Quality Engineer

  • Job Reference: N6030-563S
  • Date Posted: 5 October 2017
  • Location: Marlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email: info@gregory-martin.com
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Quality Engineer


Our client is looking for an experienced Quality Engineer with a good understanding of Aerospace or Engineering Quality System and regulatory standards.


As Quality Engineer you would manage a small team of quality Technicians, drive Quality Improvement initiatives and Root Cause Corrective Action. Ensure customer and regulatory Quality requirements are understood and met. Achieve production targets and on time customer delivery and to drive Quality into the front end of the business, NPI. This role is based in Marlow and offers a very competitive salary.


As a Quality Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Depth of experience in driving quality improvement.

Understanding of Aerospace, and Engineering Quality System and regulatory standards.

Solid understanding of RCPS tools and techniques.

Excellent program and time management skills, highly organised.

Excellent understanding of quality improvement tools.

Key Measures and Milestones:

Achievement of annual KPI targets for CDPPM, FPY, Scrap / Rework.

Successful Quality System external (registrar, customers, regulatory agencies) and internal audits.


As a Quality Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Conduct Internal Audits to measure gaps and highlight improvements where appropriate.

SLA adherence for Inbound, WIP and Final Inspection of customer deliverables.

Support maintenance and improvement in QMS procedures and processes.

Support the execution of ‘Quality best practices’ – MRB: Fast Response; FPY; Process Audits.

Re-enforcement of Quality behaviours through training, support and assessment/audit.

Drive effective Root Cause and corrective action through the organisation.

Quality Planning – front end involvement in Design Reviews/FMEAs/Contract Reviews/NPI.

Customer Focal (assigned customers) – drive performance to exceed customer expectations.

Achieve and exceed Quality Performance KPIs – CDPPM, Scrap, FPY, NCR, and Rework.

Manage the Quality Control Team to drive improved inspection standards and performance.

Define Quality Control KPIs and drive improvements via statistical analysis.

Manage Release Signatory duties and resource capabilities


Quality Engineer

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Salary:  extremely competitive plus bonus and benefits