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Automotive & Aerospace / Engineering

Quality Engineer Full Time

We are working on behalf of our client, currently looking for an experienced Quality Engineer to join them at their manufacturing site based in Newcastle. This is a permanent role that may suit someone with experience of working within Aerospace.

The role

• Assist Engineering teams as part of new product introduction process to navigate part approval and sign off with customer including PPAP.
• To assist the QA Manager to ensure continued accreditation of any Quality Management Certifications that are held by the company
• To assist QA Manager with liaison and co-ordination of activities with 3rd party certification and audit bodies.
• To assist QA Manager with the management, maintenance and development of the Company Business Operating System, BOS, and the procedures and documents therein.
• To conduct internal audits defined in the internal audit schedule under ISO 9001-2000 QMS and ensure adherence including carrying out internal audits on both documented procedures and manufacturing processes.
• To assist with the acquisition of new Quality Certifications for the company.
• Lead assigned improvement activities using structured problem solving techniques such as six sigma and 8D etc.
• To act as a point of contact for customer concerns, as required. Assist the QA Manager to co-ordinate the response, corrective and preventative actions necessary to resolve any concern issues.
• To assist the QA Manager to ensure that Internal and Supplier non-conformance 8D reports are completed to acceptable and agreed levels and implemented effectively.
• To assist the QA Manager to monitor customer and internal non-conformances and analyse data to put forward improvements to reduce the rate of occurrence.
• To actively promote and encourage a culture of continuous improvement.
• To assist inspection of goods/services as required
• To advise operators on good inspection practice
• To conduct training in metrology techniques (including FARO) as required
• Signing off of inspection reports as required
• Supervision of inspection activity as required


• Diploma in Quality Assurance (or similar)
• Educated to A level standard
• Minimum of five year’s experience working in a Quality role (Technician / Engineer grade or higher).
• Use of Quality tools (Pareto, SPC, 5 Why’s, Fishbone etc)
• Working to ISO9001 and/or similar standards
• Able to create procedures, work instructions, standard operating procedures
• Able to use 8D non conformance handling techniques (or similar)
• Auditing quality systems
• Dealing with customer concerns
• Working in a manufacturing/engineering environment
• Using various types of metrology equipment

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