Product Quality Engineer

Recruiter
Atlas Elektronik UK Ltd
Location
Dorchester
Posted
02 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job title Product Quality Engineer

Purpose of job A key role supporting the design, development and delivery of complex products. Working with internal and external customers to provide assurance that the products and services delivered, are complaint with the relevant quality and regulatory standards

Reporting relationships Reports directly to the Head of Business Assurance

Scope Quality Assurance across all aspects of the project lifecycle including the activities in the external supply chain. To provide assurance to the company and customers that the appropriate QA requirements are being met including quality control activities throughout the project lifecycle

Location Winfrith, Dorset Innovation Park

Employment status Permanent, Full Time

Closing Date Friday 17th November 2017

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required
Essential
. Proven capability in auditing, process development and improvement
. Knowledge of Defence and Quality standards and familiar with MoD requirements for Quality Assurance
. Experience of supplier quality assurance activities
. Strong problem solving skills
. Good commercial awareness and customer facing skills
. Conversant with requirements of AS9100

Desirable
. Degree qualification or equivalent
. Lead auditor qualification
. Background in system engineering
. Aerospace background or equivalent

Challenges
. Willingness to challenge the status quo
. Ability to challenge staff at all levels to ensure compliance to business processes and standards
. Supporting business change from R&D to production

Key accountabilities and responsibilities
. 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
. Ownership of quality activities throughout lifecycle including delivery documentation sign off
. Ownership of non-conformance management activities including 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
. Effective and timely monitoring and status reporting

Behavioural requirements
. Willingness to challenge the status quo of working practices
. Good communication and influencing skills
. Ability to work autonomously
. Attitude to always do better

More information Candidates must hold or be able to achieve the required level of security clearance.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Only successful applicants will be contacted.