Deputy Quality Manager- Temp 6 Months

Job Type
Full-Time Temporary
United Kingdom

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Bournemouth has an exciting opportunity for Deputy Quality Manager

  • Temporary full time contract.
  • 38 hours per week.
  • Job location: Bournemouth, Dorset, BH11 8QN.
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union

Assist the Quality Manager to manage and control the Quality Department and all its aspects to ensure compliance to the company Quality Management Systems and to ensure all products meet legal, regulatory and customer requirements and expectations. Primary focus on achieving and maintaining Quality KPIs to target, (R1 and Scrap), and completing activities related to Customer escapes and complaints, QNs, 8Ds and Internal non-conformances.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • On site bonus scheme
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth and generous learning budget
  • Mobile phone/gym membership/AA home emergency response discounts
  • Employee advantages scheme
  • Health care vouchers
  • Long Service Awards
  • Occupational Health and ergonomics focussed
  • Extended Holiday Entitlement based on length of service
  • Free parking

Essential Responsibilities

  • Continued accreditation to BS EN ISO 9001: 2000 & AS9100 and NADCAP
  • Customer Liaison, respond to customer escapes, complaints, QNs and 8ds, Fully complete RCCA activities and follow up on effectiveness.
  • Internal non-conformance, NCRs & 8Ds
  • Fully complete RCCA activities and follow up on effectiveness.
  • Report monthly KPI to QM
  • Carry out trend analysis to highlight repeat problems
  • MRB, work in conjunction with the MRB quality Engineer to complete RCCA activities and follow up on effectiveness.
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning and FMEA
  • Process Improvement & Root Cause Analysis
  • Implementation and management of the quality management systems
  • Management, coaching, mentoring of the quality department team
  • Create management reports with 100% achievement of quality targets
  • Any other duties requested by the QM

Position Requirements


  • BSc or above in engineering disciplines preferred
  • HND or equivalent and relevant additional experience may be acceptable in lieu
  • Conversant with Lean Manufacturing Techniques/Team based Working
  • Knowledge of AS9100

Professional Accreditations:

  • Membership of professional body


  • 5 years in a similar position in the Aerospace industry (relevant automotive or defence experience may be acceptable )
  • Experienced in APQP, Process FMEA, Control Plans, Measurement System Analysis
  • Experienced in Six Sigma Methodologies
  • Experienced in PFMEA

    Key Competencies:
  • Conscientious and accurate with investigations and reports

Other Skills/ Abilities/ Personal Attributes:

  • Fully computer literate with advanced Microsoft Excel and ERP/MRP systems

Personal Attributes:

  • Professional – comfortable on the shop floor or in the board room
  • Business minded, articulate, excellent planner
  • Can communicate effectively (both verbal and written) to all demographics within the business.
  • Commercially aware, understands the wider organisation, function and structure.
  • Process driven

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team! Deputy Quality Manager Deputy Quality Manager Deputy Quality Manager Deputy Quality Manager Deputy Quality Manager Deputy Quality Manager Deputy Quality Manager Deputy Quality Manager

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