The most important thing we build is trust

Date Posted
26 Oct 2017

The Internal Quality Auditor ensures that organizational processes – and the goods and services that result – comply with the requirements of AS9100 standard, as well as customer, regulatory, and the organization’s own requirements.

Reports to the Director of Quality. Assists and works in conjunction with auditees and other auditors during the course of an internal audit.



  • Evaluates production processes for compliance with quality requirements

  • Executes internal audits within established manufacturing and production controls to ensure compliance with in-house and external specifications and standards (i.e., GLP, GMP, ISO, and Six Sigma).

  • Assist in development of audit plans, audit schedules

  • Participates in quality audits (and lead a team of quality auditors, when needed)

  • Identify processes, situations, etc., where organization is meeting requirements, as well as identify opportunities for improvement

  • Assists audit team in developing audit reports; present audit reports to top management, as needed

  • Assists with follow-up audits, as required

  • Develops formal written reports to communicate audit results to management and regulatory compliance agencies, if applicable, and makes recommendations as appropriate.

  • May be required to develop internal auditing/testing parameters

  • Performs investigation of stored data in electronic systems (Oracle, TipQA, PLM, etc.) and extract into Excel for trend analysis

  • Conducts internal production/process and manufacturing quality control audits and risk assessments.

  • May facilitate work of external auditors during on-site visits.

  • May conduct vendor evaluation audits to determine qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in any science area or equivalent work experience.

  • Three (3) years internal auditing experience (ISO, AS9100).

  • Three (3) years conducting trend analysis

  • Three (3) years using auditing tools and systems

  • Three (3) years leading audits and auditing projects across a diverse group of departments

  • Three (3) years delivering and presenting communications to a wide variety of audiences. Ability to communicate well orally with a wide variety of auditees (top management, production workers, sales, customer support, etc.)

  • In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  •  Certified quality auditor/aerospace auditor in good standing (e.g., ASQ CQA) for AS9100 or ISO 9001.
  • Eye for detail and above-average analytical ability

  • Five (5) years internal auditing experience

  • Five (5) years leading audits and auditing projects

  • Five (5) years conducting trend analysis and using auditing tools

  • Experience building QMS systems

  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities. Must have solid experience with auditing tools (e.g., control charts, Ishikawa diagrams).

  • Exceptional listening, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Works well with people at all levels of the organization.

  • Works independently and as part of a diverse team of auditors.

  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office experience.

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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