Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £25 - £27 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1808-74_1536230353
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2018 11:39

Job Description

Sitec has an exciting requirement for a Quality Assurance Engineer for our client based in Stevenage.

This is a contract role for an estimated 6 months; the max rate is up to £27 per hr LTD.

Job Profile of Quality Assurance Engineer

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

Essential Experience of Quality Assurance Engineer

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 of Quality Assurance Engineer

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.

Weekend work
This role will include extra work at weekends on an ad hoc but regular basis and candidates must be available for that

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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