South West England, England
3 months ago
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Aerospace - Quality Engineer
Location - South West
Contract - 6 months
Competitive hourly rate
My client has an interim vacancy within their Quality Department and are currently recruiting for the role of a contract Quality Engineer. I am looking for experienced contract quality engineering professionals with several years of interim QE knowledge to bring to the table and improve the quality function of my client.
Participate in the Manufacturing Manager and/or Team Leader walk the floor routine and develop a stand-alone walk the floor routine specific to the QE role.
Participate in the Daily Meeting and relevant Standard Diary meetings, taking ownership of problems assigned to the Quality function for resolution.
Understand the process constraints and operating rules of the value stream covered in the QE role, and participate in problem-solving exercises to improve flow where relevant.
Where appropriate, create, submit and control customer concessions as a containment action and participate in the problem-solving process to eliminate repeat concessions.
New Product Introduction (NPI)
Create and control relevant Quality documentation such as (but not limited to) Control Plans, Inspection Plans etc.
Develop robust, cost effective and practical inspection methodologies using appropriate measuring equipment suitable for products throughout the life cycle.
Complete measurement systems analysis (MSA) in line with current standards.
Take accountability for the relevant milestones in the NPI process, fulfilling all QE tasks defined in that process (e.g. completing First Article Inspection Reports and other Customer specific requirements)
Ensure delivery of the NPDI milestones under the scope of the role are delivered on time, within budget, and comply with customer specification.
Develop continuous improvement activities by supporting LEAN events and generating individual ideas to improve Quality, Cost and Delivery performance.
Apply problem-solving methodologies to define and solve problems at root cause as a method of improving operational performance process capability and quality problems.
Participate in problem-solving peer reviews, training and awareness activities to help the organisation develop a strong problem-solving culture.
Implement and/or project manage problem solutions through (but not limited to) working with external suppliers, working with customers, proving out improved technologies, completing Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) activities, etc.
Participate in internal and external audits, taking account of outcomes from audit processes and working to implement solutions where gaps are identified.
At least 5 years of experience in an Aerospace Manufacturing environment.
At least 5 years experience of working in a Quality role within the Aerospace industry.
Experience of applying structured problem-solving techniques.
An understanding of LEAN manufacturing philosophy.
An understanding of A9100, AS9102 and related Quality Systems.
Experience of preparing First Article Inspection Reports (FAIRs).
An understanding of APQP, PPAP and FMEA.
Experience in the use of Quality related software such as Visual FAIR/PPAP.
A self-motivated individual who can work independently and as part of a multi-functional team.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Analytical and data driven.
Results driven with a focused but flexible approach.
Interviews taking place week commencing 3rd June. Apply early to be considered.