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Quality Engineer

Requisition ID:  100552
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Basingstoke (1205)

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.


With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.


We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence


Role Summary

We are recruiting an exciting Supplier Quality Engineer for our Fareham facility. This business critical role will look to develop & enhance our relationship with our suppliers & procurement teams. It's essential that you are an effective communicator, who can develop suppliers through recommendations & clarity of thought in this role. 


You will actively be responsible for developing processes & systems alongside our suppliers. This autonomous role will look to ensure a high reliability and proper performance per product requirements through analysing reports and defective products to determine trends and recommend corrective actions. Furthermore, you will be able to fully utlise your Quality tool kit to guide & aid our suppliers on issues when & as they arise.       

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide SQA support to the low Cost manufacturing sites
  • Review First Article Inspection Reports to AS 9102 and DVI standards.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure the suppliers provide the objective evidence that demonstrates compliance to AS 9100.
  • To provide Key business metrics that demonstrates compliance to AS 9100 and customer requirements.
  • Ability to analyse nonconforming data and make recommendations for supplier/process improvements.
  • Ability to work with the suppliers to manage the Source Transfer programme
  • Develop the Key suppliers for Low Cost Manufacture
  • Develop the Supplier audit plan in line with the Working Assessment of Supplier Performance (WASP Audits)
  • To ensure prompt corrective and preventative action against nonconforming product and external audit actions.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Proven ability in developing suppliers through collaboration
  • Good understanding of DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, Control Plans, Root Cause analysis.
  • Ability to analyse nonconforming data and make recommendations for supplier/process improvements
  • Understanding of Calibration systems.
  • SAP or similar MRP system experience would be advantageous
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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