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Qualification Engineer - Aerospace in Portsmouth, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job ID: IND000774

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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Position Objective: 


As a qualification engineer with Pall Aerospace, you will work with a small team to ensure that all Pall Aerospace products are fit for purpose on all types of aircraft systems and armoured vehicles.  The role is to support and manage the testing of new products, prepare test procedures and compile qualification reports for various aerospace filtration technologies. It requires a focused mind and solid technical authoring skills while working with our test facility, engineering, manufacturing and sales teams.

Role and Duties:

  • Review and interpretation of product specifications
  • Preparation and delivery of qualification definition
  • Authoring of technical documentation, e.g. QTP / QSR / QTR
  • Supporting design engineering with the verification and validation matrix
  • Attendance at design reviews
  • Supporting the Project Management Office with programme scheduling
  • Project Management of all qualification aspects for aerospace products
  • Liaise with all functions to understand requirements and possible solutions
  • Adherence to test readiness at all stages of the NPI process
  • Development of qualification techniques
  • Determination and adherence of qualification task durations and cost
  • Reporting and investigation of the root cause of test failures
  • Manage qualification basis change in accordance with Configuration Control Requirements and Commercial implications
  • Ensure delivery of test data as required to Pall Factories and / or NPI projects
  • Engage design authorities when required for design approval
  • Liaise with customers in conjunction with the design authority, with regards to qualification activity
  • Support activities such as continuous improvement, 5S, performance growth and development goals

Job Requirements


Basic Qualifications/ Experience: 



  • Experience in an engineering position
  • The ability to write accurate and concise technical documents
  • An Engineering Degree or an alternate engineering qualification with suitable levels of experience


  • Experience in a qualification role and/or design role
  • Knowledge of Verification and Validation techniques
  • The ability to plan, budget (low level) and organise tasks to agreed timescales / costs
  • Knowledge of aerospace systems
  • Fluid Dynamics knowledge for compressible and incompressible fluids
  • Hands on test laboratory experience
  • Good presentation skills

Behavioural Expectations

  • Willingness to learn about projects, tools and methods
  • Consistent ability to deliver required output within agreed timescales
  • Demonstration of persistence to get the job done
  • Ability to build good working relationships with other associates, suppliers and customers

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.