Quality Engineer - Fabrications

16 Aug 2018
13 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our people are our greatest resource. HSM Aero are looking for people who share our values and passion for our work. People who share our philosophy of fairness, honesty and respect for each other, regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or beliefs. People who are willing to celebrate diversity.

We invest in our employees, and strive to provide working environments, both here in Hertfordshire and around the world, that are safe, comfortable and appealing to work in. We treat staff as individuals and not only provide ongoing opportunities and incentives to learn, develop and grow skillsets, but we also aim to target personal needs.

We encourage our staff to share their knowledge and create a culture of continuous improvement. We work as a team to turn out work that we are proud of, employing people who are fully engaged and passionate about their work and who are willing to give their personal best.

Purpose of Role:

The Quality Engineer shall develop and implement quality activities throughout the organisation. Their ability to conduct a variety of Quality Engineering services within HSM Aero to obtain an agreement with client and business for production readiness shall be exceptional.

They will audit the organisation to the standards the company is expected to meet by customers and approval bodies.

The Quality Engineer will drive process non-conformance reduction through process improvement activities. Quality engineering is responsible for validating that the customer's quality requirements have been implemented effectively and consistently throughout the organisation.

Main purpose of job

* Contribute to ensuring the company's quality, cost & delivery targets are met

* Create/Implement problem resolution and development plans to address longstanding production issues

* Support customer / 3rd party audits, e.g. AS9100, Nadcap, etc.

* Serve as Internal Auditor for Fabrications Business Unit

* Instruct, train & support staff with Quality subjects and matters.

* Ensure that procedures meet and are followed in accordance with the relevant standards & specifications.

* Raising & processing QNs/NCRs and maintaining ownership through to closure

* Support MRB as needed

* Participate in the Problem resolution procedures.

* Generating reports around business KPI's relating to performance of the Business management system.

* To co-ordinate the introduction of new projects from a Quality standpoint.

* To support continuous improvement projects.

* To ensure that "Best Practice" techniques are evaluated & used where appropriate.

* Review of specification changes and solving quality issues using established techniques such as 8D, 5 why +2 How, Fishbone diagrams, etc.

* Identifying and resolving quality and delivery issues, including part containment, risk assessment and control of non-conforming material.

* Answering technical and systems enquiries.

* Documentation changes as applicable to the Quality system and function.

* Help resolve day to day quality problems.

* Perform all reasonable requests made by management.

* Liaise / support customers and suppliers on quality matters to resolution.

* Analyse data to support improvement activities