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Quality Engineer - Radio Communications Equipment Manufacturing

Job description

The Role: Quality Engineer

The Company: A globally renowned radio communications manufacturing company

The location: Cambridge

The salary: £40-50,000 + Company Benefits

This sounds interesting, can you tell me more about the opportunity?

Joining the business at an exciting time as they have recently won a number of high-profile contracts to supply partners on a global scale with high-tech radio comms equipment. The engineering team are now looking for a Quality Engineer to come on board and help with the continuous improvement of processes from initial concept through to product prototype stages.

Due to the nature of the work this role will require Security Clearance.

Furthermore, you will work on quality through to post production and customer support.

The team is looking for someone with an extensive background in quality systems and tools specifically from a manufacturing environment.

As a quality engineer you will help to identify and implement opportunities to improve all aspects of the clients business systems and products using best practice Quality tools and techniques.

You will be expected to lead improvement activities and should be comfortable making decisions and taking responsibility for implementing change.

Okay I’ve done that before, what does a Quality Engineer do on a typical day?

Supported by your team and engineering manager you can expect to be involved in the following:  

  • Product/Project reviews.
  • Analysing existing product performance data and feed improvement opportunities into new projects for scoping.
  • Improving product development efficiency through the reduction of rework/cost.
  • Root cause analysis with corrective and preventative action points.
  • Communicating all quality processes to those internally and externally of interest.

Most of the work will be done in house at the site in Cambridge, however 5-10% of the role will require travel, including overseas travel to clients. All travel expenses will be covered by the business.

Looking good so far, what skills do I need to get the job?

  • A degree in Engineering or relevant qualification
  • Extensive eperience in a quality engineering role, in a product manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience in Electro-mechanical manufacturing environment
  • Experience in an AGILE software development environment
  • Knowledge and practical use of six sigma methodology and tools to improve product developments and manufacturing processes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving techniques (5-why, 8D, kaizen, etc.)
  • Proven experience of defining and ensuring CTQs are established and achieved during product development activities

This sounds perfect, how do I apply?

Number 1: Click the little apply button (don’t worry, we’ll discuss before your CV or application goes anywhere).

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