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Regional Systems Auditor

Date: Aug 23, 2021

Location: Izmir, TR

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

The role is based in our site in Izmir, Turkey.

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) & processes, against Regulatory Requirements, Industry Standards, Customer and GKN Aerospace requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the Regional Audit Manager / BMS Manager / Lead Auditor in the delivery of audit activities that support the respective audit plans and schedules.
  • As appropriate, participate in audit engagement planning, scoping, and follow-up activities.
  • When charged with undertaking an audit, providing support to the designated Lead Auditor in delivering the objectives of the audit, ensuring adequate preparation for the conduct of their respective audit criteria.
  • Within their specific audit criteria for gathering audit evidence, recommendations in support of the Lead Auditor or for minor single audits acting in the role of Lead Auditor and thus preparing the audit and distributing the audit report and conducting the audit follow up.  
  • Propagate Quality Culture across GKN Aerospace.
  • Identify and share across the business, best practices and support continuous improvement of the BMS and its processes.
  • For the evaluation of the audit evidence, non-conformities recommendations / opportunities for improvement and for the communication of subsequent recommendations, including risk identification to the Lead Auditor / Regional Audit Manager / BMS Manager.  Support the root cause and corrective action activities.




  • Certification, or obtained training, as an Internal or External Auditor through a certified Training Partner
  • Possess the necessary personal attributes/behaviours to act in accordance with the principles of auditing as described in ISO 19011. 
  • Demonstrable domain knowledge of Aviation Regulators (EASA, FAA etc.) & contracted customer quality requirements.
  • Knowledge in the use of risk based methods and techniques (ISO 31000) for audit planning and management;
  • Demonstrable experience in Practical Problem Solving (PPS) and Route Cause and Corrective Actions (RCCA) Techniques in order to provide effective audit follow up / closure assessments.
  • Experience in undertaking Internal Audits against the audit process requirements defined within ISO 19011 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of ASENJISQ9100 / ISO 9001 and IAQG SLA Frameworks and experience of Quality Management Systems/Process Approach. 
  • An effective communicator with experience in MS applications/tools.

Good to have:

  • 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.