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Site Quality Manager

Requisition ID:  118889
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Fareham (1200)

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.



Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.



We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.

Job Summary


Provide ownership and management of the Site Quality Management System to ensure conformity with all EASA Part 21 Subpart G, Part 145 requirements and AS9100 current revision requirements and maintain the approvals with the appropriate regulatory authorities.


Provide leadership in enhancing the quality culture on site and in the production centres; to drive for the highest level of quality performance reducing variation and quality escapes from processes with the consequential reduction in product defects and rework.


Manage the interface with Customers and Production Centres and ensure that an excellent level of service is provided. Provide ownership and governance for all Airworthiness related issues.

Core Responsibilities



  • Define and lead the Quality strategy and Quality objectives for the business and own and manage the Quality Management System to ensure all key targets and business objectives are met
  • Drive Design Assurance, Cost of Quality, Product Quality and Zero Defects to ensure best practice is achieved including highest levels of customer satisfaction. Exhibit behaviours in line with HPC standards when attending quality and functional DLA’s
  • Liaise with the CAA, EASA, BSI certification/bodies on regulatory/standards and provide guidance to the business to ensure compliance with the required standards
  • To lead the Airworthiness Board for all internal and external product safety related events, drive actions to ensure all Airworthiness topics are closed.
  • To liaise with the Division Quality team to support and meet Division requirements, ensure all group KPI’s are met/understood and that corrective actions are in place if the required level is not met
  • Maintain an audit programme satisfactory to regulatory requirements and ensure its active implementation across the facility. In line with this maintain external audits from customers/regulatory authorities and ensure actions are appropriately closed.
  • Be an active member of the Senior Leadership Council, provide assurance to the Accountable Manager and team on the status of quality assurance measures
  • Business Continuity Planning – Lead the site continuity planning team ensuring adherence to group requirements.
  • To maintain drive improvements in quality KPI’s
  • Lead customer investigations related to quality related issues ensuring root cause and professional customer feedback is closed

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • 7+ years of experience in Aerospace Quality Management
  • Comprehensive knowledge of EASA Part 21 and Part 145
  • Comprehensive knowledge of AS9100 and process based QMS
  • Demonstrated ability to provide cross-functional leadership
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Ability to research and analyze data effectively    
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task

Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

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