Quality Assurance Engineer – Manufacturing
Highly successful defence organisation based in Bolton is currently looking to recruit a Quality Assurance Engineer – Manufacturing.
** Experience in electronics or electro-mechanical manufacturing is essential for this role **
Please Note: you must be eligible for SC (Secret Level) Security Clearance.
The contract is initially for 6 months (on-going after). Competitive hourly rates are being offered by the department.
To provide independent assessment and assurance in a Complex Weapons manufacturing environment that Manufacturing and related processes are applied across all projects. To provide professional support and advice on all aspects of quality within Manufacturing UK. Provide support on quality and process development and identify and implement sustainable Process improvements to existing methods and processes.
Support Manufacturing UK in the identification and reduction of project risk or issues associated with process application, process effectiveness or compliance. Provision of professional support and advice on all aspects of quality within Manufacturing UK; apply quality expertise to critical business issues to support business excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.
Provision of quality assurance assistance to Manufacturing UK in support of manufacturing excellence including development and delivery of quality awareness and other process and quality-related training. Supporting Manufacturing UK on all programmes to achieve cost, time and quality targets. Assessing and controlling the Product Assurance Quality processes and the resulting outputs. Assuring the Company Business Management System is correctly tailored to and implemented in Company production programmes, and providing the appropriate level of support to improve the effectively of processes used by Manufacturing UK.
Confirm through a programme of Independent assessments and audits that processes and quality requirements are being successfully implemented, applied and improved. Provide reports to Management that identifies the outcome of audits and issues. Monitor the progression of any improvements from audit activities and the timely closure of identified issues. Support the development and implementation of the Process Effectiveness Review Programmes.
Formal technical Engineering / Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21. Qualified to minimum HNC/HND in relevant subject. Quality professional, experienced in process-based integrated management systems & business improvement in an engineering / manufacturing environment. Quality Audit experience Requirement. First Article Inspection experience desirable. Extensive knowledge and experience of EN/AS9100.
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (PowerPoint, Word and Excel). Highly self-motivated and demonstrate a determination and persistence to deliver results despite obstacles and setbacks. Recognise and understand regulatory and certification requirements, and respond to them. ESD training.
• Formal technical Engineering / Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21.
• Qualified to minimum HNC/HND in relevant subject. Quality professional, experienced in process-based integrated management systems & business improvement in an engineering / manufacturing environment.
• Quality Audit experience Requirement. First Article Inspection experience desirable.
• Extensive knowledge and experience of EN/AS9100.