Quality Engineer – Glasgow

About this role:

We are looking for a Quality Engineer to join our busy team, based in Glasgow to support our quality assurance and production activities.

The role is responsible for ensuring engineering and manufacturing processes are performed using the correct tools, materials and procedures. The purpose of the role is to maintain a high level of quality through compliance with international standards, test processes and supporting documentation in line with safety, quality, budget and timescales.

This opportunity is ideal for someone looking for development opportunities of a technical nature in a dynamic working environment. You will have proven experience from regulated industries with the desire to grow your knowledge and expertise while adding value to our current ways of working. You will not be afraid of challenges and happy to get involved!

It is an exciting opportunity to be part of existing projects and missions where your work literally ends up in space!


Key Responsibilities:

· Provide guidance and support in Quality standards and activities for business Missions, Programmes and Projects

· Facilitate and liaise with all stakeholders in the non-conformance and corrective action processes

· Champion and promote problem solving and RCA techniques

· Lead customer quality concerns driving corrective actions and generating reports

· Plan, conduct and submit audit reports at ISO9001 system level

· Perform analysis of data, identify trends and recommend corrective actions

· Promote a continuous improvement culture within manufacturing processes by identifying waste, reducing costs and increasing efficiency.

· Ensure class leading quality standards are set, reviewed and maintained in order to exceed customer requirements and industry standards


Skills required:

· Relevant degree or equivalent work experience

· Successful track record in Quality Assurance within a manufacturing environment

· Internal auditing experience

· Evidence of using RCA tools

· Demonstrated competence of Quality planning and systems as well as developing policies, processes, procedures and records

· Ability to interpret Electromechanical drawings and schematics

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for engaging with different employee groups and leadership

· Evidence of stakeholder management

· Ability to organise self and prioritise workload with multiple projects in a dynamic environment with tight deadlines

· Competent IT skills including Microsoft software

· Proficient in English, both verbally and written


Skills desired:

· Previous experience of working in small-medium company

· Lead auditor – ISO 9001 standards

· Membership of Chartered Quality Institute

· Six Sigma Green Belt



AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth.

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions:

· Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers

· Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions

· Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth. Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA.

AAC Clyde Space Group consists of the parent company AAC Clyde Space AB (publ) and subsidiaries in Sweden, the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and the USA. Our main operations are in these five countries, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea.

AAC Clyde Space’s share is traded on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market.

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Right to Work

AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU or the country in which they plan to work. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to AAC Clyde Space verifying that you are eligible to work in that country before you start work.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We aim to create a positive recruitment and selection experience across every part of our business. The company is committed to handling applications to a consistently high standard and all candidates with dignity and respect. Those involved in the recruitment and selection process will act with integrity, objectivity and professionalism. We are committed to equal opportunities for all and to have diversity reflected within our global workforce. We believe its diversity and inclusion will allow for greater creativity and innovation to help AAC Clyde Space Group deliver the vision to help improve life on earth.

Openness to Flexible Working

We recognise work-life balance is important so we are open to discussions around flexible working, depending on the nature of the role and business needs. If you would like to know more, please ask the Hiring Manager during any recruitment process that you may be involved in.

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