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Quality Engineer Needed In United Kingdom

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At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

At our Kilkeel Facility in Northern Ireland, we manufacture aircraft interior seating for a number of worldwide customers. As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including Quality Engineers in our Seating business located in Kilkeel, Northern Ireland.


Job Description

JOB TITLE: Quality Engineer


DEPARTMENT: Engineering




HOURS: 37.5 hours per week. The post-holder may be required at times to work outside his/her normal working hours for the effective performance of the duties of the post


LOCATION: Collins Aerospace

2 Moor Road


Co Down

BT34 4NG

Key Purpose

  • To plan and coordinate manufacturing quality activities and improvement programmes.
  • Ensure that all products are manufactured to relevant international standard(s) and meet or exceed Collins Aerospace and customer needs.
  • Ensure new products are developed & introduced in accordance with APQP process


The Role

  • To work alongside manufacturing to improve operational performance
  • To establish/support quality policies and procedures that are followed throughout the business that contribute to consistent high-class performance in all areas
  • Represent the business with customers and regulatory authorities with the objective of inspiring confidence and enabling positive cooperation in the quality of products and services provided
  • Ensure the identification and control of all non-conforming products
  • Develop, promote and lead continuous improvement activities
  • Provide support and assistance to manufacturing in development and execution of corrective actions
  • Lead/participate in quality system and/or process audits in Collins as needed
  • Develop the quality standard for new development programs, and work with the customer to achieve agreement and sign off ahead of commencing production
  • As part of a cross functional team, following the APQP process, influence the design, supply chain and build process to ensure the required quality standard can be achieved on a repeated basis.
  • Develop and monitor production line/business unit performance metrics and initiate improvement plans when appropriate
  • Leads and participates in supplier and in house improvement events
  • Manage and support as appropriate internal and customer FAI’s, ensuring that quality requirements are clearly defined
  • Contribute and participate in Material Review Board’s
  • Travel nationally and internationally (on occasion at short notice) in line with business requirements
  • Take initiative and seek results in a structured way
  • Clear communication (both verbally and orally) to all levels within the organisation on quality related topics


Please note the below criteria are the requirements for the role. You must clearly outline in your CV how you meet the below criteria:


Essential Criteria

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline and a minimum of 1 year’s relevant Quality or engineering experience


  • A higher level qualification, such as HNC/HND, in a relevant discipline and 2+ years relevant Quality or engineering experience


  • 3+ year’s relevant Quality Engineering or engineering experience


Desirable Criteria

  • Demonstrate experience of completing problem solving activities using methods such as 3C, 8D, 7D, DMAIC etc.
  • Working knowledge of New Product Development & Introduction (APQP)
  • Working knowledge of lean principles
  • In depth knowledge and application of ISO9001/AS9100 standards


Closing date for online CV submission is Monday 4th April 2022. Please note applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.


To be considered for this role all candidates must submit a CV by clicking Apply. Your CV should clearly outline how you meet the criteria as listed above in the job description. This information will be used for shortlisting purposes. Failure to submit a CV and/or provide sufficient detail in your CV regarding the criteria will result in your application not being shortlisted.


Please note this role is based primarily at the Kilkeel, Northern Ireland facility. Relocation will not be available for this role.

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