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Quality Manager

  • Location

    Chelmsford, Essex

  • Sectors:

    Quality & HSE

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £38000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abigail Booth

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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    Abigail Booth

Senior Quality Engineer/ Quality Manager




We are urgently looking for a senior quality engineer / Quality Manager to join an aerospace manufacturer based in the Southend - on -Sea, Essex area. My client is looking for someone who is strong within the aerospace documentation. Also responsible for:

The Role

  • They are looking for someone to improve all Quality systems and look after the aftersales and warranty too.

  • Reporting into the Managing Director you will be managing a small team

  • Full autonomy of the Quality department

  • Primary contact point Customer related Quality Issues

  • Targeted on achieving productivity targets, quality levels, ensuring exemplary health and safety of your team

  • Delivering at minimum costs

  • Take ownership and drive key Quality related Projects

  • Drive continuous improvement through department

  • Knowledge of NPI (New Product Introduction) and key associated elements

  • Ability to coach/ direct others

  • Train, coach and engage employees in lean thinking and methodologies, in order to deliver business improvements and ensure key deliverables are met and exceeded wherever possible

The Person

The ideal Quality Manager will need to have the following experience:


  • Aerospace experience

  • Time served shop floor background

  • Knowledge of both AS9100 Rev D and ISO9001:2015

  • Experience of creating FAIRs as per AS9102

  • Full Quality tool box

  • Hands on

  • Management or mentoring experience

  • Strong Problem solving abilities

  • Robust Character

  • Self Driven and a proactive personality


  • Lead Auditor trained

  • Internal Auditing capability- Preparation/Execution/Reporting/ Improvement feedback

  • Experience of using LEAN tools

  • Educated to degree level

The Business

Our client is a manufacturer within the aerospace sector with a full order book for the foreseeable future. They have a number of sites across the UK. There are real opportunities for people who come into the business and prove themselves

The 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.