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Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Burnley Lancashire Bb10 2tq , England , United Kingdom Permanent Full-time

Job Description

To support the Operations team in delivering products on time and to the quality standards
required by our customers.
• To continually reduce customer escapes, internal and external concessions and the overall
cost of non-quality through the application of appropriate Quality and continuous improvement
• To ensure compliance with internal processes and procedures and external customer and
• Maintain a clean, organised and safe working environment and organise 5S initiatives.
• To ensure adherence to the group Quality Management System and compliance to all
Customer and regulatory requirements including EASA Part 21, EN 9100 and NADCAP.
• To prepare for and contribute to external audits with Customers and regulatory bodies.
• To schedule and manage product and process audits and any resultant non-conformances
and corrective actions.
• To develop and lead customer escape prevention plans.
• To develop and lead concession reduction plans.
• To apply key quality tools such as PFMEA, Gauge R&R, 8D, SPC and to support others in
the application of these tools.

Job Requirements

To support the preparation of Quality plans for both new products and new customers.
• To develop and lead zero concessions plans for new products at entry into service.
• To ensure that first article (PVI/PPAP) reports are correctly completed for any new or
modified parts.
• To develop and lead non quality cost (CoNQ) reduction plans.
• To support Operations to eliminate waste in the production processes.
• To operate within the Quality budget.
• Engineering related Degree / HND, or equivalent experience
• Quality assurance experience in a technical and/or manufacturing environment.
• Experience of complex problem solving and the delivery of improvement projects
• Experience of the application of key quality tools (PFMEA, SPC, 8D, 6 Sigma)
• Good communication skills, both verbal and written
• Experience of Quality planning for the introduction of new products
• Experience of Aerospace quality standards and regulations
• Working knowledge of French while beneficial is not essential

Specificity of the job


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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.

Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran Nacelles is a world leader for aircraft nacelles and an active player in after-market services, with 23,000 products in service, and 145,000 daily flight hours. The company is active in all segments of the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners.

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