Quality Staff Engineer

REQ: REQ-112484 Quality

  • Slough, United Kingdom
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Job Summary 

Oversight, development and maintenance of quality programs, processes and procedures that ensure compliance with policies, standards and agency guidelines. Work directly with Panasonic Technical Services to provide process analyses oversight on a continuing basis to enforce requirements and meet guidelines. Audit and inspection preparation, resolution of audit and inspection findings and liaise with auditing groups and inspectors through all stages of audits.

Major Responsibilities 

Regulatory Quality Program Monitoring & Authorizations

  • Provide guidance in interpreting policies, regulatory and/or governmental regulations, and agency guidelines to assure compliance
  • Audit various Panasonic locations to verify that standards in the field of aircraft line maintenance and component repair are complied with in respect to regulatory, customer and internal Quality requirements
  • Coordinate legal requests in support of National Aviation Authority investigations or litigation
  • Approve certifying staff/return to service authorizations 
  • Ensure Quality audit program schedule is maintained
  • Monitor preventative/corrective actions to ensure timely resolution
  • Record any observed non-compliance / non-conformance or unacceptable standards and bring to the attention of the responsible manager and/or individual concerned, any observed non–compliance or poor standards with a time scale for remedial action to be completed

Quality Process Improvement

  • Ensure the quality assurance programs and policies are maintained and modified regularly
  • Evaluate and develop improved techniques for the control of quality
  • Develop forms and other documentation relating to promoting high standards of service and quality
  • Develop and issue Quality procedures for maintaining high standards of service quality and safety
  • Prepare presentations and report on activities relating to Quality Assurance activities
  • Ensure upkeep, assessment and distribution of all regulatory material and ensuring compliance with such documents

NAA/Customer Quality Focal

  • Local Quality Assurance Representative for the assigned Repair or Line Maintenance location
  • Point of contact with the Civil Aviation Authorities for the assigned location

Training

  • Perform Quality Assurance and Safety related training

Other tasks

  • Maintain and update Quality Management System databases
Knowledge/Skill Requirements 
  • Avionics Product Industry experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications required
  • Ability to work in highly visible, highly demanding environment
  • Ability to interact at all levels of internal and external customers
  • Full knowledge of FAA/EASA and any other National Aviation Authority regulations for Repair and Maintenance
  • Strong computer skills(MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Project, MS Visio)
  • Ability to adjust communication styles for various audiences
  • Ability to work effectively within a multicultural environment
  • Works on problems and projects of complex/ advanced scope

Education/Experience Requirements 
  • 8 years exp. in maintaining aircraft/aircraft components required
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of related Quality Assurance experience 
  • Experience in the Part 121/145 regulatory and quality assurance field
Other Requirements 
  • 10% of both domestic and international travel required

REQ: REQ-112484 Quality

  • Slough, United Kingdom
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