Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Filton, Gloucestershire
Salary: D.O.E
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1808-22_1537881896
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2018 14:24

Job Description

Sitec have a Contract Vacancy for a Design Quality Engineer for our client who is engaged in Aircraft design and manufacture in Filton Bristol. The duration is estimated to be 12 Months.

* 10 in team in total
* More about experience than specific quality qualifications
* The department has had success with hiring at all levels and supporting less experienced candidates with on-going training


A vacancy has arisen for a Design Quality Engineer / Task Leader / Project Manager to be based on the Filton site (Nr Bristol).

The successful applicant will be working within the Serial Wing Perimeter (QESWS) and will report to the Head of Quality Engineering, Serial Wing. You will be interfacing primarily with the Program Engineering Teams and their suppliers.


The Quality Engineering Team is accountable for the deployment of the Quality Strategy within the Serial Wing environment. This strategy is being deployed via the implementation of a business wide 'Quality Improvement Plan'.

In accordance with the Quality Improvement Plan the Design Quality Engineer will be responsible for:

* Integration of Quality throughout the Aircraft Design Review process.
* Definition and deployment of the Quality element of the Visual Management System (VMS) into the Engineering Teams.
* Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities into the Engineering Teams
* Manage Wing Design suppliers through regular Supplier Quality reviews to ensure continuous improvement within suppliers.
* Assist Design Engineering teams as the Quality Engineering focal point for current and future Aircraft development projects.
* Assist the Engineering Teams in managing and evolving the Quality metrics within the corporate visual management system (SQCDP).
* Deployment of Series Aircraft Quality Management Plan into the Engineering Teams.
* Integrate the Q6 methodologies into the Engineering Teams through regular maturity assessments and follow on sessions.
* Deployment of the practical problem solving (PPS) methodology.


As the successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

* An Engineering Degree or equivalent relevant experience.
* Practical Project Management experience.
* Demonstrable ability to manage a transnational project.
* Have exceptional communication and English skills, both verbal and written.
* Have excellent IT skills as appropriate to the role (MS Project, MS Word etc.).
* Be able to demonstrate appropriate people skills and associated behaviours when interacting with all levels of the management structure.
* Ability to foster engagement of project team.
* Intelligence, the ability to learn quickly, and a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards the workload are essential requirements.
* Experience in an Aircraft (ideally Airbus) or related industry within a Design or Manufacturing Engineering Environment would be beneficial.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.