Quality Engineer - Contract

Requisition ID:  32880
Business Unit:  Atlantic House (Meggitt PLC)
Location: 

COV, United Kingdom, CV6 4AA

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job title:
Quality Engineer (Contract)

 

Location
Coventry, West Midlands


Reports directly to:
Project Manager


Strategic business unit:
Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 11,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East. 


Meggitt’s civil aerospace presence covers large commercial transports, regional aircraft, business jets, helicopters and general aviation. Its defence markets cover all military aircraft types, land systems, naval platforms and aerial, land-based and marine threat simulation training and weapons systems development. The firearms element of this capability extends into law enforcement and security organisations. 


The group’s growing presence in energy is driven by our core fluid controls, heat management and sensing and monitoring capabilities, many of which are deployed to help reduce the maintenance costs, fuel consumption and carbon emissions of industrial gas and steam turbines.


Purpose:
The successful applicant will be responsible to assist in maintaining the quality system, continuous improvement of processes, and to support development and transition activities in from a quality perspective. 

Responsibilities
•    Lead / participating in product and process improvement activities
•    Monitor and report process stability and capability by analyzing data
•    Review and update, create Control plans, PFMEA and process work flow instructions 
•    Work with other functions within the business to ensure project needs are aligned to internal Transition Process and all relevant paperwork is completed.
•    Investigating quality issues and defects, and providing written cause and corrective action responses.
•    Lead FAiR activities for new and transition parts.
•    Review and create Quality Documentation.
•    Use quality problem solving tools like 8D, Ishikawa and 5 Whys.
•    Support Quality Audits - both internal &external and in order to ensure compliance to internal, customer and any regulatory standards.
•    Train & develop operatives and inspectors  in quality and procedures
•    Identifying key characteristics requirements and processes, performing SPC and MSA studies.

 

Key skills and competencies required:
•    Excellent communicator with strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
•    Working knowledge of ISO 9001 / AS9100
•    Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Techniques
•    Awareness of requirements for Mechanical Engineering processes from a quality perspective
•    Six Sigma Green belt trained or accredited or equivalent lean skills 
•    Experience with New Product Introduction  
•    Knowledge and awareness of the HSE aspect from a Quality perspective 


Desirable skills:
•    Experience with advanced QA techniques 
•    Product Transfer experience. 

 

              Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

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