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Quality Assurance Leader

Company : Safran Helicopter Engines Job field : Quality Location : Segensworth North Fareham Hampshire , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Employees / Staff Spoken language(s) : English Fluent

Job Description

What's special about us?
Safran Helicopter Engines are the world's leading manufacturer of rotorcraft turbines and the only one dedicated exclusively to this market.

Our UK facility is the European Maintenance Centre Hub for the SHE Group, performing level 1 to level 3 maintenance and repairs on complex helicopter engine components.

Our experienced teams partner with our broad, global customer base, providing both technical expertise and broader support in both the fixed wing and rotary wing markets.

What will I be doing?
Development and maintenance of a robust Quality Improvement System

- As a member of the Quality team, you will also develop a close working relationship with your respective teams

- The position will involve substantial customer/supplier interface including some limited travel to conduct audits and visits

- Facilitate and coach in all areas of Quality processes and improvement activities using Safran HE UK principles.

- Contribute to Ensure Continuous Improvement skills are embedded within the organisation

- Demonstrate corporate values and behaviours

- Give Assurance that products and services meet the requirements of customers, quality standards and airworthiness authorities.

- Perform product and process audits, analyse results and support the timely implementation of corrective actions.

- Provide coaching and leadership on the use of problem solving tools such as 8Ds.

- Provide training, coaching and leadership on the QRQC system.

- Liaise with other SAFRAN sites on all quality matters.

- Manage customer complaints and provide coaching to ensure all complaints are closed out with timely and effective actions.

- Assist with external audits.

- Perform verification and validation activities in support of New Product Introductions (NPI).

- Analyse Quality data and present at management reviews.

- Participate in CI events

- Manage and maintain quality records.

Complementary Description

Why us?
Operating worldwide, Safran Helicopter Engines employ 5,900 people and have more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries, and 22,000 engines in service.

Located in Fareham on the South Coast of the UK, we've been a leader in the aerospace market for over 80 years, with a reputation for putting our customers first.
Supporting both the civil and military markets, our UK facility is the European Maintenance Centre Hub for the Safran Helicopter Engines Group.

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:
• 25 days holiday a year (plus bank holidays)
o Additional day for every 10 years' service
• Flexitime – where you can accrue up to your contractual hours
o Option to leave from 12:30 on Friday (role dependant)
• Hybrid working – on site 3 days per week from home 2 days (role dependant)
• On site restaurant with daily £1.50 subsidy for lunch
• Costa coffee on site
• Generous 7% pension contribution (after 3 months)
• Health cash back scheme (after probation)
• Purchase of company shares (after 3 months)
• Annual bonus of up to 3%
• Company sick pay
• Our dedicated Benefits Portal with a range of lifestyle benefits, including life assurance, cycle to work, retail discounts, access to healthcare & wellbeing services)
• Ample free parking
• Green scheme
o Accrue points for traveling to work by bike, walking, public transport or car share

Job Requirements

What do you need from me?
- Relevant qualifications/experience within aerospace disciplines.

- Experience of engine disassembly/inspection/assembly processes advantageous.

- Understanding of airworthiness standards and requirements.

- Be able to communicate clearly at all levels within Safran Group.

- Attendance of auditing/ part 145/ human factors & SMS training courses

- Experience in aerospace processes and procedures.

- Attainment of any quality related qualifications.

- Excellent diagnostic/problem-solving skills & ability to perform systematic analysis of written and numeric data.

- PC literate and ability to use software tools

- Interpretation of Technical Manuals and Instructions.

- Ability to be able to clearly demonstrate achievement of set objectives.

- Be able to communicate clearly at all levels within Safran Group.

What's my next step?
Please apply via the website and if you have what we are looking for, a member of our talent acquisition team will be in touch.

Diversity and Inclusion
We want Safran Helicopter Engines UK to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential.

We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Helicopter Engines UK an inclusive place to work.

Specificity of the job

Some travel to other SAFRAN sites, mainly France

Locate your future workplace

Concorde Way, PO15 5RL

Segensworth North Fareham Hampshire

England United Kingdom

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