Quality Engineer

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Location: Glenrothes

Closing date: 09 February 2017
Job ref. no.: 90924BR

Quality Engineer,


Business Context

Job Purpose

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

Nature and Scope


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)  ( Internal & Supplier).

Participation at design reviews and IPDS 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).

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.



Self starter, requires some supervision.

Team Player, (willing to offer help).

Flexible and open to diverse opinions & ideas.

Occasionally lead initiatives/teams.

Good communicator - written, verbal and listening skills


Proactive, often leading initiatives/teams

Able to manage multiple conflicting priorities and deadlines.

Proactive approaches to risk reduction, to prevent & resolve issues and remove non value add processes.

Promote continuous Improvement, through best practice, problem solving & education.

Education and Experience


Basic understanding of configuration and data control processes and procedures.

Knowledge of CCA, box build, wafer fabrication ( as applicable).

 Good level of customer knowledge (i.e. product & requirements)

Ability to review & interpret drawings and/or test reports.

Conversant with requirements of ISO9001:2008.

Working knowledge IPC soldering std.


Good level of commercial awareness.

Conversant with requirements of AS9100 and/or ISOTS16949 where required.

Internal Auditor or training to AS9100 and/or ISO/TS16949

HNC/HND ; Eng 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 security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 90 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at

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 holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme


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.

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