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Quality Control Engineer

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The position provides support to manufacturing, co-ordinating remedial and improvement activities with the aim of achieving zero defects in all aspect of quality and delivery.

Martin-Baker | Engineering for life

An overview of our engineering expertise at Martin-Baker.

Key accountabilities

  • Processing of quality notifications on emerging defect: co-ordinate activities to contain product and ensure rapid disposition along with the completion of corrective actions where necessary.
  • Strategically aligning local teams and driving the completion of actions in order to reduce escapes from manufacturing as measured on Quality Scorecard metrics.
  • Assist local team leaders and teams with CAR Response – Drive best practice of RCA and validate actions implemented as effective.
  • Audit of Release documentation where particular risks identified
  • Ongoing product audit of Drawings/Routings/ATPS : Raise ADRs, Change Requests as necessary.
  • Raise internal Quality Alerts – Confirm understanding and acknowledgement from local staff
    Preparation of Quality Work Instructions and Security Check documents to improve product inspection systems
  • Assist in validation/audit of new inspection and production equipment considering documentation and staff training aspects.

Qualifications and skills

  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering 
  • Familiar and practiced use of root cause analysis tools and techniques.
  • Practical understanding of common manufacturing quality control methods.
  • Able to analyse current practises and plan longer term improvements
  • Able to ensure the completion and validation of corrective and preventative actions.
  • Attention to detail in preparation and publication of work for product or process incidents
  • Able to communicate in a constructive manner with personnel at various levels within the organisation and with customer and supplier representatives
  • Can work under pressure to balance competing job priorities to agreed deadlines
  • Computer literate in standard word processing and spreadsheet packages
  • Able to grasp technical issues quickly and lead and assist in problem solving activities
  • Thorough questioning style
  • A structured and methodical work style.

Person specification

  • Ability to positively influence team and individuals to successfully facilitate the resolution of quality concerns.
  • Attention to Detail – thorough, accurate and concern for all the areas involved.
  • Drive to achieve results - sets own standards, checks own work, and demonstrates a positive approach
  • Judgement and decision making - evaluates key decision making criteria
  • Planning and organising - organises work of self and others
  • Analysis and problem solving - sees basic relationships and reacts positively
  • Working collaboratively - actively contributes to achieve organisational objectives
  • Professional/Technical Expertise - uses technical and professional knowledge, skills and judgment effectively.
  • Initiative - acts on various methods and strategies for solving problems and meeting objectives before being asked or required to do so.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Denham (Middlesex)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Mechanical

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