Quality Engineer

Location: Wareham, Dorset Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jack Pleon

My Client is looking for a Quality Engineer to join them at their Bovington site. As the company looks to grow its UK business over the next five years, it sees new opportunities to partner with the UK government to meet the country's global defence and security needs.

Working Hours
Week 1 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri 8.30am - 4.00pm
Week 2 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri Day off
Lunch break 30 mins each day

My client has become known as a leading UK defence engineering company, delivering on a broad range of contracts for the MoD, prime contractors across the wider UK market and international defence ministries.

Specific Job Description

The main effort within this role is to support off site trial activities in and around the Bovington area as part of the WCSP validation programme. Key skills will include the ability to work as part of a multi skill team to investigate failures and drive root cause and corrective action within the company and the supply base. Knowledge of DRACAS and incident sentencing boards would be beneficial. The role will require extended periods of work working unsupervised, must be a starter finisher and also managing competing priorities and within a high tempo environment.

Required skills:

  • Extensive RCA, CA, CP and MRB experience.
  • Competent SAP user.
  • Trials skills and experience.
  • DRACUS skills and awareness
  • Experienced field QE having prior successes working with multi skilled teams in the trial environment.
  • Knowledge of large design design and manufacture activities, sub contract activity, FAT testing & non-conformance management.
  • Extensive use of QA tools such as but not limited to: APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, control plans, data pack production & As-Built Lists.
  • Management of non-conformance and assessment and identification of risks.
  • Knowledge of AS9100 & ISO9001.
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical manufacture, vehicle integration, composites and process & auditing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong SAP skills would be of benefit.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.


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