Senior Quality Engineer

Senior Quality Engineer

Sandwich, Kent

The company:

A global leader in in electro optical equipment utilised in both civil and military industries. Their highly precisioned and durable products are world renowned and highly regarded. With a proud history, which spans over 50 years they offer an excellent place to work. Staff can enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes a company profit sharing scheme, rewards & recognition scheme and compressed working hours.

The role: - Senior Quality Engineer

As the Senior Quality Engineer, you will report directly to the Quality Manager. Your main responsibilities will be to investigate and identify internal and external issues. Using corrective action planning techniques, you will have a high level of responsibility for ensuring continuous improvement across all areas of the business. Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to obtain security clearance to an SC level.

Responsibilities and experience required:

  • Liaise with business partners to ensure continuous improvement identification and implementation.

  • Support the business with quality matters relating to customer SCAR and FRACAS investigations.

  • Co-ordinate, plan and conduct regular internal audits

  • Co-ordinate parts / material investigation and measurement activities to feedback accurate quality data.

  • Raise modification requests to the Engineering department as required.

  • Support NPI projects & resourcing to achieve departmental QCD targets.

  • Generate & maintain related project KPI's for business reporting.

  • Control project quality using continuous monitoring to achieve planned completion dates.

  • Experience as a Quality Engineer in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience of using FRACAS, FMEA, 8D, AQAP, FOD processes.

  • Identifying problem areas using data analysis with focus on defect prevention.

  • Knowledge and understanding in process audit, analysis and the ability to develop and implement robust counter measures.

  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing drawings and specifications which link to required process controls.

  • Experience of AS9100 an advantage.

  • Understanding of ISO 9001 / AS9100 / 14001 / AQAP / Defence Standards

The person:

  • Positive 'can do' attitude

  • Team focused

  • Customer focused

  • Accountable and self sufficient

  • An effective communicator

This role will offer you the chance to join a busy and motivated Quality team who take real pride in their work. With an excellent benefits package, progression and a competitive salary available this is an excellent opportunity for you to further your career.

Please apply now to hear more about this exciting position!