Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894627_1549546559
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2019 13:36

Job Description

Your experience in Quality Assurance and knowledge of business and supply chain improvement processes, will play a crucial part in ensuring on-going Quality management and maintenance of quality standards for a leading company in the naval and defence electronics industry in Cheltenham. As a Quality Engineer, you will work closely with all levels of internal and external customers including approval authorities.

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About the Job:

The client requires a Quality Engineer to perform an assurance role in accordance with the quality requirements. This job includes:

*Performing an assurance role that verifies and demonstrates that the Quality approval requirements are being met by the business
*Plan and carry out a schedule of audits and assessments with completion of associated documentation and activities in accordance with the BMS
*Manage completion and effectiveness of Corrective and Preventative measures
*Provide an independent monitoring function for compliance with airworthiness and customer requirements
*Support of any investigations arising from Quality issues through to their documented conclusion, with supporting root cause analysis and solutions to prevent re-occurrence
*Ensuring Quality measures with associated targets are maintained for QA Compliance
*Support of external Quality audits, assessments and visits by customers and authorities
*Ensuring that improvements identified from the compliance activities are fed-back into the BMS
*Ensuring that regular shop floor checks are performed, reported and any associated issues are effectively resolved
*Provide training in Compliance requirements as necessary
*Completion of agreed personal and departmental objectives and initiatives
*Develop and support of a business improvement culture and associated activities e.g. process mapping, lean, etc.
*Assist with the maintenance of company approvals e.g. EASA, FAR, ISO, etc. to maintain airworthiness
*Assist with the generation of Quality Plans and proposals
*Ensure the departmental objectives are achieved in line with the job holders individual objectives

About You:

As an experienced Quality Engineer you will have a proven range of Quality/Business Improvement experience and be a trained Quality Auditor. You will need proven experience working within a quality management system and knowledge of manufacturing environments and working with a supply chain. Experience of liaising with internal and external customers is needed and you will preferably have worked within an aerospace organisation.
Ideally you will have experience in:
*Aerospace quality standards (e.g. AS9100, EASA Part 21, Part 145 etc)
*Other aerospace topics e.g. FOD, counterfeit avoidance etc.
*First Article / Parts Approval reporting methods (e.g. AS9102, PPAP etc.)
*Process Measurement techniques (e.g. SPC, KPIs, etc.)
*Quality Management System and Process Mapping Software

Quality Engineer
Salary negotiable

Keywords: Supplier, Supply chain, Quality, Quality assurance, QA, Audit, Root cause, EASA, FAA, ISO. Quality management system, QMS.

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 is a permanent position.

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