Aerospace and Aviation
£25 per hour
Job Type:

AIT Project Quality Engineer

AIT Project Quality Engineer


6 Months

circa £25 per hour


Essential Experience


A recognised engineering apprenticeship and/or equivalent academic qualification with at least 5 years AIT, Quality or Manufacturing Engineering experience within the Aerospace or Military industry,

At least 2 years within AIT Quality Assurance Role or product assurance role,

Good understanding of manufacturing processes,

Analytical skills and methodical approach to problem resolution and investigation,

Teamwork and leadership attributes with excellent written and oral communication and persuasion skills,

The ability to communicate at all levels and across a variety of different nationalities.


Essential Skills


Knowledge of Space Quality standards,

Facilitation skills,

Understand and embrace quality improvement initiatives,

Reporting skills,

User and promoter of quality tools and methods, particularly problem solving, risk management, statistical process control, metrics,

Organised, practical and logical in work approach, 

Knowledge of Space Quality standards,

Flexibility to travel within the UK and Europe when required,

Willingness to work on shift, on-call or off-site for short periods when required.


Desirable Skills

Lean, continuous improvement qualifications, Green or Black belt would be desirable

Preferably accredited course in quality assurance or related disciplines. (e.g . IQA / IET / IMechE)



Degree/HNC or equivalent in an Engineering related discipline.


Job Profile

NCR Management - Manage NCRs within the defined scope for AIT projects.

Collate AIT build reconciliations and open points (e.g. open work orders), at project level

Chair AIT gate reviews (MRR, IRR).

Ensure open actions from KIPs and MIPs are managed and tracked during all AIT phases.

Manage 2nd closures

Carry out audits

Deploy OES improvement projects.

Chair post-test reviews for functional verification activities.

Post delivery:  Manage definition and closure of open items.

Co-ordinate FMEA reviews to proactively define and manage AIT risk.

Review key manufacturing documentation for technical and quality integrity.

CofC Signatory Authority for kits.

Continual assessment of technician training in line with skills matrix


Weekend work

This role will include extra work at weekends on an ad hoc but regular basis and candidates must be available for that


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd. 


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