Quality Engineering & Quality Assurance Manager

Our client an Employment Equity employer that gives preference to suitable candidates who add to the diversity of the company has a vacancy for a Quality Engineering & Quality Assurance Manager. All applications meeting the requirements will be considered, but preference will be afforded to members of the designated groups (previously disadvantaged groups).

•    Administration and financial management of the section
•    Set and manage Quality assurance objectives
•    Investigation and resolution of customer complaints
•    Apply appropriate techniques to analyze customer complaints and apply corrective actions
•    Preparation of quality assurance plans and assisting in implementing thereof
•    Apply appropriate statistical techniques to fault analyses/process problems
•    Apply statistical techniques and trend analyses to design control/production processes with the aim of improving efficiencies and effectiveness
•    Drive and implement continuous improvement activities
•    Administer the internal audit program
•    Prepare and control audit schedules
•    Control payments to accreditation bodies
•    Plan and prepare the company for external audits
•    Safekeeping and administration of QA and Airworthiness certificates
•    Ensure that internal audits are performed according to the audit schedule
•    Arrange and manage training of internal auditors
•    Develop and implement appropriate methods for approving suppliers
•    Ensure that the approved supplier list is maintained and current
•    Perform supplier audits
•    Maintain a Corrective Action data base
•    Ensure that Corrective Action processes are followed
•    Creation of a positive quality culture in the company

•    Technical Qualification (e.g. Eng Degree or Diploma)
•    Management qualification will be an advantage.
•    Experience in :
o    Managing a Quality Engineering and a Quality Assurance Section
o    Aviation and production fault finding
o    The use of statistical techniques, trend analysis and reporting
o    Implementation of continuous improvement programmes e.g. Lean
•    Expert knowledge of the relevant Aviation Legislation, regulations and quality standards
•    Skilled in Quality Assurance system and supplier process audits
•    Skilled in Quality costing
•    Financial and budgetary skills

Should you meet the above requirements, please send your CV to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it