Quality and Engineering Manager

Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Job Ref : AR155
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Aerospace
Salary : £50k - 60k per year


AR155 – Quality and Engineering Manager


Salary: £50,000 – £60,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Quality and Engineering Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

Our client strongly encourages applications from ex-military personnel however candidates from all backgrounds will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the existing MRO business in its current form.
  • Perform current engineering requirements or recruit team to do this.
  • Co-ordination of all repair activity for the business. Manage the end-to-end process of goods out for repair to goods in post repair.
  • Manage all airworthiness aspects of the business and be chief advisor to the MD on airworthiness matters.
  • Ensure Health and Safety requirements are met at all times.
  • Manage Service providers to ensure that charges are as per contract and to budget.
  • Supporting and assisting sales functions.
  • Project management and implementation of all projects assigned.
  • Developing and building working relationships with existing and new suppliers.
  • Monitor performance and selection of suppliers in association with Quality Dept.
  • Attend relevant meetings as and when required.
  • Entering data in full on the databases used by the company.
  • Handle day to day quality queries such as part conditions, RMAs and certification interpretation.
  • Maintain the AS9120 and AS9110 standards and all activities that contribute to this such as mandatory training for staff.
  • Maintain other standards such as JOSCAR and ASA Membership.
  • Manage all external and internal audits to ensure they are in date and all non- conformances are investigated and resolved.
  • Oversee the BMS and QMS documents, ensure up to date, policy compliant and configuration control maintained.
  • Manage company KPIs.
  • To undertake any other duties as appropriate within their competence, as required by the business from time to time.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential.
  • Knowledge of AS9120 and AS9110 standards.
  • Relevant engineering qualifications
  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Location: Bedford

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000

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