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Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: KGQA Engineer_1502789001
Contact Name: Kerrie Gaurd
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Quality Associate, working as part of the QHSE team, would primarily be dedicated support to the Projects team to successfully deliver QA Project requirements in a timely manner in readiness for Project Gate Review. Assisting the QHSE Manager in maintaining timely action closure within the action management system is critical to the success of each of the projects and is key to the success of the candidate.

o Works side by side with Project Manager's to ensure are in place prior to TR gates, updating PDM, PPM and DTS to support project health.

o Audits projects as part of the QA internal audit team pre TR gate review, creating audit finding reports, issuing report findings to action owners.

o Facilitates FMEA's for Design & Process functions.

o Chases overdue CAPA owners to close or re-schedule as appropriate.

o Monitors Project KPI's and supports follow on activity to ensure projects remain on track.

o Assist QHSE Manager to prepare for Project Review, creating and updating Quality metrics.

o Supports QHSE manager to interface with the customer to align with Company requirements.


IQA/CQI certificate or equivalent preferred

UKAS accredited internal auditor trained preferred


Experience working in a III-V semi-conductor fabrication environment is essential

Knowledge of R&D, NPI & Manufacturing gate acceptance processes

Knowledge of 8D, PDCA, Fishbone Analysis

Working knowledge of ISO9001

Ability to close the loop with action owners

Customer focused

Good oral and written communication skills in English


Microsoft office for producing documents and metrics (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint)

Ability to meet deadlines

Experienced in Risk Management

Personal Attributes

Mandarin speaking is desirable

Able to work calm under pressure and to tight deadlines

Able to demonstrate attention to detail, to challenge deliverable content when required

Has a flexible approach to working hours

Supportive of the companies culture and ethos

Ability to ensure prioritisation of workload dovetails with the needs of the business

Positive approach to teamwork and actively seeks to share information and ideas with colleagues

Strong approach to persuasion and negotiation

Personable; able to integrate successfully into a diverse workforce

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