The Opportunity Quality Engineer
The Quality Engineer role is to ensure the business unit quality metrics are achieved. Ensure that the business unit continues to satisfy the requirements of the Company's regulatory approvals and customer contractual requirements.
Create, develop and maintain Company procedures, which reflect, current working practices and satisfy all statutory requirements.
Support the Quality Management System (QMS) to maintain all statutory Company approvals. Ensure Company Audit Schedule Adherence
Your Challenge :
Comply with all Company and personal Health and Safety requirements
Liaise with and support the customer on all matters relating to quality
Conduct robust root cause investigations of returned product and compile suitably detailed containment and investigation reports to send back to the customer
Work with Production and Engineering to make accurate decisions on product integrity issues and the sentencing of non-conformance
Conduct First Article Inspections (FAI) and Product Audits
Identify, implement and drive quality cost reduction initiatives in line with the quality improvement plan
Lead and conduct key process and product internal audits
Prepare for and support third party approval audits
Identify and implement improvements to close out audit non-compliances
Work with the Head of Business Processes to ensure all Business Unit activities and processes comply with the Quality Management System (QMS) requirements
Comply with the requirements defined by the Quality Management System In line with Company objectives and requirements
Identify and eliminate obsolete, erroneous and inappropriate processes and procedures by addressing new approaches to the process structure, in order to improve the operational performance of the Company
Ensure procedural compliance through the undertaking of internal audits
Undertake sub-contractor vendor audit of new contractors identified through Engineering and Procurement activities
Maintain the Company's Approved Supplier List through postal reviews and re-assessment audits
Implement methods for review of product returns to facilitate the quick turnaround of products whilst investigating operational or product deficiencies and customer complaints
Generate quality performance data for inclusion in company reports; such as the monthly Business Unit Report
Your Expertise :
Minimum ONC, ideally HNC qualified, in an appropriate discipline
Experience of working in an ISO9001 / AS9100 / EASA quality environment
Minimum of 3 years Electronics or mechanical engineering experience within a manufacturing environment, preferably aerospace
IT literate good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Qualified in conducting internal company audits strongly preferred
Basic understanding of measurement principles and techniques preferred
Six sigma or process improvement qualified or trained an asset
This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK / EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application.
In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.