Date Posted
10 Dec 2018

Cobham Mission Systems are looking for a Quality Engineer to be responsible for Quality Management System compliance and ensuring delivery of conforming product to end Customer. You will be largely focussed around Air to Air Refuelling and Weapons Carriage & Release product base. This role is based in Wimborne, Dorset.


As a Quality Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

·        QMS implementation and lead auditing to recognised aerospace standards

·        Proven Quality experience operating in  EN9100, EN9110, TickIT Plus, EASA Part-21(G) & EASA Part-145 environments.

·        Proven background in Quality Assurance and thorough understanding of Quality tools and techniques

·        Quality Planning – ability to effectively flow down  Customer specific  requirements and ensuring capture of all quality requirements relating to the achievement of product compliance

·        Excellent root cause analysis and corrective action understanding, including use of lean tools such as 8D, and DFMEA / PFMEA.

·        Sound electro-mechanical engineering background and associated inspection knowledge.

·        Attention to detail and methodical approach

·        Self-starter with a desire for problem solving and process improvement

·        Professional conduct and good communication skills to influence both internally and externally.


As a Quality Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

·        Generation and implementation of Quality plans to meet Customer requirements

·        Completion of required First Article Inspections (AS9102) and ensure smooth transition of new products into production

·        Drive product and process non-conformance investigations and associated root cause analysis activities including concession management

·        Manage and host Customer audits and source inspection activities

·        Ensure inspection process adherence and associated physical and document sign-off of product prior to despatch.

·        Manage Quality escapes and Customer investigations.

·        Quality metrics tracking to meet set targets,  and implementation of Quality improvement initiatives


About Cobham Mission Systems

The most capable critical control solutions for extreme environments.


As the world’s leading supplier of critical control solutions, we help our customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments.


Our proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, deliver assured performance and class-leading through-life costs that enable our customers to bring complex projects to market quickly, and with minimal risk.


About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.


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