About The Opportunity
About the opportunity
GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do.
The Quality Compliance Engineer ensures and is responsible for quality control within the manufacturing operations space and provides a customer quality interface.
Who you’ll work with
The Quality Compliance Engineer reports to the Director of Operations and interfaces with manufacturing operations personnel (including various level of management) as well as interfaces with customers.
What you’ll do
We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.
Support the Purchase Order acceptance process.
Verify compliance of company products and delivery documentation.
Hold the necessary approvals and carry out dispatch signatory activities and assist in the final dispatch of parts during shift patterns.
Support the modification rework process with updates to delivery paperwork.
Carry out customer delegated source inspection where applicable.
Review and sign off internal and external First Articles of Incorporation (FAI’s) as required.
Plan, undertake and report internal and external (as required) product and process audits.
Act as a Company guide for external audit teams and host Customer audits on responsible projects.
Support corrective action process and undertake fault investigation (internal and external.)
Review / monitor scrap and concessions for trends.
Hold MRB (Material Review Board) authority for review and concession signoff on responsible projects.
Act as customer point of contact for CAR’s, returned items and corrective actions.
Review / answer / process / investigate Customer Complaints through TipQA and strive to improve Customer’s quality rating.
Liaise with Value Stream Managers regarding supporting production quality requirements.
Review ICY results and disposition.
Monitor tooling and equipment calibration status.
Support the review and buy off of Quality Plans and carry out Quality Department functions as required.
Complete applications, undertake new starter inductions, monitor and audit company approved operator scopes / stamp holders.
Support all QCE areas of assembly as required / requested.
Support the LEAN and continuous improvement processes.
Support the AOG (Aircraft On Ground) out of hours team (as agreed individually.)
Work in accordance with approved scope of work.
Weekly and monthly reporting on Quality Metrics.
5+ years of experience in aerospace manufacturing required.
2+ years of Quality-related experience required.
Ability to read/interpret blueprints and technical schematics required.
U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements.
Familiar with AS9100 Quality Standards preferred.
GKN experience preferred.
Ability to organize and implement multiple concurrent tasks.
Excellent communications skills.
Computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.