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Quality & Compliance Engineer - Technical


Job description

Draken Europe offers exciting careers that matter.

We believe that mission success does not start with the mission itself. It begins with our people.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Quality & Compliance Engineer to be based at either our Bournemouth or Teesside base. 

This role is directly for ensuring continued accreditation to the requisite Aviation Regulations, allowing successful delivery of Customer requirements while also providing a technical, regulatory and international standards focal point for all areas of Draken Europe.

Key Responsibilities

Provision of Compliance assurance and monitoring for all technical capabilities in accordance with:

• UK Part M / Part CAMO

• UK Part 21 Sub Part G

• UK Part 145

• MRP 145

• UK Part 147

• EASA Part 147

• BCAR A8-23

• BCAR A8-25

• Provision of Compliance assurance monitoring for all Business Management System activities in accordance with ISO 9001:2015.

• Performance of internal compliance audits against Civil and Military regulatory requirements as identified in the audit schedule.

• Performance of internal compliance audits against international standards as identified in the audit schedule.

• Performance of external supplier audits against Civil / Military / international standards as identified in the audit schedule.

• Management of non-conformances raised from audit – assuring effective and timely remedial action.

• Management of the personnel authorisation system.

• Management and development of relevant expositions in support of the accountable manager and nominated post holders.

• Management of the company component capability list.

• Monitoring of regulatory legislation and international standards, ensuring timely review and update to company documentation.

Experience / Qualifications

• Formal aviation engineering qualification – Required.

• Internal or lead auditor qualification – ISO 9001 or suitable equivalent – Required.

• Excellent knowledge of Civil and Military aviation regulations – UK CAA, MAA, EASA, FAA, MAOS – Required.

• Excellent knowledge of industry standards – ISO 9001 – Desirable.

• Relevant Civil and Military aviation experience – Required.

• Experience in performing audits within the Civil and / or Military aviation environment – Required.

• Experience in safety management systems – Desirable.

• Experience in quality management systems – Required.

Our employee values

Draken is committed to eliminating unlawful and unfair discrimination and we celebrate the differences that a diverse workforce brings. A range of perspective and talent supports our values and drives our success, with a mix of voices generating better discussions, business decisions and outcomes for all.

We are also an Armed Forces friendly organisation, and as part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, welcome applications from veterans and services spouses and partners who meet the criteria in our job specifications.

In line with our Disability Confident Commitments, we provide reasonable adjustments to facilitate our interview process, please liaise with us if any reasonable adjustments are required.

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