Senior Project Quality Engineer (SQA)

Senior Project Quality Engineer (SQA)

  • Quality; Assurance; Supply Chain; AS9100; ISO9001; APQP, PPAP, 8D, PFMEAs, Lean

  • Manufacturing; Engineering; Defence; Electronics; Aerospace

  • £35,000 - £45,000 + excellent benefits

  • 4 weeks

We represent a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. The Company has a significant industrial presence in four markets (Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and Poland) as well as a network of strategic partnerships across the world.

This Senior Project Quality Engineer (SQA) position will support Integrated Project Teams in identifying, scoping and implementing tangible Improvement Opportunities in the Supply Chain. The selected candidate will be responsible for achieving quality performance for strategic suppliers that produce a wide range of components for the Defence Electronics and Manufacturing industry.

What you will do - Senior Project Quality Engineer (SQA)

  • The identification and implementation of IPT Improvement opportunities within the External Supply Chain

  • Ensure Supply Chain risks and opportunities are identified, mitigated and exploited as required.

  • Ensure compliance to AS9100 Revision D with particular emphasis on the Process Effectiveness (PEAR) requirements and joint assessments.

  • The identification and delivery of internal Procurement Improvement opportunities in order to support both delivery and cost benefits.

  • The implementation of Supplier Failure Review Boards in order to drive IPT Improvement opportunities.

  • Support the implementation of the Supplier Surveillance Plan to maintain the strategic and proactive approach to Supply Chain management.

What we are looking for - Senior Project Quality Engineer (SQA)

  • A Bachelor's Degree [or equivalent] in Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing or experience in Defence Electronics or similarly "complex" industry.

  • Be able to demonstrate experience in Governance, AS9100 / ISO9001 and Continuous improvement.

  • Extensive knowledge of electronic manufacturing processes (IPC trained preferable)

  • Experience of producing key Quality/ Supply Chain metrics to support the analytical approach to continuous improvement.

  • Experience of proactive management of Non Conformance within the External Supply Chain.

  • Experience of deploying various Tools and Techniques i.e. APQP, PPAP, 8D, PFMEAs, Lean, 5S, Root cause analysis, DMAIC, First Article Verifications,

  • Familiar with Procurement disciplines within the Defence Electronics and Manufacturing industry.

  • Awareness of contributing factors such as regulatory requirements for the External Supply Chain.

  • Ability to identify and deliver change programs in the External Supply Chain.

  • Experience of quality auditing, including Supply Chain auditing. (preferably Lead Audit trained)

Apply now to find out more about this exciting and unique opportunity!