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Head of Quality

  • Location

    York, N. Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, England

  • Sectors:

    Quality & HSE

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Emma Bryan

Head of Quality


*Excellent Package Details*

The Role
Reporting into the General Manager a leading Aerospace/Defence business is looking for a Head of Quality to create and deliver improvements throughout the teams. Other key responsibilities will include:

  • AS9100d and NADCAP quality assurance standards

  • Right first time development

  • Striving for Customer service excellence, customer facing

  • Reduction in overall business costs

  • Track record in Quality Management

  • Strong man manager

  • Develop and maintain robust quality assurance

  • Internal, external, customer auditing

  • Improve Quality and Customer performance

  • Conducting skills diagnostics and analysis

  • Work with teams developing KPIs

  • Drive CI

  • FAIRs

  • Mentor , coach, and develop a team of quality assurance, engineers/inspectors

  • Provide quality expertise to other relevant departments

  • Quality assurance and maintain the QMS

  • Succession planning

  • Support strategies ensuring future Quality capabilities meets the business needs

The Person

  • Time served or equivalent experience

  • 5-10 years' experience in Aerospace including AS9100

  • Quality management experience

  • Audit experience

  • Budget experience

  • Proven experience in the implementation of quality systems

  • Full Quality tool box

  • Proven experience of developing employees and training

  • Strong manager

  • Problem solving methods

  • Lean /CI experience

  • Understanding external quality improvements

  • Solid business understanding & able to contribute to strategy at a senior level

  • Target orientated, Self-motivated

  • SC clearance will be required


  • Degree

  • Composites

  • Airworthiness regulatory experience

  • MOD List X security requirements

  • Six sigma experience is an advantage

The Company
Our client is a market leading Aerospace/ Defence business that have strong and exciting relationships with a number of manufacturers. They offer transparent and accessible career development and are looking to bring someone into their successful team immediately.

You will work in a strong team including improvement projects, auditing, documentation management, product assurance. This role is pivotal in harmonising the Quality standard.

The Package
*Excellent Package*

If you are interested please apply online. If you have not been contacted by telephone or email within 7 days of your application, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unless you notify us otherwise, we will retain your CV and covering letter on our database and may contact you with other job opportunities in the future