Quality Assurance Engineer

My client in West London, close to Heathrow, are a very large global aviation company who specialise in supporting airlines in their overhaul of aerospace components.

They are now seeking a permanent Quality Assurance Engineer to be responsible for maintaining an independent quality system for this aircraft component overhaul business.

The successful candidate will audit, investigate and provide technical support, to ensure the business remains compliant with all relevant regulations and requirements.

They will manage continuous improvements in the quality aspects of the business.


Key responsibilities:


  • To monitor and maintain established quality standards, policies and procedures
  • To monitor compliance of the quality system with EASA Part 145 and Part 21J, FAA CFR 145, the customer's national aviation requirements (e.g.

    CCAR 145, ANTRs, AGs) and BS EN ISO 9001 / AS 9100
  • You may be required to train personnel within a specified area subject to your qualifications and experience, and to develop Lean and Kaizen activities to continuously improve areas across the whole business.
  • To regularly complete a quality audit programme to gauge compliance with all maintenance procedures so that any non-compliance is identified and rectified



  • To maintain liaison with designated regulators responsible for the various approvals so that the business has an up to date understanding of regulatory requirements to which they will comply
  • To administer the company's authorisation system to comply with business and regulatory requirements
  • To assess sub-contractors and other suppliers as requested to ensure that company and regulatory authorities requirements are complied with
  • To advise on appropriate training/re-training and technical competence of all staff
  • To maintain sound administration procedures so that control and accuracy of all quality documentation is assured
  • To constantly monitor and review operating methods in order to facilitate both qualitative and quantitative improvements in the service provided to customers
  • Fully brief Senior management on any important issues which are likely to arise


Ideal candidate profile:

  • Aeronautical Apprenticeship and educated to HND or equivalent
  • Knowledge of EASA Part 145 & 21J and FAA CFR 145 requirements. 
  • Knowledge of other NAAs - an advantage.
  • 2 years practical experience in Quality Assurance
  • Qualified auditor with recognised training in auditing techniques
  • Understanding of ISO 9000 series accreditation - an advantage
  • Knowledge of Q-Pulse - an advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and be assertive when required
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, driven and ambitious self-starter who can carry out duties without constant supervision or allocation
  • Team player
  • Good negotiation and commercial skills
  • Able to relate to individuals at all levels of the business with good influencing skills


Additional information:

  • Permanent role
  • Monday to Friday, day shift
  • Salary: Up to £30,000 plus airline benefits package
  • Free onsite parking


If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately.

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  • Start: As soon as possible
  • Rate: £28k per year + airline benefits
  • Location: Hayes, Greater London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Aerospace
  • Recruiter: Line Up Aviation
  • Contact: Hannah Courtney
  • Tel: 01403217688
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 8528
  • Posted: 2017-11-13 15:47:20 -

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