Principal Product Assurance Engineer - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6410 Date Posted: Tuesday 06 Feb 2024
Principal Product Assurance Engineer
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary:                      Up to £45,000
Package includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking (and gym on-site at Stevenage)
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Product Assurance Engineer. The company is an award-winning business that invests heavily in its staff, offering training, personal development, and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years.
The Principal Product Assurance Engineer role
You will play a pivotal role within an established team with the aim of ensuring all core Product Assurance activities are met, as well as the potential to work with domestic and international colleagues on projects involving transfer of technology.
This is an outstanding opportunity to network with and see a large variety of functions and activities across all sites. The role will involve working on a multi-national project, as well as with an established Quality network preventing/minimising product non-conformance, supporting smooth equipment delivery, assuring reliable products in Production and continually growing the happiness of our customers.
  • Review, give and maintain Project Quality planning documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with BMS procedures is maintained.
  • Act as Key Point of contact for Design (Project Chief Engineer & CDE) for any Hardware concerns at Bolton.
  • Act as an External Customer for Product/ Hardware Quality issues/ concerns
  • Customer interface for on and off-site Product Acceptance activities
  • Represent Project at the Op’s NCRP Level 1 & 2
  • Act as the Key point of contact for the Project PAM
  • Represent Project PA at the monthly Operations Management Certification Stamp Issuing Authority Meetings
  • Report on any escapes to our External Customers that could be Human Error issues
  • Ensure product life cycle reviews are planned, and carried out and actions handled appropriately.
  • Lead product non-conformance and facilitate implementation of the non-conformance process.
  • Support design and manufacturing defect investigations.
  • Provide non-conformance data analysis and summary reports into major equipment and senior management reviews.
  • Proactively identify, communicate and mitigate Quality risks and issues to reduce risk and increase customer happiness.
  • Participate in process improvement and facilitate local flash audits, providing compliance and process improvement ideas.
  • Plan and facilitate quality-focused micro training to increase quality process awareness, efficiencies and proficiencies within the Project teams.
  • Provide support to the transfer of technology process.
Principal Product Assurance Engineer experience required:
  • HNC/HND in Engineering or Quality Assurance is desirable, or equivalent work experience
  • Ideally a practitioner of current QA problem-solving and improvement methods (8D, RCA, DMAIC, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to run reports in Excel, use SAP QM system, and document management tools
  • Continuous improvement awareness and initiative to deliver improvements
This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.
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