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Location: Lancashire
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 DOE
Ref: JR - 120789

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced quality assurance engineer within the aerospace industry. My client has a proven track record at a high management level of dealing with large blue chip clients in markets sectors such as Aerospace, Aero-Engines, Automotive, Power Generation and Off-Road Vehicles. My client has stipulated that casting experience would be highly beneficial for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

Carry out supplier validation audits, with supplier support and supplier advanced product quality planning (APQP).

Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements

Assist in the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, Safety and Environmental risks

Assist in new product launches to ensure that supplier quality meets the required standards

Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective actions of supplier quality issues

Perform on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of supplier quality issues

Personal Qualities:

Knowledge of quality and business systems

Strong knowledge of APQP, PPAP, FMEA

Lean Manufacturing knowledge

Knowledge of TS16949

Knowledge of ISO45001/OHSAS18001

Understanding of ISO14001

Knowledge of measurement techniques

Metrology, Inspection Methods and Equipment

Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings

Understanding manufacturing processes

Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment

Planning and prioritising activities

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Listening skills

Negotiation skills

Ability to present data effectively

Problem-solving skills

Understanding of Health and Safety practices

Team working skills

Analytical skills

Understanding of cost and financial impacts

Ideally, the successful candidate will be degree educated in a relevant field and possess significant demonstrable experience.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency.

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