Full time
Posted 4 months ago

Quality Engineer – 

Working within the Quality Assurance department, this job holder will report to the Quality Leader for Product Assurance, and will be responsible for quality engineering and associated quality assurance.

 Job Summary: 

  • The verification and audit of the configuration status of equipment and review of supporting documentation.
  • The preparation and update of project Quality documentation during the full project lifecycle.
  • Preparation for and running of acceptance activities including First Article Acceptance events and Factory Acceptance Testing.
  • Report and undertake Quality investigations and Lessons Learned events as required.
  • Internal and External audit for process, procedure and contract compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creation and update of documented information using Microsoft software tools.
  • Physical examination of hardware to verify configuration status and conformity.
  • The examination and interpretation of electronic data to verify configuration status.
  • Collation of records in support of physical configuration audits and acceptance of hardware.
  • Preparation of Quality Management System documentation under guidance of Quality Assurance staff.
  • Liaison with customers and hosting acceptance events.

General Tasks:

  • Assistance to Quality team in preparation for external audits.
  • Carrying out Quality audits (in-house and at suppliers/sub-contractors).
  • Reporting to management any comments or suggestions which may improve efficiency, safety and costs.
  • Carrying out any other duties that may be delegated by senior management that are commensurate with the conduct of the company’s business.

    This job description is not exhaustive and may be reviewed and amended further to the requirements of the role, the team, or the business in general.


Essential skills, experience and knowledge required:

  • Background in Defence hardware.
  • Ability to read drawings, wiring schedules and product specifications.
  • Ability to correctly interpret contract documentation.
  • Previous experience in a Quality Assurance or Quality Control role essential
  • Quality Assurance related qualifications such as C&G 743, IQA A3, Lead Assessor qualification, IQA Diploma in Quality Assurance or a suitable degree would be a distinct advantage.

Personal Specification:

  • Attention to detail is essential.
  • Enthusiastic and proactive.
  • Highly literate with good computer skills, MS Word, Outlook and Excel essential.
  • Good analytical skills, clear and concise communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.


Some of the reasons people enjoy working for Aish:

  • Above average learning & development budgets with a focus on role specific learning e.g. support towards chartership and recognised training programmes (ILM/CMI/APM/ACCA/CIPS).
  • A culture where excellence is recognised and rewarded.
  • Exceptionally strong order book and future projections in a buoyant & resilient sector.
  • Fast-paced equity backed business.
  • Creative ideas and change are encouraged and supported.
  • Roles at Aish are broad in scope and technically challenging.
  • Visible, engaging, and accessible Leadership team.
  • Tangible track record of internal opportunity, promotion, and people development.
  • Ex-Forces friendly employer who provide a platform for Service Leavers to utilise their skills.
  • STEM champions and Next-Gen mentoring opportunities.

Perks and benefits:

  • Financial Spot Awards, recognising outstanding efforts
  • Employee assistance programmes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Company awards
  • Life assurance cover
  • free tea, coffee and refreshments
  • ample onsite parking
  • Dress down Fridays

This Quality Engineer role is based at our Poole HQ (Aish Technologies) but will also encompass our parent group AGI Holdings, a global provider of high-end naval defence and aerospace equipment.


To apply for this role please send your CV and a covering letter to: Sally Bennett, HR Recruiter at careers@aishtechnologies.com or contact Sally via LinkedIn

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