Senior Quality Engineer

The Senior Quality Engineer will develop, administer and verify compliance to the business Quality Management System. They will provide specialist Quality System knowledge to ensure that the business delivers Program & Value Stream goals in compliance with customer, 3rd party and regulatory requirements.
What you'll do
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for maintaining business compliance to Customer, 3rd Party (AS9100, NADCAP etc) and Regulatory (FAA etc) requirement
Ownership & Continuous Improvement of the business Quality Management System
Verification of compliance to business Quality Management System via various audit methodologies
Coordination and administration of records retention processes.
Perform supplier audits & assessments.
Resolve issues pertaining to vendor schedule and/or quality including.
Utilize root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances.
Creation, maintenance and continuous improvement of Program Quality Plans. Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers
Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives
Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned
Expect up to 10% travel in this role depending upon location and business needs
About you
Required Qualifications:
B.S. degree in Engineering or equivalent experience, in lieu of degree 7+ years' experience in the manufacturing/quality engineering field
5+ years' experience in the manufacturing/quality engineering field
1 year of quality experience in a Tier 1 or Tier 2 supplier
1 year of experience with AS9100, NADCAP, etc. or equivalent regulatory requirements
U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance requirements.
Additional Qualifications:
Aerostructures (metallics and/or composites) experience preferred.
Relentless and results driven performer with a Continuous Improvement mind-set.
Certified auditor preferred
A dynamic individual with a high level of energy, a proactive self-starter who is confident and able to work independently.
Proven capability to work independently in a range of different manufacturing environments.
Superior interpersonal skills, delivers information clearly and factually. Capable of adjusting to situation or audience.
Team worker with aptitude for mentoring and coaching.
Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external customers
Demonstrates personal leadership skills; high performance behaviors, self-initiative, excellent work ethic, exercises good judgment, influencing, negotiation and collaboration.
GKN Experience
Key Responsibilities
Not Specified
About Us
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world's leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world's aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world's advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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