Quality Engineer

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Manpower Plymouth is working on behalf of one of the world's largest suppliers of aerospace and defence products that are currently looking for a Quality Engineer to join their Product Quality Team in a newly appointed role on a permanent, full time basis. Based on the outskirts of Plymouth, your new business has become a major supplier internationally to space programs, designs and manufacturers software for guidance and control and also provides solutions for commercial, business and military aircraft. They have grown exponentially over the last few years and now is an excellent time for quality engineers in the South West to join a business that shows no sign of slowing down.

About the Job:
Your job as Quality Engineer will have an integral role in the product quality team. Throughout the day you will ensure compliance to the AS9110 standard, upholding company rules and regulations and complying with all Health, Safety and Environmental Policies. You will be responsible for ensuring that the product meets the desired quality standards required to minimise quality costs and maximise customer satisfaction whilst ensuring that all procedures and processes are adhered to. Should there be quality issues, you will be well equipped to identify and raise said issues and resolve speedily to ensure zero impact to the customer. Furthermore, within the team, you will drive escape resolution and non-conformance reviews through to completion, achieving key milestones within the process. This is a pivotal role within the business as you will have the opportunity to implement standard work practices across the department and wider business in order to achieve the benefits associates with such activities. This is a business willing to adapt and willing to grow and is not afraid of change so your necessary 'best - practice' recommendations will be welcomed with open arms.

About the ideal candidate:
We would like to speak with candidate who has a consistent background within a Quality Engineering or Quality Management environment for a minimum of 5 years. You will have excellent problem solving skills, preferably to Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent and working knowledge of Business Management Systems ERP/MRP (SAP), configuration tools etc. In addition you will have some and experience of the following:
?Knowledge of some or all of common the Quality core tools including PPAP, NPI/APQP/Control Plan, FMEA, SPC, 8D, MSA.
?A basic awareness of Quality Systems such as ISO9000, AS9100, CAA & FAA (EASA), TickIT Plus. An audit qualification would be advantageous.
?Some knowledge of Software and /or basic Electronics Engineering is also desirable.

You will be a confident and self-motivated candidate who works well within a team and have the ability to communicate and work at all levels within the business.

Additional Information:
Salary - Up to £35,000 depending on skills and experience
Additional benefits will be discussed once shortlisted

In order to be considered for this excellent opportunity please click the apply button below and submit your CV today.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks of application by telephone for a short over the phone interview prior to being submitted to the client.
If you would like to know more about the role, call the Manpower Plymouth branch a call and ask to speak to Laura Milne.