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Supplier Quality Engineer


Leighton Buzzard, BDF, GB

Requisition ID:  471637

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.


At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Supplier Quality Engineer  in our Interior Structures business located in Leighton Buzzard.  

To plan and coordinate supplier quality activities and development programs for the Interior Structures business unit, to ensure that all products are manufactured to relevant international standards and meet BE aerospace needs. Provide technical support and leadership to purchasing, manufacturing, design engineering and suppliers.


The role encompasses a ‘cradle to grave’ approach for all supplier management activities from new supplier selection, approval, launch / new product support and ongoing supplier maintenance and development.

Specifically includes:


  • In conjunction with Strategic Procurement, perform supplier evaluations and actively support new supplier selection, including supplier risk assessment
  • Maintain Approved Supplier database in line with company procedures
  • Ensure that Launch readiness activities are approved and in place to ensure faultless Quality and Delivery performance of supplier base
  • Perform supplier quality and process audits
  • Monitor supplier performance metrics and initiate improvement plans when appropriate
  • To work alongside purchasing/manufacturing to improve supplier performance
  • Be responsible for developing suppliers using the appropriate quality tools (including process capability, FMEA, 7D, fool proofing, DOE, SPC)
  • Provide support and assistance to suppliers in development and execution of corrective actions
  • Give quality input into strategic purchasing decisions
  • Ensure new and existing suppliers understand and meet our needs for FAI parts, traceability, conformance, etc.
  • Assist supplier with problem solving activities

Any other reasonable duties


We are looking for a degree qualified candidate with the following experience:

Strong working knowledge and understanding of Quality and or Aerospace Standards ( ISO 9000, AS9100, EASA Part 21, EASA Part 145)
Problem Solving Skills with in an engineering environment - preferably 7D
Excellent written and communication skills. 
Good knowledge of IT skills and software such as MS Office – In particular Excel, Visio and PowerPoint.



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