Quality Assurance Lead

Harwell, Oxfordshire


Reference: BSR1400

Salary: £40-53,000

Quality Assurance Lead– (Electrical & Mechanical Space Industry) required to join great team in dynamic Space company as part of their continued growth.

As a Quality Assurance Lead you will be required to:

  • Perform mechanical and electrical component and assembly inspections for receiving, in-process and final
  • Review and approval of mechanical and electrical drawings, documents, and ECNs
  • Test witnessing for Acceptance and Formal Qualification Tests.
  • Maintain company test equipment calibration records
  • Provide support to non-conformance investigations and material review boards with customer.
  • Be responsible for maintenance of quarantine and limited shelf life materials.
  • Be responsible for verification of ESD requirements.
  • Conduct vendor source inspections and audits.


To be considered for the Quality Assurance Lead you will need to:

  • Have a strong educational background
  • Have experience with ESA specifications for the development and manufacture of flight qualified equipment.
  • Have experience with mechanical and electrical inspection of avionics and space flight equipment
  • Have experience with ESA standards for PWBs, soldering, surface mount technology, cables and harnesses, ESD and conformal coating.
  • Have experience in the administration of requirements for internal and external customers and suppliers (processes, procedures, audits).
  • Have knowledge of software applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Have strong attention to detail.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Knowledge of ESA ECSS standards would be a great asset


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