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Quality Engineer

Location:  Kilkeel (Northern Ireland), DOW
Requisition ID:  333650

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and we currently have some exciting positions based at our Northern Ireland facility, including an Quality Engineer.


Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Engineer will be required to work with the Quality Engineering Teams.


JOB TITLE:                           Quality Engineer


DEPARTMENT:                     Quality


RESPONSIBLE TO:              Quality Manager


HOURS:                                37.5 hours per week.  The post holder may be required at times to work outside his/her normal working hours for the effective performance of the duties of the post


LOCATION:                         2 Moor Road


                                             Co Down

                                             BT34 4NG


Key Purpose              

  • To plan and coordinate manufacturing quality activities and improvement programmes.
  • Ensure that all products are manufactured to relevant international standard(s) and meet or exceed B/E Aerospace’s and customer needs. 


The Role:


  • To work alongside manufacturing to improve operational performance
  • To establish/support quality policies and procedures that are followed throughout the business that contribute to consistent high-class performance in all areas
  • Represent the business with customers and regulatory authorities with the objective of inspiring confidence and enabling positive cooperation in the quality of products and services provided
  • Ensure the identification and control of all non-conforming products
  • Develop, promote and lead continuous improvement activities
  • Provide support and assistance to manufacturing in development and execution of corrective actions
  • Lead/participate in quality system and/or process audits in B/E as needed
  • Give quality input during New Product Introduction gate reviews and ensure that the appropriate quality criteria as well as process limitations are understood
  • Develop and monitor production line/business unit performance metrics and initiate improvement plans when appropriate
  • Leads and participates in supplier and in house improvement events
  • Manage and support as appropriate internal and customer FAI’s, ensuring that quality requirements are clearly defined
  • Contribute and participate in Material Review Board’s
  • Travel nationally and internationally (on occasion at short notice) in line with business requirements
  • Take initiative and seek results in a structured way
  • Clear communication (both verbally and orally) to all levels within the organisation on quality related topics





Essential Criteria:


  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline and a minimum of 1 year’s relevant Quality or engineering experience


  • A higher level qualification, such as HNC/HND, in a relevant discipline and 2+ years relevant Quality or engineering experience


  • 3+ year’s relevant Quality Engineering or engineering experience



Desirable Criteria:


  • Demonstrate experience of completing problem solving activities using methods such as 3C, 8D, 7D, DMAIC etc.
  • Quality Auditing Certification
  • Working knowledge of lean principles
  • In depth knowledge and application of ISO9001/AS9100 standards

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