Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: Up to £27 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1812-17_1550850907
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 15:55

Job Description

Sitec have a requirement for a Quality Assurance Engineer for our client based in Stevenage, this role is part of the Exomars project. This is a contract role for an initial 6 months and has a pay rate of £27p/hr Ltd.

Job Profile of Quality Assurance Engineer

1. NCR Management - Manage NCRs within the defined scope for AIT projects.
2. Collate AIT build reconciliations and open points (e.g. open work orders), at project level
3. Chair AIT gate reviews (MRR, IRR).
4. Ensure open actions from KIPs and MIPs are managed and tracked during all AIT phases.
5. Manage 2nd closures
6. Carry out audits
7. Support deployment of OES improvement projects.
8. Chair post-test reviews for functional verification activities.
9. Post delivery: Manage definition and closure of open items.
10. Co-ordinate FMEA reviews to proactively define and manage AIT risk.
11. Review key manufacturing documentation for technical and quality integrity.
12. CofC Signatory Authority for kits.
13. Continual assessment of technician training in line with skills matrix

There will be a six to eight months project phase in Turin

Essential Experience

A recognised engineering apprenticeship and/or equivalent academic qualification with at least 5 years AIT, Quality or Manufacturing Engineering experience within the Aerospace or Military industry,
At least 2 years within AIT Quality Assurance Role or product assurance role,
Good understanding of manufacturing processes,
Analytical skills and methodical approach to problem resolution and investigation,
Teamwork and leadership attributes with excellent written and oral communication and persuasion skills,
The ability to communicate at all levels and across a variety of different nationalities.

Essential Skills

Knowledge of Space Quality standards,
Facilitation skills,
Understand and embrace quality improvement initiatives,
Reporting skills,
User and promoter of quality tools and methods, particularly problem solving, risk management, statistical process control, metrics,
Organised, practical and logical in work approach,
Knowledge of Space Quality standards,
Flexibility to travel within the UK and Europe when required,
Willingness to work on shift, on-call or off-site for short periods when required.

Desirable Skills
Lean, continuous improvement qualifications, Green or Black belt would be desirable
Preferably accredited course in quality assurance or related disciplines. (e.g. IQA / IET / IMechE)

Degree/HNC or equivalent in an Engineering related discipline.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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