Aerospace and Aviation
£24 per hour
Job Type:

Operations Quality Assurance Engineer

Operations Quality Assurance Engineer       


Six Months     

£24.00 per hour


Job Summary

Lead and assure quality excellence of in the local MAIT work areas.

Responsible for ensuring that the following are managed according to quality requirements and procedures: Spacecraft Integration, Processes & Methods OR Satellite Integration


Main activities:

Perform Quality Assurance (QA) activities in the local MAIT work areas, by ensuring correct implementation of procedures and processes, to ensure product quality meets the stated requirement

Lead and influence prevention and quality improvements in the local MAIT work areas

Drive completion of corrective and  preventative actions to closure through the active use of Practical Problem Solving (PPS) techniques

Drive the efficient management of non-conformance and Cost of Non quality reduction


Skills/Experience Required

A recognised engineering apprenticeship and/or equivalent academic qualification with at least 3 years Production, Quality or Engineering experience within the Aerospace or Military industry,

Good understanding of 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 nationalities.

Technical skills in a cleanroom environment

Excellent understanding of MAIT processes

Ability to coach and influence people

Be proactive for the improvements of the working environment

Willingness to work on shift, on-call or off-site when required including weekends

Commitment to lean and right first time philosophy

Communication skills to motivate others to improve the quality of their work as well as to explain your findings clearly



Knowledge of Space Quality standards,

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)


Education & Training

HNC in relevant Engineering discipline


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


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