Programme Quality Engineer

Programme Quality Engineer

Job Title: Programme Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Reference: 894673_1523364298
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2018 13:44

Job Description

Your experience in Quality Assurance and ability to ensure that Non-conforming products, services and processes are investigated and perform corrective actions, will help you to oversee programme adherence through process implementation in accordance with company processes and any specific customer requirements.

My client is a world leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems for military, government and civil customers. The company prides themselves on a culture of innovation and team work which helps them to succeed.

The role will involve the responsibility for monitoring, analysing and improving all aspects of Quality Assurance on applicable programmes. The primary focus for this role will be the selection and monitoring of new and existing subcontractors along with the establishment of inspection and manufacturing quality controls for the receipt and in-process verification of products. The Programme Quality Engineer job will involve;
*Plan and conduct Quality Assurance activities for defined products to allow for the signing/stamping of Certificates of Conformity on behalf of the Company including End Item Data Pack approval.
*Consultancy and support/advice to Programme Managers, Engineering and other business areas as required.
*Reviewing/compiling product item history data in support of warranty returns/repairs/uplift etc.
*Ensure that Non-conforming products, services and processes are investigated and effective correction and corrective actions are implemented.
*Review of key manufacturing documents including subcontractor produced documents.
*Supplier liaison for investigations, problem resolution etc.
*Representing the Quality function, including the presentation of data, in house and at customer sites for applicable programmes.
*Promote quality awareness within programmes and suppliers.
*Prepare quality reports, for internal and external purposes to monitor and review progress of programme activities.
*Undertake analysis of non-conformances to establish trends, root cause analysis and appropriate improvement opportunities.
*Support to design and development programmes when required as directed by reporting line.

To be suitable for the Programme Quality Engineer role you will need an ONC/HNC in an Engineering/Quality Discipline (or similar) with Quality Engineering Experience and be Internal Auditor qualified. You will need an understanding of inspection and testing techniques, APQP & FMEAs and a good knowledge of ISO9001 as well as Defence/Military standards at a working level. Experience of working in a manufacturing environment would also be useful.


oProgramme Quality Engineer
o£34,000 - £38,000


Quality, Audit, Internal Audit, External Audit, ISO9001, Defence, Military, non-conformance, C4i, subcontractors, PPAP.

This would be a great opportunity for a quality engineer to work on a series of exciting programmes for a company that focusses on employee development.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.