Quality Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

QA Engineer
Airborne ISR - Broughton

Summary of Role:
The primary responsibility is to ensure the organisation remains compliant with the multiple Civil and Military regulatory approvals.
Manage the identification and resolution of quality issues/concerns both internal and external customer originated.
Support the Quality Manager (Maintenance) and Head of Quality (AS) with defined Key Performance Indicators.

Pro-actively engage with key stakeholders to identify areas of improvement, analyse the output of audits and investigations to identify adverse trends and look for predictive trends.
Raise awareness of Quality across the business and facilitate a culture of learning and improvement in order to drive process and systemic improvement

Main Duties:
Ensure the company meets its contractual, and regulatory obligations via compliance monitoring, provide efficient, reliable, advice to the business as part of the Team and support the Head of Quality.

Proactive and committed in the pursuit for improvement and innovation across the business and is quality focused
Take personal responsibility to ensure they are aware of the business objectives and issues facing the organisation.
Actively network across all business areas to gain the best possible solutions and savings from ‘Lessons Learned’

Conduct audits when and where required
Conduct Investigations
Conduct root cause analysis and monitor trends to ensure areas of concern are highlighted to the appropriate Managers
Work with the Compliance Manager to establish and communicate the annual Audit Programme.
Conduct risk assessments on issues facing the Quality Function, and other functions as required
Generate and monitor KPI’s for the business.
Keep abreast of new Quality techniques and advise how to implement within the business
Maintain CQI qualification.
Act as Quality System Advisor to value streams within RSL, providing advice, education and quality tools.
Any other duties as required by the Head of Quality (AISR)

Candidate Requirements:

Must have a strong recent back ground in Quality Systems.
Part 145, 21G, and Military regulatory experience
CQI Qualification.
Proficient in identifying and implementing business metrics
ISO Auditor trained.
Proficient in the use Microsoft Office
Understanding of Risk
Strong Commercial awareness

Degree in Quality.
Chartered Quality Professional
Benchmarking experience
Practical Experience of implementing a Quality System

Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required).

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 cyber security 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. Raytheon 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 a 9 day fortnight (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 council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process

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