Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

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LOCATION: Hingham, Norfolk (NR9) – Office based role
DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain
SALARY: Competitive
HOURS: Full time/permanent - 38 hours per week (Mon – Thurs: 8hrs/ Fri: 6 hrs – finish early)


Reporting to the Senior Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer, you will lead in developing, improving and implementing best practices and activities to help improve overall supplier performance, help reduce costs and build a more robust Supply Chain process. You will be responsible for Supplier selections, assessments, appraisals, approvals, development, monitoring and control activities along with involvement in Supplier audits and have the scope to take ownership to flow down applicable requirements (company, regulatory, international standards, customer etc) and ensure and verify compliance.

Our SQA will be part of a very collaborative process, managing relationships both internally and externally, particularly with suppliers with a focus on improvement of product quality. You will help perform supplier audits ensuring suppliers meet their contractual obligations and will play a vital role in building strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.


  • Perform supplier audits / surveillance to verify compliance to Part 21 Subpart G, AS9100, ISO 9001 and specific customer requirements, using MIRUS internal processes
  • Operate in a risk-basked way, proactively identifying potential risks to the supply chain and to communicate this to stakeholders
  • Work with the engineering team and suppliers as part of the industrialisation process to support the deployment of the NPI – APQP tools , FAI, DFM
  • Support supplier business reviews with supply chain category buyers as required.
  • Support series production and the review and approval of FAIRs (First Article Inspection Reports) In accordance with AS9102.
  • Review and investigate deviation requests (concessions and production permits) from suppliers.
  • Support the management of NCR’s (non-conformance records) to closure through the MRB (material review board) process.


To be successful you will be able to demonstrate the below attributes and skillsets:​

  • Demonstrable experience as a Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer, gained within a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of aerospace AS9100/ IS09001 requirements.
  • An ability to use the crucial quality tools necessary to continually increase the performance of manufacturing from our suppliers (FMEA, RCA, SPC, Process capability studies/ MSA Gauge etc)
  • An attention to detail, and ability to develop, document and audit processes and procedures.
  • The ideal candidate will also hold an IQA accreditation, or Engineering degree.


  • Knowledge of AS9100
  • Worked in the aerospace industry.
  • ‘Lean’ manufacturing knowledge
  • Kiazen /continuous improvement awareness
  • Has worked in a supply chain environment.

Personal skills / attributes:

  • Customer focused.
  • Able to communicate well at all levels.
  • Team player / working team contributor.
  • Enjoys a challenge.
  • Able to challenge the ‘norm’.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and be a part of a company that values your skills and contributions, we encourage you to apply for our brand-new supply chain role now!  Come on a journey with us and be part of shaping the future of production excellence!

Please kindly note, at this moment in time we are respectfully not engaging with any agencies for our roles.


Founded in 2015, Mirus Aircraft Seating Ltd has grown rapidly to become a leading aircraft seating OEM, with operations in the UK, Malaysia and China.   We seek excellence at every step, from conception to delivery and beyond.


“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way, by those who dare to challenge the accepted norm.”

Ben McGuire, Chief Executive Officer

We believe form, function, innovation, sustainability, and the best possible passenger experience are all mutual cornerstones of success when putting pen to paper on a new design and delivering to our airline customers.

Along with our proven record of delivering large and small scale OEM and airline retrofit programs to some of the biggest names in the industry, we are committed to bringing the highest quality seating and unparalleled service to our customers.


  • Pension – up to 8% contribution (4% Employee/ 4% Employer)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • An additional day off on or around your birthday
  • Christmas shut down
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Agile working – flexibility around start and finish times in line with our policy
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Training and development – Support, coaching and guidance from a team of industry leading renowned specialists
  • Generous Family Friendly Benefits
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • SimplyHealth – helps cover every day healthcare costs such as eye tests and dental check ups, as well as providing mental health support and access to GP services
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Free on-site parking
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