Quality Lead Production
GKN plc
Helmond, Netherlands
11 dagen geleden

About The Opportunity

GKN Fokker Landing Gear is looking for a Quality Lead Production.

The Quality Lead role is to facilitate and support the business to continuously improve its quality performance.

Your challenge would be to focus on the development and implementation of Quality Management System standards and support your direct reports (Quality Control and Quality Engineering Production) in working with these standards.

Key topics at this moment are executing the route to zero defects as part of the on-going NC reduction program and to support the departments non-recurring projects.

You will be part of the Mid Field of GKN Fokker Landing Gear. You will be based in Helmond and report functionally to the Director SHEQ and operational to the Operations Manager.

Key Responsibilities You are responsible for :

  • The Quality function in the Mid Field of the GKN Fokker Landing Gear Helmond site and leading the Quality Control team and Quality Engineering Production.
  • Supporting the Mid Fields continues improvement programs.
  • Maintaining and improving an effective non-conformance handling and root cause corrective action process.
  • Maintaining and improving an effective inspection regime in order to attest conformity of the deliverables.
  • Performing quality audits as part of the overall Fokker Landing Gear audit program and confirming the effectiveness of the quality system.
  • Maintaining and improving, an effective training program for the quality functions within your responsibility to ensure development of capabilities and competences.
  • Your skills and competences are :

  • You have a Bachelor degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering with experience in Quality roles related to the Aerospace industry.
  • You are familiar with quality-, safety & health, and environment management systems.
  • To be successful in this role you are a strong leader with an independent attitude. You are strong on making decisions and work together with different stakeholders from customer-
  • and operations organization.

  • You need to be comfortable with working in a matrix organization.
  • In return we offer you :

    We offer an attractive package including a salary in line with industry standards, an annual profit related payment and 40 days of leave.

    The vacancy is rated in scale J - L1.

    Contact : Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply by clicking on the Apply button on this page.

    For more information about this vacancy, please contact Debby Bosman (Recruiter) on .

    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.

    Fokker Technologies, founded by aviation pioneer Anthony Fokker in 1919, was acquired by GKN Aerospace in 2015.

    Fokker’s outstanding people and technologies are now fully integrated into the GKN Aerospace business. The result is a stronger GKN Aerospace business with enhanced market leadership positions, increased exposure to key growth platforms, a more comprehensive global manufacturing footprint and stronger technological offerings.

    Fokker’s industry-leading capabilities in aerostructures, electrical wiring systems, landing gear and services now sit within GKN Aerospace’s market-leading capabilities.

    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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