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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Requisition ID 143853BR Date updated 07/10/2019
Senior Quality Engineer

Job Description:
A member of the Quality Team supporting the procurement, production assembly & test and delivery of quality compliant products and services.
To facilitate & support the identification & implementation/flowdown of required Customer, Company & Regulatory requirements .
To provide assurance through audit and/or continuous improvement

Required Skills:
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.
Conduct Quality Audits (product/product release/process/Supplier Quality/Supplier acceptance).
Supporting 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.
Provide data to support bids etc.
Ensuring that customer contractual requirements and Quality requirements are fully understood, met and flowed down to the required level, including suppliers/sub contractors.
Performing First Article Reviews (FAR's) and qualification activities, including (Internal & Supplier).
Participation at design reviews and Formal Gate Reviews.
Maintain quality records. (Including SCAR's, 8D's, QCI & customer returns/complaints/audits/inspection)
Ensuring integrity of products, materials and processes to satisfy business, customer and regulatory requirements.
Effective & timely monitoring and status reporting for assigned program(s) / area of responsibility.
Independent test witnessing, evaluation /FAR's (on site or at suppliers) and product release.
Application of statistical techniques to support the effective process management.
Hosting external agency, accreditation body & customer audits
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.

Desired Skills:

Experience within Manufacturing and/or Quality/Engineering organisation.
Basic understanding of configuration and data control processes and procedures.
Good level of customer knowledge (i.e. product & requirements)
Ability to review & interpret drawings and/or test reports.
Conversant with requirements of ISO9001:2008.

Good level of commercial awareness.
Conversant with requirements of AS9100.
Internal Auditor or training to ISO9001/AS9100
Required Education (including Major):
Degree/HNC/HND; Engineering discipline or equiv. certification

About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

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 may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
· Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites with free snacks & drinks (hot & cold) available at others


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel, Reservist Network etc and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Quality Assurance

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Glenrothes

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