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Quality Engineer


TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS –


Job Title: Quality Engineer – Hastings, UK 


Job Overview
Here at TE Connectivity it is an exciting time to join our site in Hastings. We are seeking a Quality Engineer that will serve as a key member of the Rugged Fibre Optic (RFO) Project Team within the Aerospace Defense & Marine business unit. This role is essential for the successful launch of new projects and will be responsible for overseeing that all quality-related tasks are understood by the project teams and incorporated as part of project plans. The Quality Engineer will also lead quality improvements to processes / parts to enable elimination of defects and customer rejects as well as championing customer service at all times.


Our Hastings site is unique to TE Connectivity, as it is only one of a few sites where it has all functions needed on site to take raw material in and ship a fully functional connector out to its customers. Hastings manufactures connectors for harsh environments, particularly for Military, Aerospace, and Autosport. 


Job Responsibilities
•    Responsible for leading AQE-initiatives to achieve the quality, cost and delivery goals of NPI Projects. Continually evaluating and adhering to customer quality requirements. Evaluation of quality related deviations during the APQP process, including escalation, definition, implementation and execution of corrective actions. 
•    Moderation of FMEA development to achieve implementation of both customer and TE requirements and standards through the evaluation of product and process related risks. Support roll-out and execution of standard tools: APIS, Q-DAS, Lessons Learned Data.
•    Involvement with customer contact and quality representative during the APQP process and through successful launch of the process and product.
•    You shall prepare and report out on NPI quality metrics to local site and corporate staff. Coordinate with other core project functions by providing input for project analysis, feasibility studies, design reviews, as well providing quality APQP deliverables according to Lean PD process. Manage safe launch process for relevant projects.
•    Responsible for supporting on time delivery of customer required documentation according to both customer and TE standards. Devising methods, processes, and procedures to increase efficiency and use data driven decisions for continuous improvement. 


Key Requirements
•    The ideal candidate will be an experienced Quality Engineer from an Aerospace component or Automotive manufacturing background. 
•    Manual and automatic assembly, molding, machining and electro plating experience is a significant plus. 
•    Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or comparable
•    At least 5 years of Quality Engineering or closely related experience. Focus areas would include Engineering, Quality or Supply Chain
•    Possess strong working knowledge of FMEA, Process Flow, Control Plan, MSA, Gage R&R, GD&T
•    Expert in problem solving tools such as 8D, PPSR, 5 why, Pareto Principles and data analysis, Six Sigma Black Belt or Equivalent is a plus
•    Ability to prioritize issues, analyse situations and implement effective corrective actions
•    Aptitude to respond to changes in the work environment
•    Systematic and goal-oriented and independent working method

Core Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer



State:  ESX
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  86025
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Quality Engineer, Six Sigma Black Belt, Aerospace Engineering, Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain, Engineering, Management, Operations

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