Technical and Engineering, Engineering general

Design Quality Engineer

Last updated: 5 months ago
Expires: 3 months ago
Job Role:
Technical and Engineering, Engineering general
Aircraft type:
United Kingdom

Job description

Role Overview

A vacancy has arisen for a Design Quality Engineer in Airbus UK on the Filton site (North Bristol). The successful applicant will be working within the Quality Engineering Airframe Wing organisation, primarily in the Programme perimeter for Quality Performance activities covering all programmes and will report to the Head of Quality Engineering Airframe Series Wing.

You will be interfacing with Engineering teams and suppliers around different locations in Europe, America and Asia. The role involves the resolution of quality issues and continuous improvement projects by setting the measurement standards and identifying/facilitating improvements to increase process performance and product adherence to standards, reliability of processes, and repeatability of processes at initial design phase, before any process changes are made and continuously through the life of a product.


The Quality Engineering Wing team is accountable for the deployment of the Quality Strategy within the Engineering Wing organisations. This strategy is deployed via the implementation of 'Quality Improvement Project/Plans' in order to support the achievement of the Engineering Wing quality targets.

  • Drive and deliver improvement projects in order to support the achievement of the Engineering Wing quality targets (Primary activity of role)
  • Facilitate and support root cause analysis & practical problem-solving activities
  • Establish and drive corrective and preventive action plans in order to support the improvement of engineering performance and its associated deliverables
  • Identify risks/issues relating to the quality of the engineering deliverable and facilitate, support and drive standardised mitigation plans in order to prevent/mitigate risk linked to the product and its related processes1
  • Support the deployment of Quality standards and apply them within the Engineering organisation
  • Capture lessons learned in order to improve organisation efficiency and product maturity

Skill Set


  • Relevant Quality and/or Engineering Experience Project Management knowledge
  • Understanding of Failure modes effects analysis
  • Understanding of root cause analysis techniques (e.g., 9S, 8D etc.)
  • Be able to demonstrate appropriate people skills and associated behaviours when interacting with all levels of the management structure
  • The ability to learn quickly, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards the workload
  • Have exceptional communication and English skills, both verbal and written
  • Have excellent IT skills as appropriate to the role (Google Workspace/Microsoft Office


  • Understanding of Engineering Drawing and Modification management
  • Experience in a Design or Manufacturing Engineering Environment would be beneficial although not essential
  • Ability to communicate in German both verbally and in written form are highly beneficial although not essential
  • Programming experience (JavaScript, Google apps script, Python…) are highly beneficial although not essential

Guidant Global (Airbus) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


design, quality