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QMS/BMS Configuration Administrator- Newington, CT

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Newington, CT, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Job Summary

Certified entity/site based role that operates under the respective BMS/QMS Manager.  Their primary purpose is to administer the local BMS in accordance with the global BMS standards and local tailoring and to provide core BMS support to the BMS/QMS Manager.


Job Responsibilities


•    To provide general QMS/BMS administration support to QMS/BMS Manager as defined at a local level, typically support to the management of key QMS/BMS meetings, QS induction / training activities, customer/3rd party meeting/audit preparation/hosting and follow-up to provide functional support for Quality Management and Information applications.
•    To act as a QMS/BMS Change/Training facilitator supporting workshop and QMS/BMS Continuous Improvement activities.
•    As required to act as an internal auditor and/or provide support for audit planning, auditing and audit follow up
•    The maintenance and improvement of the local QMS/BMS ensuring the QMS/BMS fulfils the requirements of the industry standards, applicable Aviation Safety laws, customer & GKN Aerospace requirements.
•    Working with the QMS/BMS Architects and Process owners for the integration, effectiveness and efficient coherence of the local QMS/BMS with other Management Systems such as the Safety Management System, Health & Safety (ISO 45001), Environmental (ISO 14001), Energy Management (ISO 50001), Information Security (ISO 27001) etc. as applicable to the organization.
•    Act as business partner supporting Process Owners and associated stakeholders for the definition, deployment, maintenance of the documented information of the local QMS/BMS.
•    Manage the change control procedures including impact assessments and recommendations against regulatory / Industry standard amendments and coordination of governance reviews for any changes.
•    Make recommendations to Process Owners and the appropriate QMS/BMS leader of any assurance activities deemed necessary in support of QMS/BMS activities e.g post deployment of significant document/administration changes.



Job Qualifications


Basic Qualifications:

•    1+ years of experience with AS/EN9100 / ISO 9001 and IAQG SLA Frameworks and Quality Management Systems/Process Approach.
•    1+ years of experience with the content and application of the IAQG / EAQG ISO Standards, IAQG SCMH and Aerospace and Defense regulations.
•    1+ years of experience with the development, deployment and through life management of QMS/BMS and Change Management tools.
•    1+ years of experience with change management


Preferred Qualifications:

•    GKN Experience
•    Good written and oral communication skills.
•    IT skills: Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Quality Management and Information applications.
•    Accuracy & Attention to Detail: checks work for errors, performs routine or repetitious tasks with care and attention, and understands the importance of detail.
•    Self-Disciplined: proactive, works systematically, uses time efficiently and has ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
•    Industry experience within a Manufacturing environment (APQP) preferably aerospace/automotive.
•    Knowledge of the APQC PCF (Process Classification Framework).
•    Ability to build relationships across functional / site teams.
•    Experience Auditing to AS9100, ISO9001, and/or other industry standards.

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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