As an international brand company with German roots, we at RECARO pursue the vision of improving the performance of people in motion like no other. In keeping with our tradition, Safety, Quality, and Ingenious Design are the core of all that we do. This allows us to exceed the expectations of our customers every day and make performance something you can feel: Feel Performance.

In addition to RECARO Holding and RECARO eGaming, our corporate group also includes RECARO Aircraft Seating headquartered in Schwäbisch Hall. We develop, produce, and market innovative seats for economy and business class, which meet the highest standards when it comes to comfort, lightweight construction, and design. As an internationally renowned brand, we are one of the world’s three largest suppliers of aircraft seats with our premium products. To enhance our team, we are looking to fill the following position at our site in Schwäbisch Hall at the earliest possible date:

Quality Project Engineer (m/f/d)

Job code: 28764

Your Tasks

  • Introduction of the quality perspective into the projects, risk assessment from the point of view of departments & customer (representation of the other quality departments in the project) through sound knowledge of standards / specifications (including EN/AS 9100, EN/AS 9102, etc.)
  • Preparation and release of the First Article Inspection Report (FAIR) according to AS/EN 9102 and Quality Inspection Dossier (QID)
  • Testing/evaluation of passenger seats against FAIR & QID
  • Derive expressed and not expressed customer requirements (Lessons Learned) into inputs for new projects
  • Management of customer acceptance tests
  • Development as well as implementation of concepts and measures to ensure quality standards
  • Initiation of corrective actions if required
  • Visual inspection and functional testing of passenger seats using conventional and specific measuring equipment
  • Coordination and monitoring, as well as active introduction of proposals for countermeasures in the event of deviations in interaction with the specialist departments (FAI/CSI)
  • Implementation of quality assurance plans (QAP) for new developments
  • Creation, review and release of construction deviations (MRB) in the Head of Version (HoV)
  • Review and approval of MRB changes within the MRB Authority to ensure compliance 
  • Evaluation of design changes (DC)
  • Preparation of test plans (including measurement sheets for seats, seat foams, etc.)
  • Testing, evaluation and approval of seat covers during prototype development and of reset samples for seat covers
  • Further development of the processes for which the team is responsible


Your Qualification

  • Completed technical university studies or comparable, ideally in the field of aviation / mechanical engineering or a comparable qualification
  • Relevant professional experience in quality management, project management or industrial engineering 
  • Initial management experience would be an advantage
  • Experience in compliance and enforcement of quality assurance measures
  • Demonstrable qualifications in quality management
  • Knowledge in preventive assurance and optimization of product quality
  • Confident handling of SAP S/4 
  • Very good MS Office skills
  • Strong communication skills and goal orientation as well as a structured way of working
  • High level of initiative and willingness to take responsibility
  • English (advanced) in spoken and written
  • German (business fluent) in word and writing
  • Experienced handling of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Reading/experienced handling of 2D drawings
  • 3D basic knowledge advantageous
  • Conflict management
  • Assertiveness
  • Intercultural competence
  • Willingness to travel internationally

You will be a perfect fit for our team if you are enthusiastic about innovative products, enjoy setting ambitious goals, love taking on responsibility, are motivated by an environment of appreciative, trusting collaboration, and have a strong creative drive. In return, we promise to give you the freedom to develop your potential with individual development opportunities and will provide you with the necessary competencies to increase your personal responsibility so that you can face the future together with RECARO.

Denise Freimüller looks forward to receiving your application, which should be submitted using our online career portal. Your personal information will be kept confidential. Particular consideration will be given to equally qualified applicants (m/f/d) with severe disabilites.

RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG, Tel.: +49 791 503-5846

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