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Quality, EHS Flight Safety Director

Requisition ID:  81584
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Fribourg (2200)

Fribourg, FR, Switzerland, 1700

Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialised in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 9’000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Meggitt Fribourg’s site provides its expertise to the four strategic business units of Meggitt PLC. Meggitt Fribourg is employing 500 employees. We develop, manufacture and sell world-wide a complete range of transducers and electronic systems for the monitoring of engines, turbines and other rotating machinery in both the aerospace and energy industries.

Job Designation

The Quality Director leads and directs the quality operations within a large business unit or group of businesses in accordance with the company's strategic objectives. Increases interdepartmental co-operation and focuses the attitude on quality. Ensures products and processes are in compliance with regulations, specifications, contract requirements and quality system standards.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Implements quality policies consistent with customer requirements, quality regulations and the company procedures
  • Establishes and maintains an organization capable of adapting to a dynamic business / manufacturing environment which focuses on continuous improvement, good communication, professionalism and efficiency
  • Evaluates internal compliance to all requirements, identifies areas requiring corrective action, and follows through to ensure effectiveness of improvements
  • Monitors new manufacturing technology and identifies potential uses and benefits for application within the company
  • Focuses the organization on continuous improvement and utilizes the company tools and techniques to identify, develop, and implement strategy, policy, processes, tools, metrics, action plans and countermeasures
  • Creates a comprehensive quality plan to roll out improvement initiatives over each yearly cycle
  • Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
  • Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education: Post-Secondary Degree in Quality Assurance or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectation

Years Experience:10 - 15 years of relevant experience


  • Experience providing strategic leadership and developing comprehensive budgets
  • Strong team development and management skills to enable the creation of a highly capable and sustainable Quality Function
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze and determine methods and procedures
  • Ability to prioritize competing commitments in line with departmental and/or corporate objectives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools

If you are looking for a challenging position with opportunity to grow in a truly international company, please send your application (resume, letter of motivation, reference letters and diploma) in English to Please note that only complete applications will be taken into consideration.

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