Teledyne Defence & Space (TDS) has been supplying the electronic defence market for over 35 years and has an established reputation as a world leader in the supply and development of microwave products. Formerly Filtronic Defence, TDS has a pro-active policy of sharing technology advances to exploit the development of highly complex and integrated end-to-end RF & Microwave solutions for the defence and security markets.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
Design and record the matrix for supplier performance
Conduct supplier audits, source inspection, witness FAI and review outcomes with suppliers including remedial actions
Support Purchasing with the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities
Support new product launches to ensure suppliers are capable of delivering to the required quality standards
Manage the root cause analysis and corrective actions process of supplier quality issues
Review and evaluate supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities within the supply chain
Review documentation of inspection results across all areas. In appropriate functional areas, this refers to supporting inspection and test status requirements defined by regulations, engineering product specifications or Control Plans, PPAP approval or product warrant submission
Ensure compliance and assist with adherence to the Quality Management System (AS9100)
Support regular inspection meetings with representatives from appropriate departments to establish an action plan for improving build quality
Maintain & manage internal NCR databases
Degree/HND in Engineering or equivalent experience
Experience in an Engineering or Quality assurance environment.
Preferably held an Order fulfilment, Parts quality or SQA role in a manufacturing company.
Preferably experienced in Design for manufacturing or design for assembly
Ability to perform audits
Experience of using recognised problem solving techniques (e.g. 8D and brainstorming)
Experience of Lean manufacturing tools e.g. kaizen, KPIs, Kanban’s, etc)
Aerospace / automotive background