Product Quality Engineer

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    Hook, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

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    Sara Nash

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Product Quality Engineer
Hook, Hampshire

Candidates must be eligable for SC Clearance

My client is an International specialist Contract Electronics Manufacturer, serving world-class customers in high-reliability industries by providing a complete set of electronics design and manufacturing solutions in both printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) and full box-build manufacturing.

Job Purpose:
To be first point of contact for customer quality related issues. To enable production to maintain and improve quality, cost & delivery performance through on line Quality support and approval of standard operating procedures, suitability of jigs and visual inspection aids. Understanding, validating methods and supporting processes that meet or exceed customer requirements.

Production Processes & Quality Systems

  • Owning product quality
  • Interacting with and liaising with customers
  • Publishing and monitoring yield performance inline with agreed KPI's
  • Quality lead for contract reviews / production readiness reviews / build reviews
  • Ownership of Quality Clinic and MRB process
  • Conducting review and approval of RMA reports
  • Facilitating the generation and issue of customer SCAR reports in a timely manner
  • Conducting review of Material Repair Review (MRR) forms in liaison with Engineering
  • Leading RMA activity, root cause analysis and customer feedback
  • Supporting internal audits

Change Management

  • Reviewing concessions / emails / engineering change notes ensuring compliance to procedures prior to job hold release to production
  • Approving rework loops / additional material review
  • Approving Standard Operating Procedures, suitability of jigs and visual inspection aids
  • Verifying and approving changes to process

Continuous Improvement

  • Carrying out process capability analysis and effectiveness improvements
  • Utilising Lean Manufacturing techniques and quality tools
  • Leading quality improvement plans
  • Performing yield analysis and identifying/leading CI projects

Role Specification

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • PCBA experience is essential
  • Industry relevant certifications are desirable e.g. IPC
  • Working knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Quality and Process Improvement tools and techniques, D/PFMEA, Control Plans, Statistical Process Control
  • Good Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and CAD and Gerber generation software experience

ISO 9001, AS9100D working knowledge/auditing desirable

  • Awareness of capability studies, Gauge R@R, GD@T is desirable

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work effectively to deadlines
  • Proactive and flexible approach

If you are interested in applying for this role or finding out more then please contact Sara Nash on 02393 910040 or email snash@astutetechnical.co.uk

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