Senior Quality Engineer/ Quality Engineer – Commercial Aviation

BAE Systems UK

Location: Medway

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Quality Engineer / Quality Engineer – Commercial Aviation

Location: Rochester

Salary: Up to £50,000 dependent skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensuring program quality requirements are met
  • Taking responsibility for the resolution of quality issues through the structured application of problem solving and root cause analysis techniques
  • Primary focal point for customer quality concerns including investigating and writing failure and repair reports
  • Responsible for release of Product in accordance with CAA Part 21 and 145
  • Working with key stakeholders and supporting daily Quality activities such as non-conformance management and technical support

Your skills and experiences:


  • Previous experience within the commercial aviation sector, part 145 environment preferred
  • Good understanding of Quality Systems within a maintenance environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of Quality Systems requirements, EN9100 (AS9100), UK CAA, FAA, EASA, CAAC
  • Understanding of technical data and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Experience of using various effective root cause corrective action techniques


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The Operations Technical Support team:

You will work as part of an integrated team comprising of Quality, Manufacturing and Production Engineers working on products maintained at our Electronic Systems site in Rochester. This role will allow you to gain further knowledge and experience in the Quality role within the manufacturing lifecycle, processes including non-conformance management, auditing, Verification and Validation.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


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