As the nation’s flag carrier, we take great pride in connecting Britain with the world and the world with Britain.
It’s something we’ve been doing for over 100 years, ever since we launched the world’s first international scheduled air service between London and Paris.
This originality has been in our blood since day one. It’s the spirit we share with the people that fly with us, our partners, and our colleagues.
So, whether you are a reassuring voice on the end of a phone, a smile at the door, under a wing keeping the turbines spinning or landing us gently in far-flung places, a job at British Airways is yours to make.
We know great things can happen when you’re inspired to think big and bring your ambition to work every day, which is why, at British Airways the sky is never the limit.
Join British Airways Engineering Quality and you’ll work alongside some of the finest professionals in the industry. Not only will your remit span our own diverse fleet - one of the largest, most prestigious in the world - you’ll also ensure safety for a wide range of customer airlines who have entrusted the maintenance of their aircraft to us. Put simply, you’ll keep us and millions of passengers worldwide safe in the air. And as we continue to grow and invest in our future fleet, you’ll enjoy opportunities to let your career take flight.
Responsible for implementing the company quality and safety system through proactive engagement. You’ll monitor standards of health, safety, airworthiness and airmanship. Driven to maintain full compliance, you’ll conduct internal and external audits and investigations, publish reports, validate improvement actions, and drive the closure of non-conformities.
This is a role that will call upon your impressive leadership, collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills. You’ll bring to the role impressive credentials including, investigation experience, regulatory audit experience and proven experience in an aircraft maintenance environment within a Maintenance Repair Organisation.
What you’ll do:
There is an expectation that you will undertake adhoc work on an exceptional basis or provide relevant cover for other team tasks
- Ensure health, safety and airworthiness compliance and drive improvement in safety culture.
- Define and approve compliant expositions and procedures to meet the business needs.
- Auditing to the approved plan and driving to achieve closure of non-conformities in a timely manner.
- Conducting investigations, identify root cause and make recommendations to required standard in a timely manner to prevent reoccurrence of incidents and accidents.
- Actively monitor and analyse data to identify risk and work in partnership with the business to reduce it.
- May lead a small team to meet the objectives of the Quality department.
- Define and present solutions at Engineering leadership
- Lead or support projects to meet the business need.
- Identify and deliver efficiency improvements.
- Coach team members as applicable to develop capability, competence and efficiency.
- Support team manager to ensure team objectives and
goals are achieved.
- Conduct assessments of aircraft, people and workplaces to the required standards.
What you’ll bring to British Airways:
You will bring your expertise in Quality Assurance, Environmental Quality Standards and Health & Safety, a strong business acumen, and be willing to gain a detailed understanding of BA’s processes, procedures and regulatory requirements. Gaining further skills and qualifications required for the role.
Your qualifications will include an Engineering Apprenticeship and HNC/D, plus an EASA Part 66 Cat B license or equivalent qualification. You will also need to hold a full UK EC/EEA manual driving licence. Experience as a Quality Assurance and Compliance Engineer is preferred with a detailed knowledge of Part M, Part 145 and Part 21. Lead auditor, NEBOSH and Form 4 holders are also desirable.
What we offer:
We believe that all the people who work with us should feel valued for the part they play. It’s one of the reasons our rewards go far beyond a competitive salary.
From the day you join us, you’ll get access to brilliant staff travel benefits including unlimited basic and premium standby tickets on British Airways flights. You’ll also receive up to 30 discounted ‘Hotline’ airfares per year for yourself, friends, and family.
At British airways you’ll have the chance to take on new challenges and move forward in a way that feels right for you. We encourage all those who work for us to consider opportunities right across our business to help you develop and progress.
We never stand still, and we don’t expect our people to either.
Inclusion & Diversity
We recognise that all our colleagues are uniquely different and bring their own originality, creativity, and identity to work. We encourage people from all backgrounds to be part of our journey to become a Better BA.
Please Note - A Right To Work in the UK will be required for this role.