Quality Manager, Aerospace – Sleaford

Grantham / Peterborough – £40k to £45k depending on experience

Are you an experienced quality professional looking for a great new opportunity with a highly successful aerospace business who work on state of the art commercial aircraft, jets and fifth generation fighters?

Our client offers unrivalled career progression and earnings potential as they continue several years of significant growth with full order books.

They are now looking for an experienced quality improvement professional due this increasing demand.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Quality Improvement Manager — Aerospace will maintain and develop the business accreditations including AS9100, NADCAP and SC21.

You will be responsible for installing data collection process for monitoring Right First Time & Scrap and use the related data to drive and prioritise improvement actions to improve RFT and reduce scrap.

We are looking for a quality improvement professional to be the “Champion & Promoter” of 8D CAR (Ford TOPS FORMAT) and in collaboration with the CI Manager, drive 5S /6S activity and improvements.

The Quality Improvement Manager will ensure that the Quality Team have appropriate delegation of responsibility and workload and that objectives are periodically reviewed.

What we’re looking for:

  • Quality System exposure to AS9100, NADCAP, SC21, BS EN 14001
  • Outstanding problem solving skills (8DCAR, RCA, POKE-YOKE etc)
  • Highly IT literate and an excellent data manipulator in Excel
  • Comprehensive understanding of Engineering Drawings
  • Metrology expert and preferably NDT / X-Ray proficient
  • Lean Manufacturing Awareness


You will be working in a busy, successful and tight knit team, in a fantastic working environment using leading edge technology and lean practices.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and hungry Quality Improvement Manager to join an extremely well established and growing international business that works with some of the World’s leading aerospace and aviation multinationals.

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