Programme Quality Engineer

Programme Quality Engineer

Job Title: Programme Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00012985_1493730811
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2017 14:13

Job Description

Programme Quality Engineer

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 company are currently looking for a Programme Quality Engineer to join their C4S systems team.

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 job will involve;
Taking responsibility for the approval of subcontractors Quality Plans.
Supporting the tailoring of company processes to suit the programme and contractual needs.
Liaise and work with managers and peers in other supporting functions as appropriate to the Quality activity area.
Planning and executing programme quality tasks within the allocated budget, providing up to date estimates to complete as required.
Performing audits at agreed points in the project lifecycle, including audits at subcontractors to ensure the appropriate controls and systems are in place and interfaces are defined.
Attendance at selected key reviews in accordance with agreed plans, including reviews at subcontractors
Review of key manufacturing programme plans and documents including subcontractor produced documents.
Ensure sub- contracted activities such as design and development and production are undertaken in accordance with the sub contracted requirements
Plan and conduct Quality Assurance activities and undertake the signing/stamping of Certificates of Conformity on behalf of the Company including PPAP and End Item Data Pack approval.
Ensure that non-conforming products, services and processes are investigated and effective correction and corrective actions are implemented.
Promote quality awareness within programmes and suppliers.

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 ISO9001as well as Defence/Military standards at a working level. Experience of working in a design and/ or manufacturing environment would also be useful.


Programme Quality Engineer
£34,000 - £38,000


Quality, Audit, Internal Audit, External Audit, ISO9001, Defence, Military, non-conformance, C4i, APQP, FMEA, 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.