£40000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent benefits
8 months ago
Senior Product Assurance Engineer (Quality Manager)
Quality; Assurance; Process; Audit; ISO9001; AS9100
Space; Aerospace; Defence; Security; MOD; Engineering; Manufacturing;
Southampton (hybrid working)
£40,000 - £50,000 + excellent benefits
We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Senior Product Assurance Engineer (Quality Manager) with a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. This role provides you with the opportunity to work on meaningful and high-calibre projects alongside leading engineers and business professionals within an established, award-winning company.
Working as part of the Southampton Quality team responsible for Product Assurance tasks you will cover all aspects of product assurance; ensuring product quality and the integrity of our design and manufacturing processes, working closely with Project Managers, Customers, Design/Development teams, Operations and Purchasing/ Suppliers.
What you will do
Taking a lead Quality Assurance role in a key project.
Product Assurance support to Projects. Ensure all customer requirements are satisfied by effective assurance planning and implementation.
Management of Project Quality topics e.g. write Assurance plans, review product build paperwork and authorise final release certificates of conformance (CofC), concessions, and failure analysis.
Review and approval of engineering changes.
Non-conformance management (failure analysis, root cause corrective and preventative actions) recording progress on SAP, and track concessions.
Support Projects and Design to resolve Quality Assurance issues, including reports and presentations to management and cross functional teams.
Build and maintain effective contacts with a range of people across the Business.
Able to communicate effectively with technical specialists and customers.
Generate monthly status reports for QA Management. Be able to present information to Projects, Customer End Users or Suppliers as appropriate.
Undertake 2-3 internal Quality audits per year.
What we are looking for
Educated to HND level or equivalent in relevant science or engineering subject.
Effective communicator, both verbal and written, with all levels of the business and customers.
Working knowledge of applying quality standards : ISO-9001 (Preferably AS-9100).
Experience in a relevant manufacturing based industry (for example - electronics, semiconductor, optical packaging, medical, automotive, Space or defence).
Practical experience working in a Quality Assurance / Project assurance discipline within an engineering design and/or manufacturing environment.
Product Assurance work for Space projects.
Familiar with SAP.
Familiar with configuration management.
Familiar with Quality tools and techniques - (D)FMEA, Root cause analysis e.g. 8D, 5-Whys, statistical techniques.