Quality Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Nuclear Engineering, Project Management & Controls

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  • Salary:

    c£38/hr Umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Quality Engineer - Leicester - 6months - Rate c£38/hr Umbrella.
Key Words / Skills: Quality Engineer, Nuclear, QAQC, HNC, HND, Security Clearance.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Babcock Nuclear in order to recruit a Quality Engineer to work on a 6 month contract in Leicester.
As a Quality Engineer job description / duties / responsibilities will include:
Comply with as appropriate the organisation’s quality policies, plans and procedures.
Undertake internal surveillance and spot audits on the production facility to ensure compliant product and compliance with our BMS system.  
Identification and control of Non-conformance from Containment to preventative action including trend monitoring, conducting/supporting investigations and working closely with the supply chain quality team to prevent supplier escapes into the business.
Formally review and approve activities, work or documentation, in accordance with the appropriate regulatory, policy and procedural obligations.  Including documentation pack sign off and product verification.
Able to interpret specifications, standards and drawings and apply quality principles to establish quality requirements.
Monitor performance against departmental or organisational goals and use appropriate tools and techniques to drive improvement.
Provide the business with regular updates on planned workload and targets, taking accountability and responsibility whilst creating a common purpose within and across the team.
Promote / help drive the “Quality Control to Quality Assurance” ongoing strategy within Mission Systems.
Demonstrate a positive safety culture ensuring compliance to the company procedures and awareness of potential hazards. 

Support the day-to-day management of the Production Quality team, ensuring resourcing meets production and customer requirements.
Supporting Production by conducting audits and driving corrective and preventative action.  
Participating / Supporting customer and regulatory Audits as and when required.
Measuring and driving action to reduce defects in our products and processes by taking effective containment and preventative action aligned with our customers zero defect targets. 
Participate in NCR, 5 WHY, 4C and 8D investigations.
Support the business by identifying improvement opportunities and supporting initiatives to provide a “best in class” service.
Ensure accurate completion of documentation maintained around the production facility, final inspection of documentation and release of product.

At least 5 years’ experience in a Quality Assurance role.
Lean awareness
Ability to Read and interpret engineering drawings, procedures and supporting documentation.
Report, Procedure writing skills
Ability to analysis data and produce trend charts to aid Lean Activity. 
Knowledge of workshop protocols.
Good understanding of IT office systems (word, excel, outlook, power point) 
Strong written and oral communication skills
Work under own initiative 
Can-do attitude and a willingness to make change and support across functions.

HNC/HND (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject or Engineering based apprenticeship or equivalent experience.
Time served mechanical apprenticeship in Defence Industry

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.