Quality Assurance Engineer / Manufacturing

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Quality Assurance Engineer / Manufacturing

Quality Assurance (Engineer / Manufacturing)

Job Description

To provide independent assessment and assurance in a Complex Weapons manufacturing environment that Manufacturing and related processes are applied across all projects.
To provide professional support and advice on all aspects of quality within Manufacturing UK. Provide support on quality and process development and identify and implement sustainable Process improvements to existing methods and processes.

Support Manufacturing UK in the identification and reduction of project risk or issues associated with process application, process effectiveness or compliance.

" Provision of professional support and advice on all aspects of quality within Manufacturing UK; apply quality expertise to critical business issues to support business excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.
" Provision of quality assurance assistance to Manufacturing UK in support of manufacturing excellence including development and delivery of quality awareness and other process and quality-related training.
" Supporting Manufacturing UK on all programmes to achieve cost, time and quality targets.
" Assessing and controlling the Product Assurance Quality processes and the resulting outputs.
" Assuring the Company Business Management System is correctly tailored to and implemented in Company production programmes, and providing the appropriate level of support to improve the effectively of processes used by Manufacturing UK.
" Confirm through a programme of Independent assessments and audits that processes and quality requirements are being successfully implemented, applied and improved. Provide reports to Management that identifies the outcome of audits and issues. Monitor the progression of any improvements from audit activities and the timely closure of identified issues.
" Delivery of First Article Inspection reports in support of Industrial Validation Activities.
" Maintaining strong links with Quality Assurance colleagues across Clients (UK and Overseas) to enable dissemination and achievement of Quality Objectives within Manufacturing UK.
" Support the development and implementation of the Process Effectiveness Review Programmes.

Role requirements (skills, training and qualifications)

" Formal technical Engineering / Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21.
" Qualified to minimum HNC/HND in relevant subject.
" Quality professional, experienced in process-based integrated management systems & business improvement in an engineering / manufacturing environment.
" Quality Audit experience required.
" First Article Inspection experience desirable.
" Extensive knowledge and experience of EN/AS9100.
" Excellent interpersonal skills.
" Planning and organising skills to ensure multiple tasks are prioritised and monitored to deliver set objectives.
" Capability to identify sustainable business improvements & ensure effective implementation.
" Recognise and understand internal and external customer requirements and respond to them.
" Ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels of the organisation.
" Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
" Highly self-motivated and demonstrate a determination and persistence to deliver results despite obstacles and setbacks.
" Recognise and understand regulatory and certification requirements, and respond to them.
" ESD training.
" Some travel (UK) may be required.

Additional Job Details:

Recognise and understand internal and external customer requirements and respond to them.
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).

What's in it for you?

Location: Bolton
Rate: Negotiable
Duration: 6 Months

Candidates will need to be applicable for SC Clearance - Please ensure you are eligible to live and work within the UK when applying for this role.

Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Kaitee Parsons on 02392228209 or email your latest CV

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers.
ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK
and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Kaitee Parsons


I cover a wide range of vacancies across the defence sector working on contract and permanent opportunities. I use my expertise to source quality candidates and maintain client relationships.   My background is aerospace, working for one of the UK's largest commercial airlines. I am now using my…