Quality Engineer

£48k per year
14 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Engineer



Competitive Salary

Rubicon Engineering are working with a leading manufacturer of security products. Due to substantial growth they have a requirement for an experienced Quality Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.

This will be key role for the business - supporting the design, development and delivery of highly complex products, responsibilities of Quality Engineer will include:

* Working with internal and external stakeholders to provide assurance that the end products and services are delivered fully compliant with relevant regulatory/quality standards
* Reporting directly to Head of Business Assurance on all aspects of the project lifecycle
* Reporting on activities in the external supply chain
* Ensure appropriate QA requirements are being met and communicate this every step of the way with the company and customers
* Supporting business change from R&D to production
* Provide independent assessment of lifecycle design review inputs, entry and exit criteria Responsibility for independent authority during validation and verification activities
* Carry out quality audits and surveillance activities
* Promote and support quality within all areas of the business, taking ownership of all quality activities including delivery documentation sign off
* Identification of solutions to issues and implementation of robust preventative actions
* Verification and validation activities including FAT testing and sign off
* Dealing with customer concerns in a professional and timely manner

The ideal candidate will possess:

* Proven experience in a similar role including - capability in auditing, process development and improvement
* Knowledge of Defence and Quality standards and familiar with MoD requirements for Quality Assurance
* Conversant with requirements of AS9100
* Strong problem solving and communication skills
* Good commercial awareness and customer facing experience
* Willingness and ability to challenge staff at all levels to ensure compliance to business processes and standard

Other desirables would be:

Degree qualification or equivalent, lead auditor qualification, Background in system engineering, aerospace background or equivalent.

Key words: Quality Engineer, Product Quality Engineer, AS9100, Defence, Audit, Auditor.

Commutable from: Dorchester, Poole, Bournemouth, Weymouth, Wimborne, Ferndown, Yeovil.

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