Quality Assurance Engineer in Thales at Fareham, England, United Kingdom
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About the job
Location: Fareham, United Kingdom
Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.
Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.
Position: QA Engineer (FTC- 6 Months, Extendable to 12-24 Months)
As a Quality Engineer you will ensure capability & alignment of the quality management system with regulatory standards, customer expectations and relevant internal processes and procedures, striving to continuously improve the product quality but at the same time, reducing the cost of quality.
You will be responsible for data collation, data recording and reporting on a regular basis and will be required to analyse results and output looking towards continual improvement at all times.
The work is varied and will include product testing with precision tooling and methodology; Qualifications of Machines and Consumables; Implementing and refining Quality control procedures; Implementing Gemalto Best Practices; Quality Calibration of equipment and tools; Working with and to a Quality Management System; Collation and recording of data; Maintain accurate records, answer queries and provide statistical and management reports and presentations on a regular basis. Preparation for and involvement in both internal and external audits – knowledge of and working to ISO standards is a requirement.
- Lead & participate in product and process qualifications:
Ensure quality risks within each process are fully understood, thoroughly documented (FMEA) and systematically addressed. Use statistical methods to verify process capability & product quality during qualifications. Implements business or customer change
- Define & optimise quality standards and measurement system:
Lead the quality system/quality process design, implementation and maintenance to ensure compliance with regulatory & internal standards at minimum Cost of Quality (incl. yield and quality assurance costs).
- Improve the process:
Lead & support fast-paced PDCA/ DMAIC permanent problem fixing to stabiliseeduce variation in processes and continuously improve performance. Continuously reduce process variation to reduce the Cost of Quality Assurance as well as the Cost of Non-Quality.
- Share process knowledge:
Document & share solutions, including problem solving/discovery process, within the team, the plant and the group. Create opportunities for intra-group collaboration & adopt appropriate best practices from other sites.
Skills And Experience Required
- Ideally hold an Engineering Qualification: minimum CQI Diploma in Quality Management or equivalent related discipline
- Excellent knowledge of ISO9000 standards and other ISO standards particularly ISO9001:2015.
- Proven experience within a quality department in a production environment
- Strong knowledge of quality assurance(QA) and Quality Control (QC), FMEA techniques and tools related to production processes
- Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word
- Able to work both as a team player and on own initiative
- Excellent communication, problem solving and Analytical skills.
- Experience with QPulse- Desirable.
- Experience in Training- Desirable.
Due to the nature of the work the candidate should hold or be eligible for SC clearance.
In line with Thales’ Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.
At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working.
Thales UK is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process. We will provide reasonable adjustments and support to ensure neuro-diverse applicants or those with a disability or long-term condition can be their best during the recruitment process. To request an adjustment, if you need this job advert in an alternative format or if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Resourcing Ops for mid to senior roles, or the Early Careers Team for graduate and apprentice roles.
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Job Location: Fareham, England, United Kingdom
Application Deadline: N/A
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