Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hook, Hampshire
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH13933_1563783290
Contact Name: Sara Nash
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2019 09:14

Job Description

Quality Engineer
Hook, Hampshire
£30-40k Dependent on experience
All applicants will need to be SC cleared with no restrictions

Job Purpose:
To enable production to maintain and improve quality, cost and delivery performance by providing on line technical support, standard operating procedures, assembly tooling and visual aids. Understanding, defining methods and supporting processes that meet and manage customer requirements

Key Responsibilities:
Production Processes & Quality Systems

  • Owning product quality
  • Publishing and monitoring yield performance
  • Quality lead for contract reviews / production readiness reviews / build reviews
  • Quality lead for line support / production queries
  • Carrying out returns material review / concession applications
  • Leading RMA activity / root cause analysis / SCAR support / image capture / feedback
  • Supporting internal audits
  • Interacting with and liaising with customers
  • Ownership of quality clinic activity and MRB process

Change Management

  • Reviewing concessions / emails / engineering change notes
  • Approving rework loops / additional material review
  • Reviewing and approving change instructions
  • Approving Standard Operating Procedures
  • Verifying and approving changes to process and procedures

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 and Person Requirements:

Role Specification

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • 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 please contact Sara Nash on 02393 910040 or email

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