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Quality System Auditor

Date: Sep 4, 2022

Location: Hoogerheide, NL Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

Regional Quality assurance role that operates singularly or within a team to audit GKN Aerospace Regional 2nd party / Site 1st party audits of Business Management Systems (BMS)/Quality Management Systems (QMS) & processes, against Regulatory Requirements, Industry Standards, Customer and GKN Aerospace requirements.

Job Responsibilities

•    Assist the BMS/QMS Manager in the development and delivery of audit activities that support the respective audit plans and schedules.
•    Participate in audit engagement planning, scoping, and follow-up activities.
•    Assist with audit planning for the development of the audit objectives, the purpose and significance of the audit scope and criteria, utilising risk based assessment techniques, resourcing the auditing process.
•    For conduct of audits, delivering the objectives of the audit and including preparing the audit plan, conducting on-site audit activities, including preparing working documents, conducting audit meetings, gathering audit evidence, preparing and approving and distributing the audit report and conducting the audit follow up.
•    The selection of the appropriate audit tools and sampling techniques. 
•    Supporting the BMS/QMS Manager in the assessment and maintenance of all associated BMS/QMS regulatory requirements and standards, ensuring that updates are adopted within the BMS/QMS and assessment of any additional audit requirements derived from such changes.    
•    Identify and share across the organization, best practices and support continuous improvement of the BMS/QMS and its processes.
•    Propagate Quality Culture within the organization.
•    Produce for the evaluation of the audit evidence, non-conformities recommendations / opportunities for improvement and for the communication of subsequent recommendations, including risk identification to BMS/QMS Manager. 
•    Support the root cause and corrective action activities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Continuous improvement foundation training or equivalent training
  • Industry experience within a Manufacturing environment (APQP) preferably aerospace/automotive.
  • Thorough understanding of the content and application of the IAQG / EAQG ISO Standards and IAQG SCMH.
  • Experience in the use of the IAQG OASIS database for the input to audit planning.
  • Knowledge of Business Process Management and the APQC Process Classification Framework.


Our offer:

We offer an innovative and international environment in which to work in a High Tech organisation with a rich history in aircraft manufacturing. Our organisation exudes a passion for technology and our employees are justifiably proud of what they develop and build. Within GKN Aerospace you will get every opportunity to build on your career and personal development. We also offer a competitive package of employment conditions based on the Metalektro Collective Labour Agreement, including a profit-dependent bonus and 40 days of leave.


More informtation:

For more information you can contact our corporate recruiter Bart Hermsen on