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Lead Auditor - Aerospace

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Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: BIRMINGHAM, GB, B37 7ES LOWESTOFT, GB, NR32 1XH Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU Preston, GB, PR1 8UQ Derby, GB, DE24 8ZS Southampton, GB, SO16 7PX Newcastle, GB, NE11 0NQ Edinburgh, GB, EH12 9DQ Glasgow, GB, G3 8JU Manchester, GB, M22 5TG Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 2C7 GB Bristol, GB, BS1 5EH Bracknell, GB, RG12 1WA London, GB, EC3M 4BS GB Sheffield, GB, S35 2PH Liverpool, GB, L3 1EG

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:34817
Location:Birmingham : 1 Trinity Park : Bi, Aberdeen : Kingswells Causeway, Bracknell : 5 Arlington Square, Bristol : 13 Orchard Street, Derby : Edward Lloyd House : Pri, Edinburgh : 6 Redheughs Rigg, Glasgow : Suite 1C Sky Park, Halifax : 237 Brownlow Avenu, Liverpool : Cunard Building, London : 71 Fenchurch Street, Lowestoft : Orbis Energy, Manchester : Regus Manchester Bu, Newcastle : The Axis Building, Preston : Unit G09 : Preston Tec, Sheffield : Thorncliffe Park Est, Southampton : Boldrewood Campus, UK : Home Based, UK : Remote Based  
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Employee Regular


Lead Auditor - Aerospace



The LRQA business is a recognised, world-leading professional assurance services organisation. We specialise in management systems compliance and expert advice across a broad spectrum of standards, schemes and business improvement services, including customised training and assurance.  
Our client base for aviation, space and defence includes prime OEMs and complete supply chain covering manufacturing, maintenance and distributors. 



The Role


We are looking for AS 91xx Management Systems Auditors to build positive relationships with clients, proactively sharing feedback and opportunities across the business to generate client satisfaction and ensure long term business growth.  You would act as assessment Team Leader, ensuring the delivery of all services, maintain high standards, taking responsibility for personal development, balancing work and life priorities whilst offering support to internal and external stakeholders.
We seek professionals from the aviation, space and defence industries, with strong sector knowledge and application, who have the ability to be trained as lead auditors.
We will consider candidates from most UK locations.




You will:

  • Undertake risk-focused audits and make important certification decisions against internationally-recognised management system standards.
  • Work independently, as part of a team or lead a team, ensuring that audits are completed within the agreed timescales.
  • Actively build strong and positive relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Maintain professional competence as appropriate to your role including keeping abreast of technical and other developments in own area of expertise



You will need:



  • Substantial aviation, space and defence industry experience, preferably within a management systems environment.
  • Detailed understanding of the relevant regulatory framework within which the sector operates.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply the principles of client relationship management.
  • Effective communication skills, able to deliver clear audit outcomes.




Why join LRQA? 



Our people love working for an independent organisation with a strong purpose and we have recently announced that Business Assurance and Inspection Services + Nettitude will be leaving the LR Group and will become a standalone business (LRQA) under the ownership of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.  It’s an exciting time to join our business as we have ambitious growth plans.  We are looking for talented people to join our business to help build on our strengths and transform our business to be the best partner for our customers.


In a fast-moving world, our customers trust us to provide precise advice and assurance – they have done for over 35 years.  The scale of our business and depth of our expertise creates experiences you simply won’t find anywhere else.  Our top-ten customers turn over a collective £300 billion pa – how’s that for responsibility?




Diversity and Inclusion at LRQA:

We are on a mission to be the place where we all want to work and we are passionate about embracing different perspectives because we understand the value this brings to our business, our clients and each other. We are all about creating a safer and more sustainable future and our inclusive culture is right at the heart of our business.

Together our employees make our communities better and we want you to be part of our diverse team!

LRQA is a leading global assurance provider.  The integrity and expertise we bring to our partnership with clients support their journey to a safer, more secure and more sustainable future. (Group entities).

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