Quality Assurance Representative

Vacancies 11 April 2017

We currently have a vacancy for Quality Assurance Representative. This position requires a self-driven individual with the ability to overcome technical challenges within tight timelines. The applicant needs good communication skills, planning abilities and willing to work on multi-disciplinary tasks.

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Matodzi Madima P030047
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What you will be part of

Saab Grintek Defence, which is a business unit operating within South Africa. The business unit is focused on design, development, integration, testing, documenting and deployment of products for aerospace and defence industries. This position is in the Quality Management, Configuration and OPEX department.

Your role

  • Develop and implement quality plans at project and product levels
  • Assure adherence to development and manufacturing processes and standards
  • Perform conformity release of production and repair units
  • Participate in technical and management reviews to assure compliance to defined requirements
  • Assist in defining, maintaining, implementing and improving business management processes
  • Assist in performing QMS (Quality Management Systems), product and project audits
  • Assist in managing and executing the non-conformance, change control, root cause analysis and corrective action activities
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining quality performance measurements systems

Your experiences and skills

  • Minimum of 15 years’ working experience in electronic design, development, manufacturing and maintenance within the avionics and/or military environments
  • Thorough understanding of quality management principles and methodologies
  • Thorough understanding of QMS requirements (ISO 9001/EN9100)
  • Excellent knowledge of military and avionic standards (MIL-STD 810, MIL-STD 461 RTCA/DO-160, RTCA/DO 254)
  • Exposure to EASA Part 145 and Part 21 regulations would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of eB and Qmuzik


  • BSc, B-tech or equivalent (NQF level 6 or higher)
  • Formal training in Quality Management principles
  • Computer literate (Thorough understanding of the MS office environment)


Saab Grintek Defence in South Africa will give preference to South African citizens and those that advance its employment equity goals and objectives.

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