Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer
£30-40K DOE

All candidates must be eligable for SC Clearance for this role

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.

Key Resonsibilities and Tasks:
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

Role and Person Requirements:
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 would like to apply for this role or find out more then please contact Sara Nash on 02393 910040 or email snash@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

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