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  • Job reference: RMS0185684

QA Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/12/2017
  • Duration: 12 months - fixed term contrac
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/01/18)

The Role:
Undertake and report on a wide variety of tasks within the project quality team. Tasks include but are not limited to;

Define, Implement and Manage Quality related activity within a project such as;
- analysis and flow down of customer quality requirements
- production of internal quality plans and procedures to meet customer and regulatory requirements
- providing supplier quality assurance e.g. review & approve supplier quality plans carrying out surveillance and final release activity
- ensuring compliance to quality plans and managing Project Lifetime Quality Records
- review and QA Approve documents e.g. Manufacturing and Test Documentation
- support design reviews
- support customer audits and inspections
- overseeing final release of finished product.
- liaising with customers and suppliers on quality concerns, surveillance visits, audits final release etc.
- control of supplied and despatched non-conforming items and applications for quality related concessions.
- act as in-house council to provide guidance and solutions to other internal functions when quality concerns and queries arise.
- measuring and reporting quality performance

Contribute to other operational quality and business systems activities to ensure continuing compliance to ISO 9001,14001, other adopted standards and customer requirements;
- internally auditing to processes and customer requirements
- carrying out reviews, gap analysis and continuous improvement on business processes and related documentation.
- leading process problem solving, internal non-conformance control, root cause analysis and investigations
- conducting preventive Action and quality awareness activities and initiatives
- assuring corrective actions arising from internal audit or operational non-conformances (defect occurrence), customer or 3rd Party Audits etc are carried through, are effective and closed out.

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.


Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Minimum HNC or equivalent in a technical subject
- Must be able to understand technical engineering standards and specifications to be able to assure product and processes are conforming
- Sound knowledge of BS EN ISO 9001 (BS EN 14001 also useful)
- Minimum 3 years background experience in Quality Engineering ideally from nuclear, aerospace, or oil and gas engineering and manufacturing industry.
- Quality planning, Change management and process development
- Data analysis, Investigation and Problem solving
- Technical Report writing and presentation
- QA tools and techniques such as Pareto, Fishbone, 5 why, Kaizen
- Self-motivated to be able to work with minimum supervision and able to use own initiative to provide solutions to problems and form working teams.
- Excellent team player for working with colleagues and customers at all organisational levels effectively and to build relationships and influence others to achieve key objectives
- High level of IT Skills; in parti

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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