Product Assurance / Quality Engineer

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East Anglia
£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Job Description For Vacancy No: 244443T
Consultant: Tim Bees

Job Location: Essex

Job Position: Product Assurance / Quality Engineer

Job Status: Permanent

Responsibilities: Drive improvements (including the. evolution) of Business Management system
The role holder will support tasks required to drive improvements and will advise and undertake a programme of risk based audits in house and within the supply chain (if appropriate)

Provide Product Assurance support to assigned projects
The role holder will support dedicated projects to deliver the quality requirements and will:
• advise/establish the Product Assurance and compliance to requirement aspects of potential new projects and products, and generation of Product Assurance Plans
• support the Design, Test and Manufacturing Readiness Reviews within the project lifecycle
• support the assembly, verification, validation and test
• ensure quality requirements flowdown between customer, the company and supply chain
• support the administration of, co-authorise and close out permits, concessions and NRBs

Facilitate Customer inspections and external audits
The role holder will:
• support external audits as required (product certification bodies and customers)
• facilitate Customer mandated inspections (including administration of staff and facilities)

Fulfil Product Assurance roles as directed by the Product Assurance Manager
The role holder will:
• support the growth of the Business Unit and any transformational activities identified (including taking a flexible and adaptable approach)
• be prepared to think “outside the box” to address areas of concern (if applicable)

Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (OHSE)
The role holder is also responsible OHSE and must:-
• Champion our Health and Safety standards, procedures and company rules;
• Intervene, correct (where able to) and report all unsafe or non-compliant situations by taking action (e.g. hazard spots) and reporting near misses;
• Demonstrate a duty of care towards those you come in contact with and work with and proactively escalate potential Health and Safety issues as and where appropriate;
• Support and promote the company's Safety, Health and Environment Leadership Team (SHELT) programme to strengthen our Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (OHSE) culture for proactive and continuous improvement of our OHSE programs which provide for a productive and safe working environment.

The above role profile is not meant to be an exhaustive list and duties within areas of responsibilities will be expected to change to meet the changing needs of our business.

Qualifications &
Experience: To succeed in this role you must have:
• A proven track record in Product/Quality Assurance, preferably within space, aerospace or defences industries
• Broad background in design and production for electro-mechanical parts with assemblies with electronics and software experience an advantage
• Attention to detail
• Confident combined with a professional approach.
• Proven structured approach to problem solving with experience of quality tools and methodologies and ability to lead problem solving Teams
• Ability in MS Office
• Good communication skills (written and verbal)
• Personal values in line with ours:- Agility, Integrity, Excellence throughout and Customers first

To succeed in this role the following attributes are distinct advantage:
• Ability to learn quickly
• Good communication skills (written and verbal)
• Fluent English (written & verbal)
• Other languages (e.g. French, Mandarin etc.) although not a requirement, would be an advantage
Desired qualifications:
• ISO9001 or AS9100 Internal/Lead auditor certified
• Degree preferred however as a minimum HNC/HND in Electronic/Mechanical Engineering

Contact Details:
Tel: 01621841234
Fax: 01233 645702
Contact: Tim Bees

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