Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage
Salary: In line with experience
Start Date: 2018-08-20
Reference: J140090
Contact Name: Fraser Dawson
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 21, 2018 14:57

Job Description

Are you a Quality Assurance Engineer looking for your next contract role and have a passion to work within the Space industry?

KDC are currently working closely with a leading Space company who are seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer that has relevant experience working to Space Quality standards.

This position offers you the opportunity to work an exciting project which will search for the possible existence of life beyond Earth!

·NCR Management - Manage NCRs within the defined scope for AIT projects.
·Collate AIT build reconciliations and open points (e.g. open work orders), at project level
·Chair AIT gate reviews (MRR, IRR).
·Ensure open actions from KIPs and MIPs are managed and tracked during all AIT phases.
·Manage 2nd closures
·Carry out audits
·Support deployment of OES improvement projects.
·Chair post-test reviews for functional verification activities.
·Post-delivery: Manage definition and closure of open items.
·Co-ordinate FMEA reviews to proactively define and manage AIT risk.
·Review key manufacturing documentation for technical and quality integrity.
·CofC Signatory Authority for kits.
·Continual assessment of technician training in line with skills matrix

Preferred skills:
·Holds engineering apprenticeship and/or equivalent academic qualification
·At least 5 years AIT, Quality or Manufacturing Engineering experience
·Knowledge of Space Quality standards
·User and promoter of quality tools and methods
·Lean, continuous improvement qualifications, Green or Black belt would be desirable
·Preferably accredited course in quality assurance or related disciplines. (e.g. IQA / IET / IMechE)

Keywords: quality, product assurance, aerospace, defence, space, satellite, spacecraft, management, MRR, IRR, NCR, AIT