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Flying Organisation Compliance, Quality and Regulatory Change Specialist

Middle Wallop, England Job ID 00000404495 Category Quality Post Date Jan. 11, 2024
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

For the past 100 years, Boeing has been making the impossible, possible. From producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and to the stars, Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company. And we're just getting started; especially in the UK. Boeing’s growth in the UK continues, so join us and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

This role will report to the Chief Test Pilot for Boeing Test & Evaluation UK and work closely with Boeing Safety Team members and adjacent organisation regulatory and safety focals.  The incumbent will undertake development and in-service regulation and safety activities, predominantly in support of the UK flying organisation, but will additionally interact with wider Boeing teams.  This role is well suited to candidates with either aircrew, engineering or quality-based experience.

Lead the Regulatory Compliance and Quality activities, this includes:

  • Lead significant Regulation-related activities for the Flying Organization, harnessing the team’s expertise as applicable.
  • Assist the Air System Safety Case team to manage existing and developing platform Air System Safety Cases.
  • Co-ordinate the Boeing Test & Evaluation UK response to Regulation updates across multiple aircraft types.
  • Propose solutions to Regulatory updates that meet the “One Boeing” expectations and optimize the company’s safety, efficiency and simplicity approaches.
  • Maintain the Flying Organization formal document suite in accordance with Regulatory and programme requirements
  • Champion Boeing’s Total Quality approach, providing guidance to team members where required.
  • Review and develop updated quality metrics as programme scope changes.
  • Propose regulatory changes where industry experience and global practices can improve the local regulatory environment.
  • Co-ordinate the team’s ongoing activities to ensure perpetual readiness for 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits, including by regulatory bodies and quality auditors.
  • Monitor drumbeat team activities for compliance with the Boeing Total Quality approach and with UK military regulatory expectations for audit trails of decisions made.
  • Improve tools and systems to enable maximum efficacy in the duties of this role and for other staff working towards similar aims.
  • Work closely with equivalent roles in other parts of Boeing, maintaining alignment and a consistent approach to common topics.  Support wider Boeing regulatory activities, especially regarding EASA, CAA and other regulatory environments

Required competencies:

  • Experience in managing organizational approvals or document sets within a changing regulatory landscape.
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead on the planning of work, and develop/use meaningful metrics to evaluate status and provide performance visibility.
  • Ability to effectively identify and execute opportunities to improve strategies, processes and project plans.
  • Ability to identify help-needed and coordinate with the appropriate leaders and team members.
  • The candidate must possess strong communication skills, and demonstrate the ability to use common IT and project management concepts/tools.
  • The role will have significant UK MoD customer, supplier and wider Boeing interfaces and therefore a person who is diplomatic whilst being strong minded is essential.

Preferred competencies:

  • 10 years’ experience of, or in, both UK military and civil regulatory regimes.
  • Formal auditor/evaluation training/experience.
  • Experience in working within a Safety Management System.

Some UK and global travel are expected, with some travel to other global sites.

What Boeing offers you:

The Boeing benefits package goes above and beyond, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive plans
  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the approach and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • 23 days plus UK public holidays and a Winter Break between Christmas and New Year!
  • Pension Plan with 10% employer contribution
  • Company paid BUPA Medical Plan
  • Short Term Sickness: 100% pay for the first 26 weeks
  • Long Term Sickness: 66.67% of annual salary from 27th week
  • 6x annual salary life insurance
  • Learning Together Programme to support your ongoing personal and career development
  • Access to Boeing’s Well Being Programs, tool and incentives
  • Parental leave options available!

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Work Authorisation: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to acquire Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to acquire a UK security clearance for which the Government requires UK Citizenship.

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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Your Benefits

No matter where you are in life, our benefits help prepare you for the present and the future.

  • Competitive base pay and incentive programs.
  • Industry-leading tuition assistance program pays your institution directly.
  • Resources and opportunities to grow your career.
  • Up to $10,000 match when you support your favorite nonprofit organizations.
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