Quality Auditor

Date: 2 Sep 2023

Location: Papendrecht, NL Helmond, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Will you be our new Quality Auditor?

This is a regional Quality Auditor role that operates 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.

For this position it is a must to have a good understanding of the Dutch and English language.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the Regional Audit Manager / QS 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/QMS 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 / QS Manager. Support the root cause and corrective action activities.

Job Qualifications

To help us make a difference, you’ll bring your passion and talent for what you do along with the following skills, experience, qualifications and attributes:

  • Lead Auditor Certification
  • Experience gained from an Quality Auditor role within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of product and system quality auditing 
  • Experience in Practical Problem Solving and Root Cause and Corrective Actions Techniques 
  • Experience of working to ISO 9001 
  • Competency with MS applications/tools
  • Aerospace industry experience including related regulations
  • Experience of APQP/PPAP (AS9145)
  • Experience of working to AS9100/AS9110

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. The Quality Auditor will be self-motivated, diligent and with excellent attention to detail. The incumbent will be independent and decisive with the ability to work autonomously with effective communication and active listening skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment.  

What we would like to offer

An innovative and international environment in which we work in a High Tech organization with a rich history in the field of aircraft construction.

- The gross monthly salary will depend on your knowledge and working experience. We work with a junior, medior and senior scale, the medior scale for this position: L1 4530,- / 5.467,-
- 8% vacation pay
- 27 or 29 vacation days and 13 ADV days
- Profit-related bonus
- Reimbursement of travel expenses
- Support in personal and professional development
- The CAO Metalektro and the Fokker Manual apply
- Participation in the PME pension fund

How to Apply

Are you interested in this position and does your background meet the requirements? Please use the ‘Apply Now’ button. In case of any questions please contact Lucien Hermes (recruiter) via lucien.hermes@fokker.com

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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