Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer

Recruiter
Bladon Jets
Location
West Midlands
Posted
09 Jan 2018
Closes
14 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced SQA Engineer, looking for a challenging and rewarding new role, within an exciting dynamic Company? Bladon Jets are currently recruiting for an SQA Engineer to join our dedicated team in Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative engineering Company, and use your skills and extensive knowledge within a supportive, engaging environment. To work as part of the Operations team, we require an experienced SQA Engineer to take a key role in selecting and developing our supply chain and internal processes at this pivotal time for the business. The right candidate will continue to provide hands on support across the business to ensure best practise at all times and robust systems both internally and externally. Key Responsibilities; Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements Lead the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, Safety and Environmental risks Carry out supplier validation audits and advanced product quality planning (APQP) Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and value enhancement opportunities Manage and coordinate supplier performance, problem solving, cost recovery and warranty activities Perform on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of supplier quality issues Collate and evaluate supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities across the supply chain Support inspection and test status requirements defined by regulations, engineering product specifications or Control Plans and PPAP approval Report on KPIs to drive Continuous Improvement activities Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of new products or changes related to current products to meet business and customer requirements Promote the use of continuous improvement techniques throughout the business including Lean, 6-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, SPC and PFMEA Lead quality audits and coordinate audit plans Hands on support of internal builds Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of utilised products and materials and report out on potential impact Deliver training on quality awareness to colleagues and at suppliers as required Quality Assurance Engineer SQA Quality Assurance QA Engineer APQP Engineering Turbines Qualifications & Experience: Experience within SQA is essential Experience of working within a manufacturing environment is essential- ideally Automotive / Aerospace Lean manufacturing and / or 6-Sigma experience Relevant Engineering qualifications preferred About Our Company: Bladon Jets is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.