Manufacturing, Production and Quality Engineer (Electronics)

Recruiter
BAE Systems
Location
Kent, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
15 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Ref
50423
Contact
Charlotte Light
Discipline
Electronics
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer

Manufacturing, Production and Quality Engineer (Electronics)

Would you like the opportunity to work in a challenging role that combines Manufacturing, Production and Quality engineering responsibilities, QPM Engineering? If this is you, then we are currently recruiting for QPM Engineers to be based at our Electronic Systems site in Rochester, Kent and we would like you to apply.

This is a key role that will suit those with an interest in manufacturing within a challenging aerospace and defence manufacturing environment. More importantly, we seek individuals with the right behaviours, drive and willingness to learn and adapt as we provide personal development and training opportunities to complement the role.

This multi-disciplined role will allow you to Design, Implement, Monitor and Maintain the manufacturing systems and processes necessary to ensure product quality meets all our customer requirements.

Within the role you will work as part of a multi-functional team supporting either a product family or set of processes within the operations organisation.

Your main responsibilities as a QPM Engineer within a Product focussed team will involve:

Work within one of our Integrated Product Teams

Ensure program quality requirements are met through all aspects of the product lifecycle.

Take ownership for the resolution of quality issues through the structured application of problem solving and root cause analysis techniques.

Develop and improve processes and procedures ensuring efficient and effective manufacture of our products, including the creation of build instructions for the shop floor, utilising MES and ERP tools

Lead continuous improvement initiatives within projects and across operations to support the sites strategic objectives such as the adoption of industry 4.0 digital manufacturing.

Supporting customer and regulatory audits to ensure compliance to contractual flow downs and sector accreditations e.g. EN9100 & EN9145

Your main responsibilities as a QPM Engineer within a Process focussed team will involve:

Ensure program quality requirements are met through all aspects of the product lifecycle.

Take ownership for the resolution of quality issues through the structured application of problem solving and root cause analysis techniques.

Develop and improve processes and procedures ensuring efficient and effective manufacture of our products, including the creation of build instructions for the shop floor, utilising MES and ERP tools.

Lead continuous improvement initiatives within projects and across operations to support the sites strategic objectives such as the adoption of industry 4.0 digital manufacturing.

Support and maintain the manufacturing equipment used in the assembly of PCBs (P & P, Auto-Soldering, Cleaning, etc.) including hands-on maintenance.

Training and supporting shop floor technicians in the PCB build processes

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential

  • 2 years' experience working a manufacturing environment
  • HNC/HND or above in a relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent qualification or experience

Desirable

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering degree in a relevant technical discipline, Master's degree preferred
  • Experience gained within an electronics environment would be highly advantageous
  • Lean six sigma experience, green belt or black belt accreditation
  • Experience in the application of various CI and RCA tools and techniques e.g. 5Y, 8D, PDCA, FMEA, fish bone, TPM
  • Experience in working with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Understanding of the principals of DFM
  • Working knowledge of industry standards e.g. ISO9001, EN9100, EN9102, EN9103, EN9145, FAA regulations.
  • Experience in completion of internal and external product and process audits.

What we're looking for in you:

  • You will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Be enthusiastic and proactive
  • Highly organised with strong prioritisation skills
  • Adaptable and flexible in your approach to work
  • Have excellent problem solving skills - these are key to the success of this role!

Location: Rochester, Kent

Salary: Dependant on experience

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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