With our strong investment in research and development and our culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of composite materials and industrial fabrics. We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe. Become a part of the “strength within.”
Hexcel is currently seeking a Quality Engineer for our Duxford, UK location.
The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:
Undertake investigations, quality projects and data/statistical analysis exercises for the department to support customer and business initiatives and quality improvement.
Contribute effectively in cross-functional quality improvement activity.
Contribute/lead as appropriate continuous improvement and site specific quality projects.
Support quality system and process reviews to ensure Duxford QMS is robust and opportunities for improvement are addressed.
Become familiar with Hexcel software systems, global and local, used to support QC and QA with a view to assisting with problem resolution both internally and externally.
Become pro-actively involved in any requested audit programmes/assessments, both internal and external.
Contribute to customer / statutory audits by representing the Quality Assurance Department
As appropriate, contribute toward customer specification reviews, including the creating and maintenance of relevant procedures as appropriate.
Support in the resolution of internal and external customer queries with relevant RCCA.
Understand and support the maintenance of site AX2012, Pilgrim and Velocity systems for customer specification requirements and internal documentation systems.
Undertake all quality activity in compliance with all relevant customer/material specifications, quality standards and health, safety & environmental (HSE) requirements.
Champion ancillary tasks (including 5S / FOD, LEAN, continuous improvement, etc.) in support of the day-to-day running of the Quality Department.
Any task set by the Quality Manager that is supporting the Quality Department function.
Ideally the jobholder will be qualified to Degree level in a scientific or engineering field or be able to demonstrate relevant experience
Ideally the jobholder will understand the complexities and challenges within the composites industry and possess relevant knowledge of Hexcel and the products it manufactures.
Relevant experience of working in a Quality Department.
Relevant understanding of the working interface between globally linked sites and subsequent work experience within this environment.
The ability to liaise and work with people at all levels within the Organisation
O rganisational and interpersonal skills
Demonstrable working knowledge of Microsoft Office, SPC techniques, Statistics, Minitab or other similar statistical packages.
Demonstrable experience of using Q-pulse/Pilgrim, AX2012, LIMS or other laboratory based data base management system would be desirable
An understanding of quality standards, primarily AS9100 (& ISO9001) and awareness of NADCAP
Candidates must be eligible to work in the country where the position is based. Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.