Senior Quality Engineer

Job Ref: 56559
Sector: Government and Defence
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 24 April 2018
  • Northamptonshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Faye Jackson
  • 01329 227000

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SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER· Responsible for strategic and tactical performance of the assigned Quality area and the efficient / controlled transition of quality assured / regulatory compliant product throughout the plant and into finished goods.· Support site AS9100 & EHS compliance, maintenance and growth.· Ensure ALL applicable QMS policies are accurate and maintained to the highest standards.· Maintain compliance with leading PCBA / product build and test processes (incl. IPC-A-610 Class 3 and J-STD-001 and all relevant site Certifications).· Lead analysis of manufacturing & test defects / process / procedure failures for assigned area(s) to determine root cause and develop corrective actions.· Lead analysis of key quality metrics (for assigned area) to deliver sustained CI activity. (I.e. RTY, FPY, Return Rate, Cost of Quality, Scorecards, and RMA Cycle time).· Support DFMEA/PFMEA reviews with respect to new & existing product manufacture / test deployment solutions to ensure NPIs are released to time and budget and all products can be manufactured in a reliable; quality assured; scalable; and repeatable manner (removing process variability).· Ensure all products are verified and can be released with an appropriate CofC (as a QA document signatory).· Ensure SAP build / inspection records and activities are accurate and kept up to date.· A key stakeholder in the NPI staged gate reviews and development / assurance of product build and routings.· Support manufacture readiness reviews and ECR impact analysis to support implementation of scalable production solutions, as required, to support the business operations plan.· Act as a cross functional business advocate to address internal; manufacture; process; product; and Customer Quality issues - utilise problem solving techniques to drive root cause and deliver robust corrective action.· Conduct internal audits; lead applicable RCCA; I-CAR, S-CAR & C-CAR investigations.· Act as the primary Customer interface with regards Quality for assigned Customers/issues.· Lead in-process CI activity across the full product development and manufacture/test life-cycle.· A change agent, combined with the ability to work cross functionally and at all levels to meet the demands of the Business and Customer.· Ensure all Quality activities are aligned with the internal & external needs of the business to maximise performance against; Safety; On-time/On-Cost/On-Quality (OTOCOQ); Security; Inventory; and Net-Working Capital objectives· Establish and deliver cost savings, lead-time reduction, and VA through effective engineering Quality strategies.· Ensure all product leaving site meets the highest standards with regards quality, compliance and safety.· Enforce a robust system for Stop Build/Stop Ship in relation to non-conformance (or as directed by the wider business in relation to Customer or product concerns).· Ensure Management is kept informed of all critical issues and constraints. Knowledge, Skills & Experience:· Degree in Quality / Business Management (and/or suitable technical equivalent).· Strong capability in the use of Microsoft Office applications.· High level of competency in use of MRP and ERP systems (including use of SAP).· Expert knowledge (auditor) in IPC-A-610 Class 3, J-STD-001; AS9100 (with a good understanding of ISO14001 & ISO18001).· Project Management experience in a technical discipline.· Significant experienced in implementing, developing and working with ISO9001 and AS9100 quality management systems.· Source Inspections; FAIRs; FRACAS, MRB, and Product Readiness Reviews as they relate to product quality. · Expert understanding of modern electronic circuit card assembly techniques and embedded product testing requirements (with high-level experience in modern manufacture processes & technologies).· A high calibre change agent, expert in modern Quality principles, technology and techniques, whilst proactively minimising risks, maximises change benefits and realising savings at every stage of the process, - with a good understanding on financial reporting.· Ability to function at the very highest level, working to tight deadlines within a fast paced, highly changeable environment.· Proven track record in a related Quality Management role (an influencer and motivator of others).· Demonstrable success in introducing Manufacture Excellence solutions using Lean Six Sigma techniques.· Excellent internal & external communication, presentation and negotiation skills across all levels (written & oral).· Ability to collect, interpret, and/or analyse complex data and information (Highly skilled at resolving problems).· Ability to work on own initiative and as part of an integrated team.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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