Supplier Quality Assurance Rep

  • Anywhere
  • Anywhere

Raytheon UK

Pratt & Whitney, a division of RTX, Design, manufactures and builds turbine engines for the aerospace and industrial applications. For our growing business in the UK / EU Region, we are looking to hire Supplier Quality Assurance Representative (SQAR). This post will be remote working requiring regular travel as needed.
Key Duties, Responsibilities and Job Competencies of SQAR
Process Certification / 6 Sigma:

  • Greenbelt / (Blackbelt preferred but not essential) with evidence of project usage. Analyze and drive the need for process capability using statistical process control methods.
  • PPAP experience – Facilitate events to create Process maps, FMEA, and control plans.
  • Provide guidance to supply base and drive Measurement System Analysis (Gage R&R).
  • Monitor supplier performance and drive supplier Quality Improvement initiatives.

B) Inspection Methods/ Equipment:

  • Understands basic inspection / layout techniques and be able to recommend and approve suitable methods.
  • Review Inspection output for Proper application of Datum’s and reporting of inspection results.
  • Review supplier Inspection methods / correlations and suggest improvements.
  • Apply / combine knowledge of inspection techniques, blue print interpretation, Quality Systems and specification knowledge to verify product.
  • Working knowledge of use of measuring instruments, Gauges in product inspections.
  • Ability to read and interpret quality specifications.

C) Problem Resolution Skills:

  • Utilize problem resolution techniques such as 8D’s, DMAIC or DIVE to drive root cause investigations.
  • Quality clinic experience.
  • Review and test corrective action effectiveness.
  • Be able to coordinate with PWA internal teams on defect investigation and resolution.

D) Blue Print interpretation:

  • Understand Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to standard ASME Y 14.5 or PWA’s blueprint drafting norms (PWA 360) and apply it to real-life situations.
  • Be able to have discussions with PWA Engineering on interpretation and when needed, suggest changes to print through deviations.

E) Aerospace Quality Systems:

  • Understand Aerospace Quality systems AS9100 and facilitate implementation of Quality Management systems at new suppliers.
  • Carry out Product / Quality audits to AS9100 at suppliers to ensure effective compliance and drive improvements.
  • FAI review and approval within Net-Inspect.

Soft Skills:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Mentor/coach supplier DQR candidates for over inspection activity.
  • Work closely with PWA Quality, Engineering and suppliers to eliminate challenges that may affect quality and delivery requirements.
  • Good Team Player.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 5/10 years’ experience within Aerospace Product Quality.
  • Served a formalized engineering apprenticeship in Aerospace.
  • Engineering Degree preferred but not essential.

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