Quality Assurance Engineer - Trident Re-Entry System (RES)

Recruiter
Galaxy Recruitment Limited
Location
Helensburgh
Salary
c£35,000 negotiable plus excellent benefits
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a Global defence giant and the single contractor providing specialist In-Service Support to the Royal Navy's Trident Strategic Weapon. Due to increased workload they are urgently seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer (Re-Entry Engineering Compliance Officer) to work in an environment with strict processes and procedures. The core of the role will be to ensure all SWS Engineering and Quality functions related to the Trident Re-Entry System (RES) flight hardware and support equipment at RNAD(C) are controlled and performed in accordance with US and UK SWS Project requirements and to the appropriate safety and quality standards. Based within the team at RNAD Coulport occasional UK and US travel may be required.

Role Synopsis

Ensuring that all SWS Engineering and Quality functions related to the Trident Re-Entry System (RES) flight hardware and support equipment at RNAD(C) are controlled and performed in accordance with US and UK SWS Project requirements and to the appropriate safety and quality standards.

To Provide Engineering Support to ensure emergent Flight Hardware/Surface Support Equipment defects and documentation anomalies are dispositioned in accordance with approved procedures, initiate and direct diagnostic fault finding investigations to support a RES production programme.

Originate new maintenance procedures for facility unique equipment, review and initiate changes to project preventive maintenance procedures and source documentation.

Review defect report responses, equipment modification proposals and documentation change proposals and provide advice to stakeholders regarding the suitability of such responses and proposals.

Required skills, qualifications and experience

- Previous experience in a similar role, if not in nuclear or ordinance then in a heavily regulated industry
- Effective supervision of staff in a specialist safety critical environment.
- Proficient experience of Microsoft's 'Office' software suite and become a competent user of multi-government classified IT networks, hardware and peripherals.
- Experience in a customer-facing environment.
- Have the ability to adapt to meet changing priorities and deadlines.
- ONC/HNC in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering discipline

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

- Knowledge of Trident RES processing Facilities and operations.
- Understanding and recognition of Trident Re-entry System mandated safety and quality requirements.
- Familiarity with US/UK Configuration and documentation requirements

Due to MoD requirements, YOU MUST BE EITHER A UK OR US SOLE NATIONAL. Successful candidates will be required to undergo a security clearance check and must have a valid SC clearance before start but will be required to undergo DV vetting.