Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £28 - £30 p/h
Start Date: 2017-06-12
Reference: J13216
Contact Name: Eugene McIntyre
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 16, 2017 16:06

Job Description

Are you an experience Quality Assurance Engineer with experience of working in the aerospace, military or space industries? Would you thrive on working on visible and highly challenging projects and have proven experience of this?

The role will require you to travel across Europe, possibly further and you will need to have the ability to get security clearance.

This opportunity would be ideal if you are a Quality Assurance Engineer with the following experience:

• Lead and assure Manufacturing, Assembly, Integration and Test excellence in MAIT
• Perform Quality Assurance (QA) activities, by ensuring correct implementation of procedures and processes, to ensure product quality meets the stated requirements
• Promote and lead good practice and improvements in MAIT processes
• Manage completion of corrective actions to closure
• Provide assurance and confirmation that Hardware is ready for test and Delivery
• Production of Quality Surveillance Plans
• Quality assurance throughout Manufacturing, Assembly, Integration and Test lifecycle in Stevenage
• Quality assurance of MGSE and EGSE used
• Quality Assurance Inputs to Project gate reviews: MRR, TRR & DRB
• Occurrence and Non-Conformance management to Closure 1 level
• Management of Closure 2 corrective actions
• Measurement and analysis of Non-quality events in MAIT to aid and direct continuous process improvement
• Work & Rework Instruction approval
• Process audits on MAIT activities
• Supervision of Hardware Critical moves
• Safety Reviews
• FMEA & Risk Reviews
• Quality Assurance Inputs to delivery Handover meetings
• Key Inspection Point activities
• Quality Assurance post-delivery support
• Management of Quality Improvement initiatives
• Promote quality awareness throughout AIT organisation by coaching
• Produce concise management reports, presentations, minutes and actions, generally using Microsoft Office

Essential Experience
• Previous experience as a Quality / Product Assurance engineer in the aerospace, military or space industries.
• Proven track record of delivering high end projects.
• Good communicator, able to lead and influence at all levels from the clean room up to senior management, internally and externally
• Organised, practical and logical in work approach
• User and promoter of quality tools and methods, particularly risk management and metrics.
• Ability to accomplish validation activities at height using above ground level support structures
• Good agility required to access and work in confined spaces
• Flexibility to travel within the UK and Europe when required
• Willingness to work on shift, on-call or off-site for short periods when required
• Analytical skills and methodical approach to problem resolution and investigation
• HNC/HND/Degree in Aerospace, Engineering, Quality or Production qualifications
• Lean, continuous improvement qualifications, Green or Black belt would be desirable

Please get in contact with Eugene on 01202 596366.