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Manufacturing, Production and Quality Engineer

Location:
Kent
Sector:
Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
Negotiable
Reference:
075179

Role

Manufacturing, Production and Quality Engineer (Electronics)
Contract
Rochester


Would you like the opportunity to work in a challenging role that combines Manufacturing, Production and Quality engineering responsibilities, QPM Engineering?  We are currently recruiting for QPM Engineers to be based at our Electronic Systems site in Rochester, Kent.
This is a key role that will suit those with an interest in manufacturing within a challenging aerospace and defence manufacturing environment. More importantly, we seek individuals with the right behaviours, drive and willingness to learn and adapt as we provide personal development and training opportunities to complement the role.
This multi-disciplined role will allow you to Design, Implement, Monitor and Maintain the manufacturing systems and processes necessary to ensure product quality meets all our customer requirements.
Within the role you will work as part of a multi-functional team supporting either a product family or set of processes within the operations organisation.

Main Responsibilities
• Working within one of our Integrated Product Teams
• Ensuring program quality requirements are met through all aspects of the product lifecycle
• Taking ownership for the resolution of quality issues through the structured application of problem solving and root cause analysis techniques
• Developing and improving processes and procedures, ensuring efficient and effective manufacture of our products, including the creation of build instructions for the shop floor, utilising MES and ERP tools
• Leading continuous improvement initiatives within projects and across operations to support the sites strategic objectives such as the adoption of industry 4.0 digital manufacturing
• Supporting customer and regulatory audits to ensure compliance to contractual flow downs and sector accreditations e.g. EN9100 & EN9145
• Ensure program quality requirements are met through all aspects of the product lifecycle
• Taking ownership for the resolution of quality issues through the structured application of problem solving and root cause analysis techniques
• Developing and improving processes and procedures, ensuring efficient and effective manufacture of our products, including the creation of build instructions for the shop floor, utilising MES and ERP tools
• Leading continuous improvement initiatives within projects and across operations to support the sites strategic objectives such as the adoption of industry 4.0 digital manufacturing
• Supporting and maintaining the manufacturing equipment used in the assembly of PCBs (P & P, Auto-Soldering, Cleaning, etc.) including hands-on maintenance
• Training and supporting shop floor technicians in the PCB build processes

Essential Criteria
• Experience working within a manufacturing environment
• HNC/HND or above in a relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent qualification or experience

Desirable Criteria
• Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering degree in a relevant technical discipline
• Experience gained within an electronics environment
• Lean six sigma experience, green belt or black belt accreditation
• Experience in the application of various CI and RCA tools and techniques e.g. 5Y, 8D, PDCA, FMEA, fish bone, TPM
• Understanding of the principals of DFM
• Working knowledge of industry standards e.g. ISO9001, EN9100, EN9102, EN9103, EN9145, FAA regulations
• Experience in completion of internal and external product and process audits


At First Recruitment we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

This is a superb opportunity for anyone looking to work for a reputable organisation.

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