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Job #: R-00086810
Location: Bedfordshire, GB
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None

Description

Job Description:

The Manufacturing Quality Engineer is responsible for reviewing, compiling, identifying, and resolving issues from the manufacture of complex Conveyer systems and control panels. In this role, you will carry out “in line inspection”, conduct Root Cause Corrective Actions (RCCA) with technical stake holders to identify process, build and design issues and opportunities for improvement.

This role will also be responsible for carrying out” Pre-ship” Quality checks and facilitate factory acceptance test before releasing the product from the factory into the Warehouse / Customer.

Feedback will be used by the Engineering/Product Development and Production teams to improve the products and services to increase customer satisfaction, product reliability and profitability.

The job holder will work with Production staff to carry out “in-Line” inspection activities at key points in Production and record the inspection results maintaining records to produce the product Red Book prior to shipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Monitor and inspect in line product quality and product functional performance highlighting any non-conformances and trending issues; prioritize based on severity, occurrence, safety and/or cost of each failure mode.

Work with the production team to implement any corrective action.

Work with the Production team to instigate finished product concessions (where applicable)

Assess performance against estimates and drive appropriate RCCA for variances.

Lead, plan, coordinate, and execute detailed RCCA activities with subject matter experts. Use all quality tools available to drive the best solution in a timely manner. Hold review meetings with Engineering/Product management to present results and drive change.

Actively participate in project meetings and represent the customer needs throughout the gated Product Realization Process (PRP).

Review service requirements, procedures and manuals; provide timely and meaningful feedback.

Participate in continuous improvement activities and make recommendations to improve the product design and service processes.

Qualification Requirements

Education and / or Experience

HNC  in Electrical /Mechanical Engineering with relevant work experience.

Relevant work experience should be in a manufacturing engineering or quality engineering role, ideally in the Xray / Conveyer assembly industries.

Experience with CAPA and 8D structured problem solving to address root cause of failures.

Proficient statistical analysis skills; Working knowledge of Quality Data and Quality Data systems.

Strong customer focus and influence skills.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Able to travel to up to 10 - 30% of the time.

Other skills and abilities:

Excellent interpersonal skills and can work well will internal customers.

Communication skills, both verbal and written are required.

Ability to interpret Technical Drawings both electrical and mechanical will be essential.

Team player with ability to prioritise and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision. 

Ability to perform multiple activities simultaneously and independently. May be required from time to time to lift heavy weights.

Proficient statistical analysis skills;

Working knowledge of Quality Data and Quality Data systems.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge of x-ray systems

Experience with ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

Microsoft Word / Excel experience

Security clearances must be obtained.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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