Are you looking for an opportunity to join a company that allows you to combine your passion for learning with the chance to develop your skills and grow your career?  PAL Aerospace is driven by technology and is proud to be a pioneer of industry-leading innovations in airborne special missions. PAL Aerospace is a leader in international aerospace and defense design, development and operation of airborne surveillance aircraft, heavy maintenance checks and software applications. We provide a wide range of aviation and related services to domestic and international markets. PAL Aerospace is currently looking for a Maintenance Quality Assurance Manager at our St. John’s, NL base.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing all quality assurance aspects of the Maintenance department;  
  • Ensure quality standards and procedures are developed and implemented according to company’s policies and Transport Canada requirements relating to maintenance of aircraft and equipment;
  • Responsible for process audits and internal quality audits;
  • Maintain the statistical process control within the Maintenance department ;
  • Ensure the verification of proper completion of aircraft certification and inspection documentation;
  • Promote work safety standards and policy;
  • Responsible to ensure continued integration of the Quality system with the  company SMS program;
  • Develop, maintain, and monitor performance metrics that support the project’s goals/objectives;
  • Analyze contractual quality assurance requirements and their relationships to company practices and procedures; use Corrective Actions to drive change;
  • Create annual quality review reports through the use of data collected both internally and from customers for management review;
  • Monitor inspection procedures and policy on a random basis to ensure quality control procedures are being effectively carried out;
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Quality ;
  • Three years’ experience in supervisory-related roles;
  • Experience  in the aviation industry considered an asset;
  • Experience with Quality Assurance, auditing, inspection techniques, document control, corrective and preventative actions, continuous improvement, risk management, supplier reviews preferred
  • Skilled in the audit process both internally and externally;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Detail oriented, and have the ability to work in a fast- paced environment with constantly shifting priorities;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to instruct production personnel on quality;
  • Must have excellent leadership skills;
  • Effective communication skills – ability to read, write and converse in the English language;
  • Aerospace Management, Maintenance or related field; preferred
  • ISO-9001 and AS91190 experience would be an asset


PAL Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.