Conformance Engineer

Recruiter
Pertemps
Location
Redditch
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
13 Sep 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
There is an immediate requirement for an experienced Conformance Engineer to join a for a world class, total service provider of components to the Aerospace Industry.

This position reports to the Conformance Engineering Manager and is an integral part of the Operations Department. The role contributes to delivering consistent product to schedules and standards, ensuring capable operations and processes and combines elements of quality and manufacturing engineering to resolve complex process issues.

An ideal candidate will have sound production or manufacturing engineering experience gained from within a cellular manufacturing environment. Specific experience of hot forged non-ferrous components or other similar metal forming processes will be advantageous however candidates with relevant experience from other industries are able to be considered.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Focussing on quality, quality assurance, contract review, and metrology and manufacturing engineering.
- Maintaining and improving performance metrics
- Supporting customer / supplier interface
- Reduction of concession applications and non-conformance
- Problem solving resolution
- Scrap reduction
- Eradicating process variability and implementing SPC
- Supporting a responsive ANDON system to operations
- Continuous product and process improvement

Key Technical/Professional Competencies

- Proven manufacturing engineering and/or quality engineering experience ideally gained within an aerospace environment
- HNC/ONC qualification preferred but not essential if relevant experience can be demonstrated
- Proven track record in Quality, Continuous Improvement, Conformance Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- IT literacy
- Knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles

In addition knowledge of the following will prove extremely beneficial

- Implementation / management of SPC
- AS9100 (BS EN 9100)
- PFMEA / PPAP / FAIR / PPS

In return there is the opportunity to join an established manufacturing organisation, which is committed to both employees and customers, in a role that will instigate and facilitate robust initiatives to ensure continued product and process conformance.

A salary of £30000 - £35000 per annum will be offered for the role plus the ability to join a company pension scheme and 25 days holiday plus statutory entitlement