Quality Engineer

Location : Wantage, Oxfordshire, England
Job Ref : JS262
Consultant : James Smith
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £32k per year + Benefits


JS262 Quality Engineer

Location: South Oxfordshire

Salary: £32,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Quality Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

The role is to monitor, test and report on the quality of products and components. You will be expected to inspect raw materials, components, mechanical parts, assemblies, systems or final products.

The ideal candidate will preferably have root knowledge in high value, low volume manufacturing, with a good knowledge of electronics and electro-mechanical systems.

Applications from ex-military personnel are actively encouraged however, all candidates will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Focus on supplier quality, conducting goods in part inspections as required.
  • Auditing systems based on ISO 9001:2015 requirements.
  • Determining quality metrics for all manufacturing procedures. 
  • Monitoring the entire production cycle and reporting on malfunctions.
  • Provide details for supplier returns.
  • Build and test inspections, including final shipment checks.
  • Initiate and/or support quality initiatives.
  • Test concession management.
  • Support driving First Time Pass Yield (FTPY) to hit company targets.
  • Build revision management.
  • Coordinate Engineering Changes and Manufacturing Deviations into production.
  • Drive changes into quality processes including production route cards, inspection points and documentation.
  • Adhere to company and department processes.
  • Contribute to continual improvement initiatives within the team.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • You must have appropriate technical qualifications relating to this role.
  • A solid background in quality assurance.
  • Experience of lean manufacturing techniques.  
  • You will need to be an energetic individual who is used to consistently delivering quality work under pressure. 

Location: South Oxfordshire

Salary: £32,000

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