Production Quality Engineer

Production Quality Engineer
Job Title: Production Quality Engineer
Location: Horsham
Salary: Negotiable

The Opportunity:

An exciting opportunity to join an established, expanding electro-optics specialist with a Global footprint as a Production Quality Engineer. Our client is a Leading Design & Manufacturing business, with several sites across the UK. Their product range delivers capability to the Naval, Land and Security sectors with cutting-edge technology and services, ensuring innovation is at the heart of everything they do.

Role Overview:

Identification of opportunities for improvement through root cause corrective actions to eliminate any repeat non-conformances and ensure products and services meet all requirements for performance and on-time delivery. To ensure that company production procedures are compliant with current legislation, customer, and business requirements, and that these processes are in operation, effective and continually improving.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Checking and release of products prior to dispatch in accordance with their procedure
  • Coordinating the company’s Non-conformance Reporting (NCR) system, ensuring containment, root cause analysis and corrective actions are completed in a timely manner
  • Driving the company’s 8D Problem Solving methodology and process by identifying root cause, correcting, and eliminating reoccurring problems
  • Collating and reporting defect and other quality measures
  • Thorough and timely response to customer Corrective Action Report requests
  • Supporting the Internal Quality auditing system
  • To support customer acceptance activities. Witness inspection
  • Assisting in identification and mitigation of risks within the design, development, and production processes

Essential Skills:

  • A HNC or equivalent in engineering related discipline is desirable
  • Understanding of the integration of electronics and software into complex systems, including mechanical integration
  • Previous experience in and a good understanding of fault-finding on electro-mechanical equipment based within a small batch engineered to order manufacturing process
  • The ability to read and interrogate technical drawings and other technical standards (Def STAN, ISO)
  • The competence to liaise with customers, suppliers, engineering and operations personnel
  • You must have experience of 8D problem solving methodology and report writing for internal and external customers
  • Experience in and understanding of QMS requirements of ISO 9001 or AS9100
  • Competent in use of MS Office suit

Person Specification:

  • Demonstrates our company values of Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence and Courage
  • Highly organised and methodical approach, with an eye for detail
  • The ability to work independently when required
  • A flexible, conscientious, and diligent attitude
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and written skills
  • A resilient and adaptable approach at all times

Security Clearance Requirements:

Due to the nature of their business, all staff need to be able to obtain UK Security Clearance as a mandated requirement. Therefore, if successful, you will need to provide proof of identity, employment history and right to work in the UK, along with proof of UK residency for at least five years.

What’s on offer?

  • 37.5 hour week with early finish on Friday’s
  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements
  • 26days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Group Pension Plan
  • Income Protection Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Help@Hand Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Share Incentive Plan and Save as you Ear Scheme
  • Group Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Regular Sports and social activities
  • Employee discounts scheme
  • Recruitment recommendation bonus
  • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities
  • Free on-site car park

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Talk to Hannah Wood, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Watford
1st Floor, Victoria House, 49 Clarendon Road

Telephone: 0333 010 2475

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