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Quality Systems Manager - AS9100 REV D /QA Manager/QA Eng

New Kensington, Pennsylvania, 15068, United States
£50/hr ltd
January 31, 2018

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An accomplished, self-motivated and enthusiastic Aerospace Quality Engineer/Manager/Supplier Engineer with over 28 years’ experience within all environments of Aviation/Automotive Manufacturing engineering. Thrives under the pressure of a demanding environment, as exemplified by the attainment of an Air Operations Medal-Iraq. Adaptable and capable of independence of action as a supervisor, as well as a proficient team member. Good interpersonal skills with the ability to lead plan and organise a team efficiently and productively. CAREER HISTORY

Oct 2017 – Current, Quality Business Management Systems Engineer, Firth Rixson, Sheffield

• Carry out reviews and Audits of current QMS procedures against ISO9001/AS9100 RevD/IATF16949.

• Amend all Level 2/3 procedures to align with new regulatory requirements.

• Assist Dep’t Leads in the ‘roll out’ of all revised procedures.

• Internal audit’s against newly introduced procedures for conformity.

• Assist with all upcoming Nadcap site audits as required. Nov 2015 – Oct 2017, Quality Business Management Systems Engineer, Thermal Engineering, Royston

• Carry out Process reviews and Audits of current QMS procedures against ISO9001/AS9100 RevD.

• Management and lead for Improvements within all departments.

• Correlation of Company Nadcap Audit readiness for such process as Heat Treatment, Chemical processing, NDT, Laser NCM and Welding.

• Lead RCCA teams and Material Review Boards to drive resolution to encountered Customer escapes.

• Working knowledge of Knowledge of AS9100/02, SABRe, APQP, PFMEA, PPAP, 8D, Fishbone diagrams.

• Strong ability to initiate and maintain Customer relationships and manage RCCA schedules to resolution. July 2015 – Nov 15 Supplier Quality Eng BE Aerospace, Leighton Buzzard.

• Carry out Supplier On-site Audits to BE Aerospace specific requirements and protocol AS9100 and source inspection activity

• Management of non-conformances trend assessment’s and identification of risks

• Lead RCCA teams and Material Review Boards to drive resolution to encountered quality issues

• Working knowledge of AS9100, ISO9001 and ISO9102 etc.

• Strong ability to initiate and maintain supplier relationships and manage RCCA schedules. Sept 2014 – June 2015 Supplier Quality Engineer, Meggitt Aerospace, Birmingham.

• Driving Quality Improvements and Product Validation through Supplier Validation activity.

• Carry out Supplier On-site Audits to Meggitt PLC protocol AS9100

• Assisting Suppliers in completion of all pertinent Certification (AS9102/CofC’s, Material Certification etc)

• Assisting Suppliers with the completion of PPAP/FMEA Development plans.

• Face to face discussion’s with Meggitt customers to resolve any Non-Conformance issues.

• Review and Improvement of Meggitt in house Processes and Specifications

• New product introduction/Inspection activity as required. Dec 2013 – August 2014 Project Quality Engineer. MAGNA, Redditch.

• Senior Quality Engineer/Manager for an Automotive based company diversifying into an Aviation Seating Environment.

• Worldwide strategic sourcing of new suppliers for Injection moulding /Machining/Composite assemblies with on-site visits and negotiations for supplier capability, Tooling and Quality.

• Carry out supplier Audits on processes, tooling and facilities for continuous improvement in product quality and supplier suitability.

• Investigate and resolve customer complaints using recognised solutions (8D, 5Y PPAPetc

• Assist new suppliers working with AS9102 and BS EN 9102:2006 (Producing FAIR packs, Correct CofC’s etc)

• Overseeing of all Aviation documentation presented to the CAA for verification for product ‘sign off’.

• Carry out all goods inwards inspections of components using available measuring tools and verification drawings.

Aug 2013-Dec 2013 Quality Engineer/Supplier Quality Engineer, CTG Composites Banbury

• Producing FAIR packages and Quality Plans for Composite Fuel pipes

• New product introduction/Inspection activity of new product

• Carrying out on-site visits to Suppliers to aid with compiling Supplier FAIR’s to AS91002 standard

• Carrying out Supplier Process review’s and on-site audits

• Liaise directly with production staff to aid with problem solving and issues encountered

• Investigation and resolving of Customer Complaints

• Oct 2012-Aug 2013, Quality Engineer, Airbus A350/A320 Spirit Aviation, Prestwick.

• Product Audits and Concessions on Composite constructions

• Conducting Non-Conforming product reports

• Goods in inspection and creating assembly inspection reports

• Auditing Supplier FAIRS for compliance to AS91002

• Participating in Material Review Board activities Oct 2010-Sept 2012, Production/Quality Engineer, Boeing Fuel Tanks, Aero Structures, Cambridge

• First article inspection of components and major assemblies within a manufacturing environment

• Liaise directly with design staff to aid with problem solving and re-design issues encountered

• Conducting product audits prior to delivery to customer

• Conducting audits on procedures

• Ensure all procedures and processes are adhered to

• All health and safety legislation is current and adhered to

• Oct 2007-Sept 2010, Airframes Inspector, C130/A400M, Marshall Aerospace, Cambridge

• Team leader for Aircraft/systems, Airframe rebuild and Functional Testing/Avionics/Propulsion.

• Certification of Research and Development tasking on TP 400-D6 Flying test bed. Including Ground Vibration testing, All In-flight Data recording and Engine Performance Analysis etc.

• Carry out in depth routine inspection and structural surveys.

• Independent Supervisor for Critical system testing and inspection – All trades.

• Feb 1989 - April 2006 RAF Aircraft Airframes Engineer

• 1st/2nd line maintenance of F3 Tornado Aircraft

• Fault diagnosing of all Airframe systems (Propulsion/Avionic/Electrical) down to component level

• Co-ordinating diverse servicing tasks and trade groups (Avionics/Electrical)

• Detached overseas as required, working under extreme pressure and climates


• NEBS management-Introductory certificate in management

• Total Quality Management Course

• Trade Management and Supervision

• Junior Management and Leadership

• NVQ - Engineering Maintenance Level 3

• BTEC National Certificate in Engineering

• City and Guilds - General and Aeronautical Engineering

• National Certificate in Engineering Aerospace Studies


• D.O.B. 11 August 1966, Nationality British, Driving Licence Full, Clean Marital Status Married, 3 children.

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