Product Assurance Engineer

Recruiter
MBDA UK
Location
Stevenage
Posted
16 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Opportunity We are looking for an experienced Engineer to manage all aspects of Quality Planning and Product Assurance for 2 major weapons during the In-Service phase of the life cycle. This is a unique opportunity to network with, and gain visibility of, a large variety of MBDA’s functions/activities across all sites along with frequent interaction with the Customer community. This involves working within a Customer facing environment, with a dynamic and experienced Project Team. The Role Be the primary Quality Authority for 2 availability-focussed in-service programmes, assuring activities comply with MBDA process requirements and contractual standards Identify critical issues and risks to availability along with mitigation solutions with the aim of reducing risk and increasing customer satisfaction Interaction with major suppliers Deploy a project surveillance programme Reporting within the project team and to the Customer on a regular basis. What’s in it for you? Working as the primary Quality interface, you will be the “go to” person for any Quality Issues or related topics for both the Customer and internal teams Be the independent voice of the Customer within the project. Gain extensive customer-facing experience Deploy Quality tools and techniques Opportunity to identify improvements to future MBDA products from analysis of end user issues. What’s great about the team? You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team responsible for ensuring that weapons are available to the end-user for operational deployment The team are experienced and keen to share their knowledge. What are we looking for? Project experience within a concept to disposal environment Ability to operate within a multi-national environment Broad understanding of the key technologies related to engineering systems Good business understanding and ability to advise on project decisions HND level qualification with experience within Engineering or Quality Assurance Ability to work autonomously Experience of working within a project environment and ability to operate effectively as part of project team. What would you get? Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities. Please Note: MBDA UK require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval). Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to join our LinkedIn Group to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news. LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)

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