Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Southampton, Hampshire Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Joe Tomkins

Quality Assurance Engineer required for one of the world leading and most successful defence organisations, based in Southampton. My client are looking for someone to join their team, working on a number of exciting and innovative projects, specialising within military safety, security and surveillance.

This is a fantastic permanent opportunity for an established Quality Assurance Engineer to work for a global leader, paying a highly competitive salary of £35,000 - £43,000 dependant on prior experience, as well as a comprehensive benefits package (please see below).

Ideal candidates will have proven experience of Quality Engineering within an Aerospace or Defence industry, as well as a background of AS 9100 internal auditing.

All applicants for this position must be eligible for SC level Security Clearance.

Company benefits:

  • Matched 5% pension
  • 25 days' holiday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private medical insurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work schemes
  • Dental insurance
  • Critical illness cover

Key Responsibilities for Quality Assurance Engineer position:

  • Defining, communicating and managing the Project Quality Assurance activities through an approved and operating Plan for Quality.
  • Determining and managing a project Quality audit plan, in line with AS9101, to ensure that Projects are operating in compliance with Customer and applicable statutory and regulatory quality management system requirements.
  • Working with key suppliers to develop and maintain an approved supply chain with clearly defined quality conditions.
  • Working with the project team to achieve measurable improvement to project system operating processes.
  • Working with the production team to achieve measurable improvement of product yields.
  • Managing project non-conformance issues to ensure effective corrective actions are taken to achieve a level of zero recurrence.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • Proven experience of Quality Engineering within the Aerospace / Defence industry. (CQP preferred)
  • AS 9100 Internal Auditor. (IRCA Approved preferred)
  • BS 14001 (MIEMA preferred)
  • Proven experience within a business improvement environment. (BQF, EFQM, SEI trained preferred)

All applicants for this opportunity must be eligible for SC level Security Clearance. To apply for this role please press 'apply now'.

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