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Manufacturing, Production and Quality Engineer (Electronics)

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.

Your main responsibilities as a QPM Engineer within a Product focussed team will involve:

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

Your main responsibilities as a QPM Engineer within a Process focussed team will involve:

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

Your skills and qualifications as a QPM Engineer:

Essential:

Experience working within a manufacturing environment

HNC/HND or above in a relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent qualification or experience

Desirable:

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

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Be enthusiastic and proactive

Highly organised with strong prioritisation skills

Adaptable and flexible in your approach to work

Have excellent problem-solving skills

Location: Rochester

Salary: Competitive +Benefits including flexible working (Days 37hrs Mon to Fri and Twilight (2pm to 10pm Mon to Thurs) Twilight shift premium 25%)

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Job type
Permanent
Job Sector
Engineering
Job Position
Manufacturing
Salary
£32,000.00 - £32,000.00 / year
City/Town
Rochester
Address
Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom Show on map
Post date
Closing date

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