Product Assurance Engineer

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P8260
  • Closing date 18th Apr 2021

Are you passionate about the defence world and advanced technology?

Would you like to develop your skills in a highly challenging environment? If so…
Location: Stevenage or Bolton

The Opportunity

Vacancy for an experienced Product Assurance Engineer to join the Quality Supply Chain team in support of non-conformance management and audit of the missile production supply chain. This opportunity provides the chance to work within a new dynamic quality team providing quality assurance activities with our supply base.

The Role
  • Manage major equipment supplier Product Non Conformance. Facilitate implementation of the non-conformance defect investigation process with the supplier to ensure that adequate and appropriate corrective actions are implemented .Provide supplier Non-Conformance data analysis and summary reports. Identification of improvements with respect to the supplier non-conformance management process and its implementation within SAP.
  • Working closely with our internal stakeholders to identify candidate suppliers for surveillance planning activities, and the schedule of activities to be performed.
  • Conduct Quality audits/assessments in line with the surveillance plan and against the Suppliers contracted Quality requirements, reviewing the Supplier's corrective action progress, conducting product acceptance, with the aim of reducing project risk.
What’s in it for you?
  • Opportunity to join a vibrant quality organisation and further develop as a quality professional;
  • Gain knowledge of deploying latest quality tools and techniques;
  • Opportunity to identify process improvements to aid on time and on quality delivery of products during the product lifecycle;
  • Management of quality assurance activities associated with an international supply base.
What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team responsible for assessing and improving the quality in the supply base.
  • The team are both dynamic and experienced and keen to share their knowledge.
What are we looking for?
  • Engineer with experience of quality management systems, techniques and processes especially during industrialisation and manufacturing phases.
  • Experience of working within quality supply chain environment and able to operate effectively as part of the team.
  • Auditing experience covering product and or quality system audits
  • Good knowledge of key external standards, such as EN9100 and ensure it is maintained
  • Experienced in Quality Tools & Techniques (8D, Six Sigma, DMAIC, Kaizen, PFMEA).
  • Practical knowledge of non-conformance management process and SAP business tool an advantage,
  • Ability to travel and work in a team environment.
  • Qualified as a minimum to HND or HNC with experience within Engineering or Quality Assurance.

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.
MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.
We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.
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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

If you think you'd be perfect for this role, we'd love to hear from you‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‏‏‎ ‎


MBDA is the only company capable of designing and producing missile systems to meet the current and future needs of the armed forces over land, sea and air. Through our expertise, we have become a trusted partner to the Ministry of Defence and work closely with the military to ensure that they have the capability they need, in order to protect our freedoms.


We share a unique responsibility that brings purpose to everything we do.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to our home nations and their allies. Whether you are Lead Engineer or Business Support Officer, your work is vital in ensuring that our armed forces have the equipment they need, when they need it.
" At MBDA you always have to bear in mind that we are all a part of a very important process that defends our freedoms. "

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With over 60 years combined experience through our predecessor companies and over 10,000 employees across Europe and the USA, we are trusted suppliers of missile and missile systems to the defence sector.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides smarter and more effective equipment for the armed forces over land, sea and air.


We value difference.

Our work has a far-reaching impact, and we all make a difference every day. Our values-led culture welcomes a diversity of skills, experience and perspectives, where everyone has the opportunity contribute, grow and succeed.