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Project Quality Assurance Engineer

Company : Safran Electrical & Power Job field : Quality Location : Pitstone Bucks , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time

Job Description

The Project Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for ensuring project integrity and feedback to the customer of any required quality topics identified through internal or external audit / monitoring.
They will manage their own assigned projects in addition to assisting other members of the New Product Introduction (NPI) quality team in the achievement of project quality, customer satisfaction and quality improvement targets.
They will also provide quality assurance support in operations. This will be focused on facilitation of customer & internal investigations, quality issues affecting operational performance, and specific customer meetings/audits.

• Project Quality Assurance Engineer will interface directly with the customer and ultimately act as a pool of resource for the NPI programme team.
• Project Quality Assurance Engineer will liaise with assigned operations areas, to offer support on quality assurance matters.
• Project Quality Assurance Engineer will act as the subject matter expert for quality tools and techniques applied in operations.
• Project Quality Assurance Engineer is the point of escalation for quality matters with the customer and within the project team.
• No direct budget responsibility – but will identify training needs, system weaknesses and opportunities to improve methods of functional and business working through audits and make recommendations for the appropriate expenditure to deliver these actions.
• Ensures the quality plan is created and implemented in line with SAFRAN referential.
• Represents quality at project gate reviews.
• Participates in project risk reviews and ensures that acceptable levels of risk have been agreed and communicated internally with action plan.
• Participates in change control board reviews where required.
• Responsible for compiling or approving internal FAIRs/DVI-PPAPs.
• Takes timely and relevant containment actions and ensure traceability investigations are carried out as required.
• Leads on customer interaction for quality escapes and request for customer approvals in conjunction with operations & programmes.
• Ensures compliance with all customer, EASA, ISO9001 and AS9100 requirements and audits and actively lead the closure of any corrective actions or required improvements.
• Leads the process, system or product audits as required and ensures deployment through themselves and the team.
• Ensures all necessary information and facts are gathered relating to quality issues within the business ensuring they are appropriately documented and communicated to relevant stakeholders.
• Ensures robust corrective actions (excluding supplier actions) are assigned and delivered across all parts of the business.
• Represents Quality at the relevant QRQC meetings.
• Key contributor to the Monthly Programme Reviews, Monthly Quality Reviews, etc.

Job Requirements

• Proven customer management experience, effective customer communications, and ability to appropriately address customer issues and influence and align with wider business requirements.
• Experience with working in a new production environment.
• Solid understanding of contractual and regulatory requirements including ISO9001 and AS9100.
• Proven technical experience of Engineering, manufacturing and quality processes.
• Lead auditor trained preferred.
• Ability to lead quality investigation and compile appropriate reports and coach others.
• Strong analytical and diagnostic skills with the ability to solve problems using tools such as Process FMEA / 8D / SPC.
• Good attention to detail and able to be objective and to draw out information from relevant parties.
• Drives to completion, self-motivated and able to prioritise own workload.
• In-depth understanding and demonstrated application of EASA part 21J.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the organisation.
• IT literate – MS Office software.

Specificity of the job

as required

Locate your future workplace

Pitstone Business Park Westfield Rd, LU7 9GT

Pitstone Bucks

England United Kingdom

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