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Quality Engineer - Systems & Processes

Job Title: Quality Engineer - Systems & Processes
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Royston
Salary: £35,000-£40,000+
Reference: VAC-12874
Contact Name: Callum Latham
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2017 10:58

Job Description

Quality Engineer – Systems/Processes

We current have an opening for a proficient Quality Systems Engineer to exhibit their skills in developing and implementing an Internal Audit System at a Two Tier Aerospace Organisation. In addition, the role requires the expertise in leading and implementing process improvement and supporting the reduction in NCR’s.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement an Internal Audit System
  • Improve processes via measurable activities and the ability to demonstrate improvements
  • Coordinate and lead the internal audit system and participate in audits of the organisation to the standards the company is expected to meet by customers and approval bodies.
  • Drive process non-conformance reduction through process improvement activities

Additional Responsibilities

  • Create/maintain all documentation associated with the Internal Audit System
  • Contribute to ensuring the company's quality, cost & delivery targets are met
  • Analyse data to support improvement activities
  • Support customer / 3rd party audits, e.g. AS9100, Nadcap, etc.
  • Auditing both internal & external suppliers
  • Instruct, train, & support staff with Quality subjects and matters
  • Raising and processing NCR’s maintaining ownership through to closure
  • Participate in the Problem resolution procedures
  • Generating reports around business KPI’s relating to performance of the Business management system
  • To ensure that “Best Practice” techniques are evaluated & used where appropriate
  • Review of specification changes and solving quality issues using established techniques such as 8D, 5 why +2 How, Fishbone diagrams, etc.
  • Documentation changes as applicable to the Quality system and function
  • Liaise / supporting customers and suppliers on quality matters to resolution

Key Requirements:

  • Degree/HNC/HND qualified
  • Demonstrable Aerospace Experience
  • Accredited Auditor Qualifications Desired (IRQA, I2LA, SAE, BSI, Nadcap, etc.)
  • Experience with complex fabrication manufacturing processes preferred
  • Experience with aerospace customer specifications
  • Ability to prioritize work effectively and to work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a positive approach to all areas of work



0800hrs to 1615hrs Monday to Thursday

0800hrs to 1500hrs Friday

Pay & Remuneration

Circa £40,000 per annum

Flexitime, Pension, Childcare Vouchers

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