Quality Assurance Engineer

Beacon Recruitment Services
£20/hr - £32/hr
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Assurance Engineer

Position Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Quality Engineer who will be involved in a variety of key activities including supplier development other Project work within the manufacturing environment and Quality Management System development. Working within a small team the role will require extensive liaison with all other functions within the Company as well as external organisations.
(Contract 3-6 months+)

Major responsibilities:

• To provide a QA service during the manufacturing phase of systems projects. (Including manufacturing test and inspection planning, process capability assessments, and liaison with suppliers where appropriate).
• To take an active role in the development of core suppliers. This includes vendor assessment, reviewing corrective actions and helping to develop suppliers’ quality programmes.
• To perform internal and external quality system audits.
• Analysis of performance data and preparation of reports.
• To undertake investigation of product / process failure.
• Maintain and develop the company Quality Management System.

Education / Experience:

Education requirements NVQ level 3 or greater Apprentice Served in an Electronic and or Mechanical / Electronic engineering discipline. HND or equivalent qualification is desirable but not essential.
Related experience: QA experience within a capital equipment manufacturer (ideally computerised). Recent experience working within the Medical Device or other regulated industry would be an advantage.

Information Technology: Good computer skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft office, MRP and ERP systems, Knowledge of Mechanical inspection software e.g. Delcam and SAP would be useful.
Business Procedures:
Technical expertise: Good knowledge of ISO9001
Knowledge of ISO13485 / FDA CFR820.-prefereble
Good understanding of process approach to QMS implementation.
Qualified Lead Auditor -preferable

Skills: This job requires the holder to be accomplished in managing a number of tasks simultaneously. They will need to be proactive with a ‘solution’ orientated approach. Work is mostly within cross functional teams where an ability to be persuasive yet tactful is required. Good communication skills and a flexible approach to working are essential.

3 - 6 months contract +
£20 - 26/hr PAYE
£24 - £32 Umbrella/Ltd
Near Crawley