Quality Engineer

Location Fareham
Discipline: Aerospace
Salary: £40,000
Contact name: Joe Collins

Contact email: joe.collins@techconnectgroup.co.uk
Job ref: 128
Published: 10 days ago

We are currently recruiting a Quality Engineer to work for a growing Electronics Manufacturing business in Fareham.

The Quality Engineer will be responsible for assisting the Quality Manager in the development, maintenance, and improvement of the company Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS).

To plan and implement internal and external audits, develop, and maintain quality documents, plans, procedures, and process flows. Generate First Article Inspection reports, perform GI, Stage & Final Inspections. Maintain calibration Systems. Identify quality problems and where appropriate provide corrective and preventive actions.


  • The control and resolution of customer Quality issues including returned product within agreed target dates.

  • Use established quality tools such as 8D reports, 5Y’s Ishikawa diagrams, to establish the root cause of non-conformities and identify and implement effective containment, corrective, preventive and follow up actions, which meet or exceed the expectations of all interested parties.

  • Conduct effective internal and external Audits in accordance with the Audit Plan.

  • Assist in control of the IQMS ensuring documentation is accurately maintained and updated as required.

  • Write First Article Inspection reports IAW with all relevant standards and Customer specifications.

  • Assist in the PFMEA/Control Planning/Process Flow activity.

  • Calibrated Tool control issuing & approval.

  • Proactively advise management of any issues that may affect delivery and or quality.

  • Ensure that all Health and Safety, housekeeping, quality and environmental policies and procedures are adhered to.

  • Assist in the development of the Company IQMS and the development of a lean framework.

  • To identify improvement opportunities which reduce non-value activity, improve efficiency and profitability.

  • Act as a deputy for the Quality Manager during their absence.

  • To perform any other reasonable task when requested by the QA manager or other senior managers.


  • A relevant Engineering Qualification (E.g. HND, HNC or higher in electrical, electronic, or mechanical engineering).

  • Awareness & understanding of QMS Disciplines IAW ISO 9001/ AS9100

  • Auditing skills IAW AS9100/ISO9001

  • Industry Standard Inspection Qualifications (IPC) essential.

  • Awareness & understanding of ESD Controls.

  • Reading & understanding complex engineering drawings & instructions.

The annual salary on offer for this role is £40,000 plus company benefits.