Principal Product Assurance Engineer - Bolton

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6423 Date Posted: Monday 12 Feb 2024
Principal Product Assurance Engineer
Location:               Bolton
Salary:                   Up to £50,000
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%
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 additional days flexi leave
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more.
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role.
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have an excellent opportunity for a Principal Product Assurance Engineer to join the non-conformance team as they provide professional quality support to the Manufacturing team in the UK.
Principal Product Assurance Engineer role:
  • Frontline provision of non-conformance management supporting the Manufacturing functions, including the administration of non-conformities and containment activities
  • Collation and analysis of non-conformance data through the business tool, Google NLP, highlighting any adverse trends and risks to the business and opportunities for improvement. This is to include the implementation and verification of permanent corrective actions.
  • The collation of business KPIs for communication at all levels
  • Data analysis to include CQN (Rework/Scrap), returns and yields.
  • Facilitating Practical Problem-Solving activities, resolving Root Causes and the effective process of robust Corrective Actions using the relevant Quality Tools
  • Supporting the successful transfer of new products into manufacturing, analysing historical data and using lessons learnt
  • Facilitation of non-conformance meetings at all levels from Shop Floor to Manufacturing Heads, providing information concerning products and escalation of issues
  • Handling Customer concerns and escapes, taking care of Inter Company facilities across Europe including France, Italy and Germany and external customers.
  • Leading inscapes between business units within Manufacturing
  • Collaborate with the programme quality representative and the wider Quality teams, sharing data packs and progression of non-conformities and improvements.
Principal Product Assurance Engineer skills and qualifications required:
  • Ideally qualified to minimum HNC/HND in relevant subject or with relevant work experience
  • Quality professional experienced in process-based integrated management systems & business improvement in an engineering/manufacturing environment.
  • Good working practice in Microsoft Office packages including PowerPoint, Word and Excel, and practical use of SAP would be desirable.
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical skills with the ability to use data to identify trends and drive improvements.
  • Some electrical test experience would be an advantage.
  • Strong Practical problem-solving skills being able to lead and facilitate activities leading to improvements.
  • Good planning and organising skills to ensure multiple tasks are prioritised and supervised to deliver set objectives.
  • Highly self-motivated and demonstrates a determination and persistence to deliver results despite obstacles and setbacks.
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