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Quality Control Manager - Aerospace, Defence

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Quality Control Manager - Aerospace, Defence.

Our client is a highly successful aerospace company; they are looking for a Quality Control Manager to effectively manage a team of Quality Inspectors (currently 12) who monitor and validate the Quality of Parts and/or Assemblies. You will also provide specialist inspection capability across business functions. You will also assist the VP of Quality on the Strategic Development of the quality function.

As a Quality Control Manager, your key skills and qualifications will include:

  • Experience working in an Inspection environment.

  • Supervisory experience.

  • Internal Auditor desirable.

  • Degree/HND level or equivalent desirable.

  • Familiar with general inspection techniques and their appropriate selection.

  • Familiar with AS9100 & AS9102 FAIR requirements.

  • Ability to read and interrogate engineering drawings including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

  • Supervisory skills and able to manage the balance between Independence and willingness to re-assess when new data/information available.

  • Familiar with general non-conformance processes.

  • Ability to interact with Suppliers and Internal Customers.

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office packages.

    Skills/Experience should include:

Experience of quality control inspection or appraisal.

People Management.

Using gauges & measuring equipment.

Interpretation of engineering drawing.


Working in a complex assembly organisation.

As a Quality Control Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the Goods Inwards product quality & supporting paperwork checks (CofC, Purchase Order et cetera) in accordance with business processes (CCP & PFC’s). Evaluate conformance to Engineering requirements.

  • Manage Inspection of partially and fully completed Assemblies to Engineering requirements.

  • Manage and conduct Patrol Inspection of random stages to ensure compliance to drawing and process.

  • Raise and manage the raising of NCRs for non-conforming product detected at the goods-in stage and support production detected non-conformities when required.

  • Provide ad-hoc business support against specific demand for Inspection/measurement of product where required.

  • Liaise with Suppliers and Manufacturing staff and all levels of management to help resolve queries when required.

  • Manage the review of supplier generated FAI’s and Grade 1 part control plans and amend MRP and Visual FAIR systems accordingly.

  • Manage compilation of FAIRs for internal assembly work to provide evidence of conformity of process and product.

  • Work with Supplier Quality Engineers and Quality Engineering and their management to drive Quality Improvement.

    Keywords - Quality Control, Aerospace, Defence, Internal Auditor, AS9100, AS9102 FAIR, MRP, Visual FAIR, FAIRs, PPAP, GD&T, Inspection.

Quality Control Manager - Aerospace, Defence

Salary - Competitive plus excellent benefits, flexi time

Location - Wimborne, Dorset,

Required skills

  • PPAP
  • Aerospace Manufacturing
  • AS9100
  • Fairs
  • Inspectors

Reference: 34311826

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