Quality Engineer

Job Reference: BBBH73818

Posted by: Carl Delaney

Apply for this role
Industry: Engineering
Bristol, UK
£29.88 – £29.88 per hour

Description of role:

World Class Aerospace Company based in Bristol is currently looking to recruit 2 Quality Engineer subcontractors.

Contract Duration: 12 months initially and then ongoing thereafter
Hourly rate £29.88 per hour.

Quality Engineer Job Description:

A vacancy has arisen within the Quality function for the position of Quality Conformance Engineer, reporting to the Filton Plan Head of Quality Conformance


  • Conduct tasks in line with Conformance Engineering principles, leading to a reduction in the Cost of Non-Quality by generation of business KPI’s and analysis of trends
  • Work alongside the Quality Line side team, functional teams and multifunctional teams to identify, deploy and report on Quality Improvement opportunities in line with overall business and plant objectives
  • Facilitate / lead Quality Improvement Projects (QIP) activities to enable clear ownership of topics, improvements opportunities and actions resolution through networking and team working within the business to achieved required results
  • Escalation of issues impacting the Quality performance occurring in the business by the analysis of KPI trends to mitigate business impacts
  • Facilitate / lead implementation, application and coaching of Quality toolsets, processes and techniques within manufacturing areas to support business requirements (e.g. APQP, Error Proofing, Problem Solving, etc.)
  • Generate and deploy the AOS Quality standards within the Plant (e.g. Customer Protection Board standards, Operational Surveillance requirements, Control Plan, etc.)
  • Review and create Operational Surveillance check criteria to ensure consistent build standards, quality standards and operator competence is obtained within the Plant
  • Conducting and leading Quality investigations into complex / technical issues from the business and customer ensuring appropriate corrective and preventative actions are taken with the use of appropriate toolsets and multifunctional team inputs
  • Oversight and maintenance of CAIRs to ensure timely clearance of any issues to mitigate impact on key delivery milestones (CAIR Key User standards)
  • Facilitate / lead reduction of Non-allocated Concession (NAC) impacting Plant perimeter
  • Coordinate / lead clearance of Plant QSR, SARI and Events in a timely manner engage appropriate functional teams for support
  • Create and maintain E2E Quality Gate templates to enable business, supplier and Industrial Partner to obtain Quality standards continuity resulting with overall project Quality Gate targets are achieved
  • Development of personal knowledge, skills and competence thus ensuring that Quality Conformance Engineering support is effective and in line with objectives
  • Ensure Environment, health and safety and airworthiness requirements are achieved
  • Provide necessary support to customers and authorities as required

Skill Set:


  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the Airbus behaviours relevant to the professional operating level
  • Have a good knowledge of aircraft manufacture and previous experience of process improvement
  • Experience of working with and leading multi-functional teams
  • Good level of general IT skills (Including Microsoft Excel, word, google, etc.) and advantage if able to create coding / macros
  • Good SAP knowledge with ability to interrogate SAP and export reports
  • Recognised Training in problem solving techniques & methodology
  • Advanced English and mathematics


  • Knowledge of Airbus quality gate and events process an advantage

Apply for this role

Enter your details and drop your CV in the form below and a member of the team will be in touch.

Attach CV*