Quality Assurance Engineer (Manufacturing)

07 Mar 2017
04 Apr 2017
Lee Reid
Contract Type
Full Time

* To provide independent assessment and assurance in a manufacturing environment that Manufacturing and related processes are applied across all projects.
* To provide professional support and advice on all aspects of quality.
* Provide support on quality and process development and identify and implement sustainable Process improvements to existing methods and processes.
* Support in the identification and reduction of project risk or issues associated with process application, process effectiveness or compliance.
* Provision of professional support and advice on all aspects of quality; apply quality expertise to critical business issues to support business excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.
* Provision of quality assurance assistance in support of manufacturing excellence including development and delivery of quality awareness and other process and quality-related training.
* Supporting on all programmes to achieve cost, time and quality targets.
* Assessing and controlling the Product Assurance Quality processes and the resulting outputs.
* Assuring the Company Business Management System is correctly tailored to and implemented in Company production programmes, and providing the appropriate level of support to improve the effectively of processes used.
* Confirm through a programme of Independent assessments and audits that processes and quality requirements are being successfully implemented, applied and improved.
* Provide reports to Management that identifies the outcome of audits and issues.
* Monitor the progression of any improvements from audit activities and the timely closure of identified issues.
* Support the development and implementation of the Process Effectiveness Review Programmes.

Required Experience:

* Formal technical Engineering / Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21.
* Qualified to minimum HNC/HND in relevant subject.
* Quality professional, experienced in process-based integrated management systems & business improvement in an engineering / manufacturing environment.
* Quality Audit experience.
* First Article Inspection experience desirable.
* Extensive knowledge and experience of EN/AS9100.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Planning and organising skills to ensure multiple tasks are prioritised and monitored to deliver set objectives.
* Capability to identify sustainable business improvements & ensure effective implementation.
* Recognise and understand internal and external customer requirements, and respond to them.
* Ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels of the organisation.
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).
* Highly self-motivated and demonstrate a determination and persistence to deliver results despite obstacles and setbacks.
* Recognise and understand regulatory and certification requirements, and respond to them.

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