Chief Inspector

Meggitt PLC Beverly Hills , KY 40422

Posted 3 months ago

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Ensure compliance with all regulatory and internal procedures regarding the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the Repair Stations quality system. Contribute to the smooth operation of this station while meeting or exceeding customers' turn-time and technical requirements. This position falls under the FAA anti-drug testing program and all candidates will be required to take a pre-employment drug test.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Maintains compliance with procedures for the receipt, inspection, and storage of parts used in the overhaul and repair of components handled in the repair station.

  • Promotes aviation safety by ensuring airworthy and quality aircraft maintenance and serves as liaison between FAA and Repair Station.

  • Develops and maintains approved FAA accepted Repair Station/Quality Control Manual (RSM/QCM) and Training Manual

  • Assures all FAA, other federal regulations, and state and local laws are adhered to, as applicable

  • Develops and administers the company's quality systems.

  • Develops strategic plans for continuous improvement of quality

  • Maintains Summaries of Employment for all management, inspection and certificated personnel

  • Monitors performance and attendance of Quality Assurance and Quality Control personnel.

  • Ensures that employee assigned to perform each task have documented training to meet all Repair Station, Customer, Federal, State and Local training requirements.

  • Is final authority for returning aircraft components to service and other processes authorized on the Repair Station's Op Spec.

  • Ensures Corrective/Preventive Actions relating to his/her assigned processes and procedure, are initiated and/or completed in a timely manner as required by the Quality Management System.

  • Administers Vendor Audit Programs

  • Ensures Customer Technical Data. State and Federal regulatory guidance and Repair Station policies and procedures are maintained in current status and made available to all Repair Station personnel and others, as required

  • Serves as Quality Management System, Management Representative who has the authority to:

  • Ensure that processes needed for the quality management system are establish, implemented, and maintained

  • Reports on the performance of the quality management system to top management for review of its effectiveness and as a basis for improvement of the quality system.

  • Responsible for the Corrective Action Program, designed to detect a nonconformance or undesirable condition, correct it and prevent its recurrence.

  • Responsible for approval, addition and/or deletion of Services and material supplier vendors. May delegate to Materials Manager but retains responsibility.

  • Controls Inspector/Production/Training Stamp program and maintains the Repair Station rosters

  • Determines criteria used for Repairman Eligibility, such as testing, performance evaluations etc.

  • Recommends, as required, individuals for Repairman's Certificate.

  • Ability to learn or perform all tasks within area of responsibility

  • Ability to operate specialized machining, welding, hydrostatic testing, and handling of gasses

  • An understanding of the process specifications governing the production of product within an assigned assemble cell

  • An in-depth understanding of the operation and use of all production and test equipment within assigned production cell

  • Well-versed in current safety policies and procedures

  • Ability to clearly communicate with all internal and external customers in English to include the ability to read and interpret company documents, such as, safety rules, operating / manufacturing instructions, policies and procedures

  • Audit performance of station (internal and external)

  • Product turn time within the department

Job Specifications


  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant License

  • Prior experience as a Chief Inspector required

  • 5+ years of working knowledge of FAA &, EASA, DOT & AS9110 regulatory requirements

  • Good understanding of Engineering drawings and schematics

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong computer skills


  • Adjusts, repairs, or replaces defective units based on analysis of test results, following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents, using hand tools.

  • Calibrates installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

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Chief Inspector

Meggitt PLC