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Product Assurance Engineer - Space

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 07/08/2017
  • Job reference: J371738A

Product Assurance Engineer - Space Engineering

Hampshire/Surrey

PERMANENT, FULL-TIME, SALARY COMPETITIVE & DOE

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Product Assurance Engineer within the Space industry to join a leading Global Defence Technology & Security Organisation, based in Hampshire/Surrey.

Responsibilities

The Product Assurance Engineer will support the delivery of space hardware programmes in accordance with customer requirements, including Industry Standards, and internal engineering governance.

  • Implement and oversee PA & QA control activities relating to space hardware design, procurement, assembly and test, in order to demonstrate products are safe and comply with the applicable customer and internal requirements.
  • Ensure quality activities are operated in compliance with the procedures contained in the Quality Manual and to ensure their effectiveness.
  • Deputise for the Senior Space Product Assurance Engineer when required.
  • Provide support to product lead engineers and project managers in the definition and execution of engineering programmes of work; from bid stage through to delivery.
  • Support the development and maintenance of a total quality system, such that the Space UK business unit reaches customer audit expectations
  • To maintain focus on solution delivery to time, cost and quality, when the programme is under schedule and financial pressure.
  • Perform inspections on site and third-party test facilities.

Requirements

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in engineering or technical sciences
  • Experience in Product Assurance and Quality Assurance, preferably in the space industry.
  • Practical experience of space hardware build and test programmes.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and qualification requirements.
  • Knowledge of space industry standards (ECSS) is essential.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels within the organisation and externally with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated; team player

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity and feel you meet the requirements, apply online today to be considered for an interview.

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