Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Quality; Assurance; AS9100D; ISO 9001; Def. Stans; AQAPs; Data Analysis

  • Defence; Electronics; Aerospace; Complex Engineering; Manufacturing

  • 12 month contract

  • Rate dependent on experience

  • Inside IR35

This exciting and demanding role will be supporting a number of Projects across the Imaging, Sensors & Protection capability, driving quality in at the front end of the design and ensuring this is maintained throughout the Product Lifecycle.

You would be responsible for providing an independent Assurance Governance ensuring that Projects are executed in accordance with defined business processes and that agreed Customer Quality requirements are realised in line with expectations.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Effective capture and implementation of Customer-specific Quality Requirements (Incl: Def. Stans and AQAPs)

  • Ensuring that requirements are articulated in Management Plans, Engineering Specifications and Drawings

  • The Quality Management of the project's international Supply Chain, via effective flow-down of quality requirements, Surveillance Audits and First Article Verification Activities,

  • Monitoring the effectiveness of project realisation activities, and reporting status to Senior Management and QA (e.g. witness testing, review and approval of engineering documents and software)

  • Management of Project quality issues (e.g. C of Cs, Advice Notes, Concessions),

  • Act as the primarily focal point of contact, on all customer project quality issues. (incl. Complaint Management), and the Supply Chain.

  • In consultation with the PM / Subcontract Management ensure the Quality of Deliverables from Supply Chain.

  • Conduct Data Analysis (MRB / FRB) and report preparation activities on behalf of the Project Assurance Manager and Project Managers.

  • Support the Project Assurance Manager in managing the AS9100D Management System Requirements and conducting Internal Audit

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge

  • Self-motivated individual who works on own initiative and is comfortable leading or being of a team

  • At least 7+ years practical experience working in a quality assurance / project assurance discipline within an electronic design and manufacture environment

  • Extensive knowledge of the requirements of AS9100 / ISO 9001 (and equivalent standards e.g. AQAP, Def Stans etc).

  • Management of complex, demanding international Supply Chain.

Personal Attributes

  • Minimum HNC / HND in an Engineering discipline.

  • Certificate / Diploma in Quality Management