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Saab Global

Quality Assurance Engineer

Fareham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 29 November 2023

Join us at Saab Seaeye in creating the most innovative underwater robotic technology for the harshest environments in the deepest oceans and most turbulent waters.

We lead the world with the most advanced engineering, electronics and software systems for pioneering electric underwater technology.

We don’t just create products – we are revolutionising the underwater world!

So come and be part of an innovative and agile team that is dedicated to smart and inspired technology that is rapidly changing the future of underwater robotics.

Saab is a company with opportunities, a company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility as well as good opportunities for advancing in your career. Additionally, Saab is a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

Job Purpose:    

Assist the Quality Manager with the maintenance of the Saab Seaeye Quality management System. Improve product quality through continuous improvement and other quality tools.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • Be responsible to the Quality Manager for Quality Assurance for the company.        

  • Conduct internal Quality audits.

  • Review and accept/reject change requests on behalf of the QHSE department.

  • Conduct fault investigations when electromechanical and electronic faults are identified from internal sources and Customer complaints/NCRs. Determine/identify root cause.

  • Maintain and be the focal point of contact for the failure reporting and analysis system.

  • Produce analysis from Internal and external fault matrix and propose corrective and preventative actions to prevent reoccurrence of faults identifying fault trends.

  • Champion Continuous Quality Improvement.

  • Assist production personnel in resolving quality issues.

  • Liaise with design and production engineers to achieve/resolve root causes of failure and drive change.

     General accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • To use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in day to day activities and procedures within the specified role.

  • To maintain personal ability in, and appropriate use of, all relevant IT (Information and Technology) and other systems required to adequately perform the role.

  • To act ethically, with integrity and in the best interest of the business at all times.

  • To maintain a professional and supportive relationship with team members and other departments in order to deliver business objectives or deadlines.

  • To carry out any other duties as detailed by a member of the management team or authorized representative.

  • To ensure that the working area is a clean and safe environment in compliance with our Health and Safety policies.

     Quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE):

  • Cooperate with the company to achieve a healthy, safe and sustainable working environment.

  • Work in ways that ensure your own safety and that of others; “Do the right thing even when no one is looking.”

  • Report any incidents, near misses or other health, safety and environmental concerns.

  • Deliver all products and services in line with Saab Seaeye quality standards to ensure we meet our customer requirements and highlight any quality concerns or potential improvements.