February 8, 2024

QA ENGINEER

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

LOCATION: South Africa, Somerset West

REPORT TO: QA MANAGER

KEY PURPOSE OF JOB

NewSpace Systems is a product development and manufacturing aerospace engineering company in Somerset West has a permanent position for a Quality Engineer who will be responsible, but not limited to the following:

• To ensure all processes are carried out to the required quality to ensure delivered items are fit for purpose and meet the technical and client requirements and expectations.

• Maintaining, reviewing, and improving product and quality assurance for Space-related activities within the facility.

• Maintaining quality and operational procedures established as part of the formal qualification and acceptance processes.

• Monitor and maintain the quality processes throughout the value chain and play a key role in the implementation of corrective actions and improvements

KEY TASKS

• Audit product datapacks and manufacturing processes
• Test reports review
• Engineering drawings review (new or updated)
• Responsible for the technical review of changes to products
• Review measuring equipment suitability
• Review and approval of calibration and verification results
• Responsible for supplier and internal audits
• Responsible for physical configuration audits
• Identify root cause and implement corrective actions
• Responsible for supplier development.
• Assist in the selection and qualification of suppliers and sub-contractors
• Responsible for the investigation, communication, and monitoring of quality deviations to suppliers
• Assist the Engineering and Production teams with investigations of failures (e.g. process/product)
• Investigate and research alternative manufacturing methods
• Assist with product qualification

• Other ad-hoc duties as required by the company.

PREREQUISITES
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Qualification:
• Btech/Advanced Diploma Electrical or Electronic qualification
• Btech/Advanced Diploma in Quality
• ISO 9001/AS 9100 Quality Management

Experience & Knowledge:
• >5 years of QA Engineering working experience (preferable aerospace or defence)
• MS Office experience
• QMS maintenance

Additional knowledge areas that would strengthen the application
• Have worked in a Cleanroom environment
• Knowledge of PDM (Solidworks)
• Knowledge of Syspro or ERP system

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS
• Positive self-motivated, self-starter attitude
• Responsible
• Team player
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Customer focused
• Able to persuade and influence others
• Flexible and able to multi-task, can work within a fast-moving environment
• Resourcefulness in setting priorities.
• Logical thinker
• Analytical ability
• Attention to detail and accuracy of work

LANGUAGE
• English

APPLICATION
If you meet the requirements of this vacancy, please send your cv to:
Lm@newspacesystems.com OR contact us on +27 (0) 21 300 0160

To learn more about Newspace Systems, visit our website:
www.newspacesystems.com

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