Production Quality Engineer

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Production Quality Engineer

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £37,860 - £56,800 - dependant on experience and suitability to the role

Closing date: 20th June 2024

AWE is recruiting for several Quality Engineers with expertise to support numerous internal or external stakeholders of within their specific area. Work as part of a cross functional team to deliver improvement through collaboration on projects and programmes.

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

You will be required to:

  • Ensure that Quality is represented at all stages of programme, project, trial, or production.
  • Provide technical guidance and customer support to ensure that deliverables and targets are met. Maintenance and enhancement of own skills, knowledge, and capabilities necessary to support both current and future work programmes.
  • Identify areas of continuous improvement to promote and enhance Quality capability.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • Non-conformance management (Teamcenter Problem Report / 8D).
  • Defect Review Panel / Corrective & Preventive Actions.
  • Product Certification.
  • Quality Control Grading (QC1).
  • Quality Control Plans.
  • Product Lifecycle Management (Configuration controls & stage gate reviews).
  • Calibration Representative.
  • Management System Audits.
  • Quality Improvement Tools & Techniques (APQP / FMEA / MSA / SPC / 8D / 3 C's / Root Cause Analysis / Cause & Effect / 5 Whys etc).
  • Inspection Techniques (Micrometer / Vernier / Shadowgraph / Height Gauge / CMM).

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge in Machine Shop manufacturing techniques (Milling / Turning / Additive Manufacturing), either from a recognised apprenticeship or working knowledge is an advantage.
  • Non-Destructive Testing skills. Demonstrably trained & certified in NDT (Dye Pen / Mag particle / Pressure & Vacuum) to Level 2 as a minimum, either from a recognised apprenticeship or working knowledge is an advantage.