Quality Engineer - Defence

Cubiq Recruitment
£40000 - £45000/annum Benefits + Pension + Bonus
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Engineer - Defence

£40,000-£45,000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus

Based in Stevenage

Permanent Role

Our client is a leading Defence supplier who specialise in supplying advanced technology systems to the global market. Employing over 10,000 people worldwide and over 60% in the Technical/Engineering functions, the company is widely considered to be a pioneer in the development of advanced defence technology systems

We are looking for an experienced Quality Engineer with broad experience ideally in Electronics engineering to operate all core quality activities within the Operations Directorate Engineering domain. The ideal candidate will be helping the teams to deliver compliant products through the application of quality processes and techniques.

The role?

* Planning, agreeing and implementing quality activities & measures in response to each project scenario.
* Identify, communicate and mitigate risks and issues associated to product quality.
* Coach the Design Authorities to ensure equipment product lifecycle gates are planned, inputs prepared and conducted, outcomes and actions are progressed.
* Deployment and management of the non-conformance management system.
* Participate in engineering process development and review in line with quality expectations. Manage associated assessments and audits.
* Plan and deploy quality focused training to develop quality competencies within the engineering teams.
* Prepare & publish quality centric metrics (quality dashboard) to various stakeholders.
* Plan how short term corrective actions and trends can be developed into long term improvement actions.
* Within the Electronic Engineering Centres of Excellence that are product focused, provide consolidated feedback and direction on transversal quality aspects.
* Developing a continuous Improvement culture.

What are we looking for?

* Experienced quality professionals with broad experience, preferably within an Electronics engineering domain.
* Strong ability to lead activities and actions.
* Excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate at all levels whilst respecting cultural differences.
* Strong analytical skills and in depth understanding of quality techniques and measurements.
* Sound knowledge of Engineering and Product lifecycles.
* Focused on mentoring and developing others, leading the continued development and sustainment of a quality culture within the Engineering teams.
* Work under your own initiative and be able to demonstrate adaptability, flexibility in carrying out this role.
* Experience in CI coaching & development an advantage.

You will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance

Full training and development is given as part of this role.

If you're interested in finding out more about this opportunity and becoming part of this business as it continues to grow, please submit your up to date CV via the link provided and we will contact you shortly for a confidential discussion