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Quality Engineer

At British Airways, we take huge pride in our past – but we’re looking to the future as an airline that loves embracing the best of modern Britain. Our country’s creativity, diversity, style, wit and warmth are the same special qualities that make us who we are.

If you’re made of the same qualities as us, you could soon be part of the next chapter of our story. Together as one team, we’re connecting Britain with the world and the world to Britain like no one else.

In return for keeping our fleet at the forefront of the sector, you’ll receive great rewards and lots of scope to develop your engineering skills and progress your career.

The role of Quality Engineer brings an opportunity to play a key part in driving improvement in safety and quality standards within the British Airways Engineering Quality department. Interfacing with all levels of engineering, throughout the business, working together to maintain high standards and promoting continuous improvement.

The Role

Join British Airways Engineering Quality and you’ll work alongside some of the finest professionals in the industry. Not only will your remit span our own diverse fleet - one of the largest, most prestigious in the world - you’ll also ensure safety for a wide range of customer airlines who have entrusted the maintenance of their aircraft to us. Put simply, you’ll keep us and millions of passengers worldwide safe in the air. And as we continue to grow and invest in our future fleet, you’ll enjoy opportunities to let your career take flight.

Responsible for implementing the company quality and safety system through proactive engagement. You’ll monitor standards of health, safety, airworthiness and airmanship. Driven to maintain full compliance, you’ll conduct internal and external audits and investigations, publish reports, validate improvement actions, and drive the closure of non-conformities.

What we’re looking for

This is a role that will call upon your impressive leadership, collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills. You’ll bring to the role impressive credentials including, investigation experience, regulatory audit experience and proven experience in an aircraft maintenance environment within a Maintenance Repair Organisation.

You will bring your expertise in Quality Assurance, Environmental Quality Standards and Health & Safety, a strong business acumen, and be willing to gain a detailed understanding of BA’s processes, procedures and regulatory requirement. Gaining further skills and qualifications required for the role.

Your qualifications will include an Engineering Apprenticeship and HNC/D, plus an EASA Part 66 Cat B license or equivalent qualification. You will also need to hold a full UK EC/EEA manual driving licence. Experience as a Quality Assurance and Compliance Engineer is preferred with a detailed knowledge of Part M, Part 145 and Part 21. Lead auditor, NEBOSH and Form 4 holders are also desirable.

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