QA Engineer

Location: Wareham, Dorset Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Megan Cottrell

QA Engineer

Dorset / Bedfordshire - permanent

Must be eligible for SC level security clerance - MUST hold a UK passport.

Salary for the QA Engineer:

£35,000 - £40,000 + benefits (please note: the salary is dependent on experience and skillset)

QA Engineer needed for an exciting opportunity on behalf of my client, a globally recognised defence company who are a leading provider of mission systems for armoured vehicles.

Benefits for the QA Engineer:

My client offers a competitive salary, brilliant benefits and fantastic career progression.

Purpose of the QA Engineer:

The main effort within this role is to support off-site trial activities in and around the Dorset area as part of a very exciting programme and will be based at Dorset for the first 2 years of the role. Key skill will include being able to work as part of a multi skill team to investigate failures and drive root cause corrective action within the company and the supply base.

Required skillset for the QA Engineer:

* Extensive SAP, RCA, CP & MRB experience is essential.
* Experienced Quality Engineer having prior successes working with multi skilled teams in the trial environment
* Experience in Supplier Quality Assurance, especially working with large system design and manufacture sub contracts, FAT Testing & Non-Conformance management.
* Experience or knowledge of QA tools such as APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, Control Plans, managing MRBs, producing Data Packs & As-Built lists.
* Management of non-conformances, trend assessment and identification of risks, strong SAP user skills.
* Experience of leading RCCA teams and Material Review Boards to drive solutions to issues and develop robust reventative actions.
* Knowledge of AS9100 and ISO9001.
* Product and process auditing experience in the defence / aerospace sectors.
* Knowledge of Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing / Vehicle integration / Composites / Machining in the Space, Automotive and / or Defence sectors.

* Trials skills and experience would be advantageous, if not a background in military vehicles or defence would be very suited to this role.

Location of the QA Engineer:

The role will be based in and around the Dorset area for the first 2 years of the role, after that period it will move back up to the Bedfordshire area. Travel package will be included for staying away in Dorset.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a QA Engineer to progress their career.

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