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Quality Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Somerset, Yeovil
Up to £23.38 per hour
Closing date
2 Aug 2024

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Role: Quality Engineer

Location: Yeovil

Salary: £23.38 per hour

About the role
Our Client is a leading provider of integrated avionics, engines, systems and service solutions for aircraft manufacturers, airlines, business and general aviation, military space and airport operations. The Aerospace Yeovil site includes Integrated Supply Chain operations and Engineering & Technology, as well as other support functions. It specializes in several product lines including: Environmental Control Systems, Life Support Systems, Hydraulics Systems and Control & Data Systems.

We are looking for an experienced Quality Engineer to join our team in Yeovil. This is a hands on role where the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape and change Quality Procedures.

Reporting to the HAY Quality Manager the Quality Engineer position is responsible for the maintenance, development and compliance of the HAY Quality Management System including regulatory compliance working directly with internal / external customers and regulatory bodies supporting competitive advantage for the HAY site and its customers.

Key Responsibilities

* Promote and support Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) activities and initiative.
* Interface with regulatory bodies / customers and stake holders representing HAY at all levels ensuring positive outcomes for the organisation and its customers / stake holders.
* Promote and utilizing enablers such as Honeywell Operating Systems (HOS) including Built in Quality identifying best practices driving continuous Quality improvements throughout the organisation using Kaizan, RPS / DMAIC and other improvement tools.
* Lead the development and execution of the internal audit program including customer, regulatory audits to measure the overall effectiveness of the Quality Management System
* Manage the Supplier Audit Schedule and conduct Quality system Audits as per Site procedures
* Ensure customer satisfaction through direct customer contact ensuring improvements in communication and customer compliance.
* Support for the review of contractual Quality requirements to ensure compliance to our client, Customer, EASA, CAA, AS9100 or other regulatory requirements.
* Responsible for authorisation of Quality Assurance related documentation and process approval, as directed by the Quality Manager, both functionally and on behalf of HAY.
* Support and execute projects leading to AERO / HAY standardisation, simplifying and improving existing Quality Assurance processes ensuring compliance with Honeywell AERO & Regulatory requirements.

Your Skills and Qualifications
* Relevant degree or experience in a technical field with emphasis on Quality Assurance systems.
* Experience in compliance, proven ability to improve / re-write the Quality Management System
* Quality in a related aerospace environment will be considered.
* Lead Auditor Qualifications.
* Excellent knowledge of CAA / EASA Part 21 / Part 145 / AS9100 Regulations with emphasis on Production Organizations.
* Proven Customer experience, with solid understanding of Quality Assurance Systems.
* Ability to build trusting relationships and communicate effectively at all levels
* Ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities while working effectively in a team environment.
* Ability to communicate ideas with clear understanding of audience and gain commitments that are critical to the success of the organisation.

This position is subject to meeting the eligibility conditions of export control licenses and technical assistant agreements.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Full BPSS* Screening (*Baseline Personnel Security Standard), including proof of Legal Right to Work, Criminal Records Check, i.e. UK DBS and Drugs Screening.

Manpower UK is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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