*QA Engineer / Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Aaron Stone

*QA Engineer / Quality Assurance Engineer


*QA Engineer / Quality Assurance Engineer needed for a leading Defence and Electronics organisation based in Cambridgeshire who are looking to employ an experienced *QA Engineer / Quality Assurance Engineer with an in-depth knowledge of

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the *QA Engineer / Quality Assurance Engineer will include:

  • Administration of the company MRB process, including:
  • Identification of root causes behind the failure
  • Timely rejection of return of material to suppliers
  • Identification of source of problems - production, process, supplier quality, design issues
  • Update to FRACAS and material transactions on MRP system
  • Conduct daily non-conformance MRB triage reviews with the Manufacturing Cells to confirm reasons for rejection and further action required
  • Containment of non-conformance by reviewing all material associated to non- conformance
  • internally and within Supply chain
  • Administration of the MRB system
  • Member of the FRACAS team then process and action/investigate as required
  • Chair MRB reviews (weekly) to review and action slow moving or problematic MRB items
  • Perform MRB reconciliation checks verifying between MRP & Physical
  • Perform Inspection Verification Checks verifying between MRP & Physical
  • Issue repair justification forms and process items requiring in house repair
  • Process items for external repair
  • Issue notes for scrap items from MRB for authorization
  • Completion of activities required to satisfy internal/external customer MRB requirements
  • Coordination of activities required to close out MRB actions in a timely manner
  • Support in the development of company MRP systems in relation to MRB processes
  • Monitor, review and action supplier returns responses and update MRB records
  • Run weekly fracas report raised on shop floor and mail to key suppliers as required
  • To ensure effective and timely issue of monthly reports, KPIs and supporting data to demonstrate the effectiveness of the process
  • Support investigations arising from Quality issues through to their documented conclusion, with supporting root cause analysis and solutions to prevent re-occurrence
  • To encourage development and improvement in our business processes and measure
  • Effectively manage relationships with customers and suppliers on Quality issues
  • To ensure the departmental objectives are achieved in line with the job holders individual objectives
  • Perform duties in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes
  • There may be additional activities to perform from time to time in order to maximise the contribution to Ultra Electronics PCS goals and objectives

What you need to be the successful *QA Engineer / Quality Assurance Engineer:

In order to be the successful *QA Engineer / Quality Assurance Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • An understanding of costs and financial implications within the quality department
  • Self driven and able to monitor own performance effectively to ensure deadlines are met
  • Effectively able to manage own time according to the role requirements
  • Works effectively with others
  • Proactively able to manage own work to in order to achieve objectives
  • Use own initiative within the scope of the role
  • Plans work and delivers on time
  • Seeks solutions to problems encountered
  • Makes timely decisions within the scope of the role
  • Demonstrates a "Can do" positive attitude
  • Good application of Microsoft packages and relevant software for the role

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a *QA Engineer / Quality Assurance 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!

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