Senior Quality Engineer

Summary of Role:
You will be a member of the Quality Team supporting the procurement, production assembly & test and delivery of quality compliant products and services. You will facilitate & support the identification & implementation / flowdown of required Customer, Company & Regulatory requirements. The role will also require you to provide assurance through audit and/or continuous improvement whilst actively leading in the development of our suppliers, processes and people.

Main Duties:
Primary authority on all quality related matters on assigned programme(s) / area of responsibility.
Interfacing and communication with program and functional areas to support the goals of the business.
Communicate effectively the requirements of RSL Quality Management System.
Conduct Quality Audits (product / product release / process / Supplier Quality / Supplier acceptance).
Hosting external agency, accreditation body & customer audits.
Defect investigation to identify and address root cause.
Ensure effective & timely closure of actions received from Audit NC's/internal 8D's/customer complaints & 8D's.
Management of Root Cause Corrective action to ensure timely, effective closure.
Audit NC's/internal 8D's/customer complaints& 8D's
Continued awareness of external standards & regulatory requirements
Ensuring that customer contractual requirements and Quality requirements are fully understood, met and flowed down to the required level, including suppliers/sub-contractors.
Participation at design reviews and IPDS Gate Reviews and performing First Article Reviews (FAR's) (Internal & Supplier)
Evaluation of product development, performance of peer reviews of work products to support implementation of program(s) lifecycles and processes (test Software, Firmware, Hardware & Systems).
Maintain quality records (including SCARS, 8D's, QCI & customer returns/complaints/audits/inspection).
Ensuring integrity of products, materials and processes to satisfy business, customer and regulatory requirements.
Generation, review and maintenance of Quality /Supplier Quality/ Configuration Management Plans.
Effective & timely monitoring and status reporting for assigned program(s) / area of responsibility.
Providing independent assessments to support the generation of Declaration of Design and Performance where applicable.
Independent test witnessing/First Article Reports (on site or at suppliers).
Application of statistical techniques to support the effective process management.
Clear understanding of automotive work practices including FMEA, MSA, PPAP where applicable
Application of quality tools and techniques to facilitate the monitoring, reporting and resolution of quality issues.
Application of risk management techniques to assess, mitigate and prevent potential product quality issues

Candidate Requirement
Experience within Manufacturing and/or Quality/Engineering organization.
Basic understanding of configuration and data control processes and procedures.
Knowledge of CCA, box build, wafer fabrication ( as applicable).
Ability to review & interpret drawings and/or test reports.
Conversant with requirements of AS9100 and/or ISOTS16949
Working knowledge IPC soldering std. where applicable.
Internal Auditor or training to AS9100 and/or ISO/TS16949
Good level of commercial awareness

People Management Experience, including coaching/mentoring development/promotion of teamwork.
Ability to motivate and retain employee engagement.
Ability to review, plan and deliver Operational and Strategic activities

About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances.
Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business

About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses ___ Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ___Life Assurance___
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme___s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).
Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).


Raytheon: Aspiring to be the most admired defense and aerospace systems company through our world-class people, innovation and technology

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

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