non-conformance reporting, process control (SPC)
•Dealing with customer and supplier rejections
•Creating quality plans in support of tenders and new product introduction
Flitetec design, manufacture, integrate and overhaul cabin interior products and is certified to EASA Part 21 subpart G and EASA Part 145 release. Our customers include airlines, OEM seat and interior manufacturers, MRO operators, leasing companies and 2nd tier interior manufacturers in the UK, Europe, North America, the Middle East and the Far East.
We specialise in vacuum forming of polycarbonate materials, overhauling and producing products such as meal trays, seat backs, aisle side shrouds, centre console fairings, in arm tray liners, cocktail tables, mirrors, threshold strips, monument and galley floor fitting covers. We also design a range of innovative tablet holders and design and integrate power USB conversions into existing seats.
The key skills and qualities of a Quality Engineer:
•At least two years’ experience in driving quality improvement in an AS9100 / EASA Part 21 G / Part 145 aerospace quality engineering environment
•Experience of utilising problem-solving techniques such as 6-Sigma, DoE, Global 8D, DMAIC; experience of FAIRS
•Must be HNC, HND, or degree educated
•Understanding of aerospace quality systems and regulatory standards
•A highly organised individual: with a strong process background, excellent program and time management skills and able to work independently as part of a small team
•Committed to continuous professional development
If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.