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Quality Assurance Engineer Environmental Engineering

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
MBDA is a leading defence organisation.We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.
Salary: Circa£46,000depending on experience
What we can offer you:
Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
Annual salary review
Paid overtime
Up to 15 days flexi leave
25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking (and gym on site at Stevenage)
Excellent career progression and development opportunitiesHybrid working pattern:

Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site. This role will predominantly be an on-site role
The opportunity:
We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Product Assurance Engineer, Functional Engineering and Integration which is about applying grounded quality techniques and continuous improvement knowledge to supporting the products and their associated processes through the product development lifecycle.
Day-to-day activities may include:
Define quality Objectives for the Environmental Engineering & Facilities Function.
Define the Plan and Strategy for meeting annual quality objectives.
Working with PA to define and maintain Environmental Engineering & Facilities Function quality policies and procedures.
Develop and collate meaningful metrics on Quality / Cost / Schedule - subsequent analysis of metrics and implement improvements.
Management of Continuous Improvement activities within Environmental Engineering & Facilities
Ensure that lessons learned are gathered and acted upon.
Deliver quality objectives through definition of resource / training / metrics.
Conduct Internal Audits/Assessments in accordance with relevant processes.
Support Product Assurance with facilitating external audits (such as LRQA AS9100 and ISO 14001).
Provide support for quality training within the Function.
Conduct supplier quality audits (such as external test facilities and manufacturers).
Lead, facilitate and influence Environmental Engineering & Facilities process governance, ensuring accurate process ownership, awareness and adherence is maintained.
Support to key management reviews.
Lead and develop the skills and capability of colleagues.
Plan, deliver and monitor assigned tasks, ensuring requirements are delivered according to safety, cost, quality (relevant standards and specifications) and schedule.
Maintain knowledge of all areas required by the role as appropriate.What we're looking for from you:
Experience and knowledge of relevant Specifications and Standards, quality management systems within a laboratory environment
Understanding of typical and complex environmental test facilities, equipment and instrumentation (desirable).
Knowledge and competency in using quality related tools, especially for metrics.
Able to develop less experienced colleagues (coaching / training).
Strong Organisational skills
Strong communication and social skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to run reports in Excel, use SAP QM system, and document management tools.
Dedication - Continuously strive to maintain and improve quality standards, ensure adherence to plans, ensure actions arising from audits or non-conformances are completed to the agreed timescales.Our Business:
We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential.

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK Limited requires all employees to achieve the required medical and national security clearance for their role. Further restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may also apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.


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