Quality Engineer

  • Job Reference: R14504
  • Date Posted: 6 May 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
  • Website: https://www.awe.co.uk/
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £46,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Role - Quality Engineer

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £Negotiable (dependent on experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

You will provide local Quality expertise to support numerous internal or external stakeholders of within their specific area. Work as part of a cross functional team to deliver improvement through collaboration on projects and programmes.

Successful Candidates will be responsible for:

  • Support delivery of technical assessments using appropriate methodologies and contributing to capability development.
  • Attend design/technical/task reviews, defect reviews and stakeholder meetings as required to ensure Quality is represented.
  • Control of inspection/calibration/reporting and processes, to ensure Quality delivery is maintained. Engagement with relevant stakeholders across AWE, the UK and our international partners.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • ONC/HNC or equivalent in a relative discipline and/or extensive practical experience.
  • Good working knowledge of Quality Management Systems and related standards (e.g. Health & Safety, Environment, Security).
  • Good interpersonal/negotiation/communication skills.
  • Good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good understanding of configuration and change management techniques
  • Understanding of improvement techniques, such as Lean, Six Sigma, RLI, etc.
  • Influencing and engaging with management.
  • Ability to develop, implement and maintain management systems, processes, procedures and other supporting documentation.
  • Completion of vendor selection monitoring and management processes.
  • Auditing from definition/scheduling through to implementation, reporting and close.