Quality Engineer - Aerospace & Defence

Quality Engineer - Aerospace & Defence

  • Quality; Quality Assurance Operations; Manufacturing; Engineering; Aerospace; Defence

  • FMEA; Business Improvement; Continuous Improvement; FAI, 8D, SPS, 5s; 6 Sigma

  • Kidderminster, Worcestershire

  • Salary dependent on experience

A cutting edge Aerospace & Defence organisation have a unique opportunity for a Quality Engineer to join their Operations team.

The Quality Engineer will assure that the customer requirements are addressed through development and production and that the supply of conforming products, manufactured to controlled operational process, is achieved. To ensure Continuous Improvement through project lifecycle processes, the Quality Engineer will identify and facilitate Continuous Improvement projects through Green Belt / Kaizen training events.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete all relevant quality documents required both by the customer and the business

  • Support customer and team meetings

  • Support the Design/Process FMEAs

  • Progress and review the project NCFs, PPs and 8Ds

  • Review production documents for compliance and feedback to teams when required

  • Involvement in the generation of process control, maintaining quality records and databases

  • Complete internal, external and Flash Audits as required

  • Identify and facilitate Continuous Improvement projects

Skills & Experience

  • Hold a minimum of an HNC (or equivalent) qualification in an engineering discipline

  • Have training in Lean 6 Sigma Green Belt methodology

  • Have experience of working with an accredited quality standard

  • Have knowledge of continuous improvement and problem solving techniques: FAI, 8D, SPS, 5s etc

  • The candidate should have good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team, communicating at all levels, including with customers and suppliers.

  • Hold a qualification and be experienced in product and process auditing