Quality Engineer

Location: Dorset, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Nick Taylor

Quality Engineer



Quality Engineer needed for a multinational defence and aerospace engineering company based in Dorest who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Quality Engineer that takes pride in their work.

The successful candidate would desirably have a relevant degree and have a keen interest in quality and maintaining standards. If you have commercial experience in quality engineering from an aerospace or defence background that would be a plus!


  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised restaurant (including a Costa coffee)
  • On-line system offering a wide range of competitive flexible benefits including a matched pension contribution, private medical and dental insurance, holiday buy and sell options, subsidised local gym memberships and many others
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Flexible working hours
  • A wide range of internal and external training opportunities.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Quality Engineer will include:

  • Generation and implementation of Quality plans to meet Customer requirements.
  • Drive product and process non-conformance investigations and associated root cause analysis activities including concession management.
  • Manage and host Customer audits and source inspection activities.
  • Own the management of Quality escapes and Customer investigations.
  • Ensure Quality Management System compliance throughout the Product Lifecycle
  • Completion of required First Article Inspections (AS9102) and ensure smooth transition of new products into production.
  • NCR and FRACA management
  • MRB ownership and facilitation
  • Generate Quality metrics and associated tracking to meet set targets.
  • Determination and implementation of Quality improvement initiatives.
  • Inspection process adherence and associated support for physical and document sign-off of product prior to dispatch.
  • Co-operate with management to meet the employer's legal duties; read and comply to the site Safety Health & Environment Policy; and take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions

What experience you need to be the successful Quality Engineer:

  • HND/HNC or equivalent experience
  • Good working knowledge of Quality Standards such as AS9100, AS9110, Part 21 (G), Part 145, DAOS
  • Good working knowledge of AS9145, APQP, PPAP, FAIR, PFMEA, MSA, Control Plan
  • Actively implemented structured problem solving and robust Root Cause and Corrective Action techniques eg 8D, RCCA, 5-Why
  • Actively implemented proactive and preventive Quality techniques
  • Proven background in Quality Assurance and thorough understanding of Quality tools and techniques
  • QMS implementation and auditing to recognised aerospace standards
  • Proven ability to understand and effectively flow down Customer Quality requirements and ensuring delivery of conforming products.
  • Excellent root cause analysis and corrective action understanding.
  • Core competency demonstrated within one or more of the following specialties: Software, Mechanical, Electrical, Metrology, Systems, and Composites.
  • Further competencies will be provided via the competency matrix, and linked to the relevant job level

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Quality Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

In order to apply for this role, candidates must be willing and able to undergo and obtain UK Security Clearance to a high level.

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