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Job Description

GOOSE Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Quality Manager on behalf of a reputable aviation leader based in the UK.

Reporting to the COO, the Quality Manager is responsible for monitoring compliance with, and the adequacy of, procedures
required to ensure airworthy aircraft.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Act as Form 4 Holder and Competent Person for Compliance Monitoring Management within Maintenance and Engineering functions including Part CAMO, Part 145, Part 147, Part 21J and Part 21G.
  • Provide and complete an annual audit plan acceptable to the accountable manager and the airworthiness authority.
  • Implement Quality and Compliance Monitoring program which includes a feedback system to the accountable manager to ensure corrective action as necessary.
  • Monitor all activities carried out under Part CAMO are being performed in accordance with the approved procedures and service provider contracts.
  • Monitor the continued compliance with requirements of Part CAMO, Part M, Part 145, Part 147, Part 21G and Part 21J.
  • Ensure all engineering and maintenance regulation amendments are identified and incorporated into the Quality and Compliance System.
  • Ensure the competent authority auditor/ surveyor is accompanied throughout an audit to confirm the organisation is fully aware of any findings raised during the audit.
  • Shall be accountable for the continuing airworthiness quality policy, plan and audit procedures.
  • Responsible for the currency and correct revision protocol of the Engineering and Maintenance Expositions and Handbook.
  • Conduct Compliance and Safety investigations as required.
  • Maintain regulatory compliance with CAA and EASA regulation in accordance with the QMS. Strive to deliver excellence in accordance with the SAS vision and strategy.
  • Responsible for the development and management of the quality database software.
Essential skills & Qualifications:
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the Compliance Monitoring Manager AOC, ATO in support of the Compliance Monitoring Programme.
  • Ability to hold the CAA/ EASA Quality Manager/ Compliance Monitoring Manager Form 4 as approved by the CAA/EASA for the following approvals Part CAMO, Part M, P145, P147, P21J and P21G.
  • Ability to hold the appropriate security clearance required for the role.
  • A confident and competent trainer having successfully completed a training delivery course.
  • Capable line manager.
  • Active team player with the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Sound knowledge of the organisation’s operations, procedures and activities.
  • Broad aviation technical knowledge including considerable experience within Engineering and Maintenance department.
  • Extensive knowledge of Quality Management System (QMS) and have completed appropriate QMS training.
  • Experience in conducting safety/ compliance audits and inspections.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internal and external to the organisation.
Form 4 requirement summary-
  • Part CAMO = Full aviation engineering degree or licensed engineer plus 5 years Airworthiness role experience. If you don’t have full aviation engineering degree or engineer license status then it is 10 years Airworthiness role experience.  Or currently hold or have previously held Part M/CAMO Form 4.
  • Part 145 = Full aviation engineering degree or licensed engineer plus 5 years P145 experience (can be working as an engineer). Or currently or have previously held P145 Form 4.
  • Part 147, 21J and 21G = As long as meet above for both categories we can train to competency.
Salary between £60K-£75K DOE.

You must hold the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for this role.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence