Quality Assurance Lead Engineer (Aircraft Production)

Job DescriptionAt Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.​Position Overview:Boeing is looking for a highly skilled aircraft production/maintenance Quality Assurance Lead Engineer to support its E-7 contract to modify five B737-700NG aircraft to the E-7 standard by STS Aerospace at their Birmingham International Airport facility.The E-7 On-Site Quality Assurance Lead Engineer will be part of the growing BDUK Aircraft Programme Quality team, working within the Fixed Wing area, reporting to the BDUK Fixed Wing Quality Manager and taking day to day tasking from the on-site E-7 Quality Manager, providing QA inspections, MRB and design oversight during the major modification programme.  Providing QA leadership and oversight of the on-site quality team and ASC2 design teams’ activities, to ensure contractual and regulatory compliance.  The role will also include monitoring and support to the contracted Part 145 maintenance organisation, embodying the modification and supporting Part M oversight where required.The roleThe E-7 On-Site Quality Assurance Lead Engineer will have the following primary responsibilities:Lead a small team on all Quality matters Lead Auditor to AS9100 standards and will manage the internal audit plan for on-site audit requirementsMaintaining the QMS to support/maintain the AMM Part 21J approval and 3rd Party certificate requirementsLiaising with Boeing Supplier Quality (SQA) and Supply Management & Procurement (SM&P) to support supplier assessment and managementLead/support on-site and contract Quality Assurance, including internal and supplier non-conformance managementReviewing internal occurrence reports, DASORs and undertaking safety/quality investigationsParticipates in Quality reviews of proposals, contracts, regulatory, program and customer requirements to develop quality assurance strategies, plans and tests for hardware and software products, processes and services ensuring early quality involvement in program development. Development of Quality cost estimates based on Statements of Work (SOW) assigned.Develop and implement processes for determining, verifying and meeting Customer SOW requirements, including:Verification of product conformity to designVerification of compliance to Customers’ requirementsParticipate in the maintenance of processes, procedures and metrics to assure program, contract, customer and regulatory requirements are adhered to, including:Validation of work instructions, tooling requirements, certifications, process standards, policies and proceduresIdentify and documents discrepancies, segregates and controls non-conforming items to prevent unintended use or deliveryVerification of compliance to Regulatory requirementsIdentifying opportunities for corrective action while performing product or process verificationPerforms auditing, surveillance and monitoring against the approved audit plan, identifies and documents discrepancies and management of corrective actions to completionSegregation and control of non-conforming itemsPerforms preliminary review and disposition of non-conformanceIdentifies repetitive or significant or non-conformances and initiates requests for corrective actionConducts product review with customer during product or process verification•To facilitate and sustain a Just Culture within the Boeing Defence UK Maintenance/Production OrganisationParticipate with stakeholders in the analysis process of unfavorable process data, customer complaints and metric results formulating mitigation plans utilizing the closed loop preventive / corrective action process, including:•Represents Quality in design reviews, with regard:Routine verification of product conformance to design requirements, providing objective evidence of results•Performs benchmarking and other forms of analysis to ensure specified processes capability levels are achieved.Essential CompetenciesModification/Production experience in a civil or military environmentSafety Management Systems knowledge and experiencePrevious industry experience in the application of aviation safety policySafety investigation and root cause corrective action experience, within the aviation industryAviation Quality Management System (QMS) experienceAbility to identify help needed and coordinate with the appropriate leaders and team membersQualified Auditor with experience in auditing techniquesExperience compiling and reporting statistical dataDesirable competenciesPreferably degree qualified, or equivalent, but not essentialMust have a sound working knowledge of MAA/CAA/EASA (Part 145/Part M/Part 21).Experience with Data Analytics.Familiar with Boeing Process and Procedures would be beneficial.Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.Demonstrated analytical/problem solving skills.Detail oriented.Demonstrated high level of dependability, interpersonal skills, initiative, adaptability, decision-making, and problem solving and organization skills.Customer focused ability to work independently or as part of a team.Human Factors FacilitatorWork Authorisation: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll. Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain a UK security Clearance.Visa Status and Relocation: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Relocation benefits are not available. Successful candidates must have existing / ability to obtain legal authorisation to work in the UK for continued employment.Equal Opportunity Employer:Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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