Quality Engineer Scotstoun

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  • Location

    Renfrewshire, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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An opportunity has arisen for a Quality Engineer with our prestigious client BAE, they are looking for candidates with Quality Control and Quality Assurance experience.

Job Description

Assist in defined product verifications are completed to a high professional standard in line with service level agreements across the supplier base, central warehouse and in yard goods receipt.

Assist Senior SAFE in all product certification requirements are understood communicated and adhered to, including appropriate record keeping in line with contractual and record retention requirements.

Build strong relationships and drive collaborative working with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure Supplier product verification delivers the required benefit and confidence in product conformance.

Assist in the creation of Corrective Action sheets (CAS) when defects are found against contract requirements, during product verifications.

Liaise with key stakeholders on Type 26 material & certification issues found at good inwards or Supplier premises.

Support the team's development through cross training and shadowing to achieve a flexible and multi skilled team.

Support the prerequisite inspection plans, checklists and templates are understood, defined and used consistently in line with the product and contract requirements.

Measure, collate and analyse inspection data to inform the Supplier Quality Assurance Team Lead, trends and required improvements, supporting the required weekly and monthly project reports and status updates.

Functional knowledge

Evidence of experience in Ship build environments through inspections of build, outfit and integration.

Knowledge of equipment and material inspection processes, requirements and standards.

Evidence in supporting quality investigations in line with company process to determine root cause and permanent corrective actions.

Knowledge in the use of Quality tools and techniques.

Manufacturing and cross trade process knowledge.

Knowledge of relevant Defence (DEF STANS) and ISO standards (9001:2015).

Experience in using measuring equipment, such like, micrometers & Vernier's.

Constantly pursue the policy of get it right first time, taking actions to ensure Quality standards of own and others work are met.

Demonstrate value to the business on the benefits of Quality through embedding improvements and supporting the Supplier Quality Assurance team.

Ability to evaluate situations and conflicting priorities and determine clear strategies to address and overcome.

Willingness to seek support and advice from across the business and through external sources.

Responsibility to Support a strategy and framework to assure production performance in achieving quality balanced with schedule and cost requirements.

Requirement to demonstrate benefits to the programme and business through the reduction of Production performance risk.

Critical impact on the delivery of T26 and associated programmes through the successful delivery of conforming equipment to support the relative build programmes.

Ability to interact and negotiate with all supplier inspection stakeholders in the company to achieve successful outcomes.

Engage with senior representatives of external companies in a professional and constructive manner.

Trusted to represent the company during supplier inspections and support Team Lead in discussions following completion of surveillance assessments and inspections.

Recognising the restricted nature of the work there is a requirement for the candidate to be eligible to obtain Security Clearance for this role.