Product Assurance Engineer

  • Job Reference: BSP404084
  • Date Posted: 8 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Bluestream Recruitment
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Business Support, Satellite, Space, Engineering > Product / Quality Assurance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Belinda
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01235 838 568

Job Description

As Product Assurance Engineer you will be part of a global space company at the forefront of technology

As Product Assurance Engineer you will manage product and quality assurance related tasks throughout the project lifecycle

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include

  • Preparing project-specific Product Assurance Plans and verifying compliance throughout the entire supply chain.
  • Supporting parts, materials and processes quality assurance activities
  • Participating in design reviews and customer/supplier reviews
  • Supporting the non-conformances/critical items/change control processes
  • Reviewing of processes, drawings, procedures, test data, and inspection records to specifications
  • Performing quality assurance tasks during Manufacturing, Assembly, Integration and Test activities in-house and at vendor’s facilities
  • Supporting in-house Quality Management System activities and initiatives including internal audits, lessons learned process, continuous improvement and analysis of process and quality metrics
  • Act as a key point of contact for all quality-related activities of customers and suppliers

Experience required

  • Educated to BSc or equivalent in engineering or related technical discipline
  • Have strong commercial experience in Product or Quality Assurance in a regulated spaceflight manufacturing environment
  • Have experience with the design, manufacturing, testing, qualification and delivery of spaceflight hardware which achieves contractual requirements
  • Have experience writing technical documents
  • Have experience with Quality Management Systems (e.g. ISO 9001, AS9100) deliverables in an industrial environment
  • Have experience using quality tools, methods and procedures
  • Have knowledge and/or experience of RAMS, Radiation, EEE Parts, Materials and Processes
  • Knowledge of Satellite/subsystem AIT; Ground support equipment; Electronic units (digital communications hardware, PCB, Integrated circuits, etc.); Manufacturing processes (soldering, coatings, bonding, etc.); Satellite payloads would be desirable.

Rewards/Benefits include

  • Competitive base salary
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • Life insurance and long-term sick pay
  • Private healthcare


Our client is a leading global space mission partner, working across robotics, satellite systems, and space imagery who are pushing the boundaries to tackle big challenges with innovative and pioneering solutions. Company is continually growing which opens up opportunities to develop your career further.

Product Assurance | Quality Assurance  | Spaceflight | QMS | AIT | Ground Support | Satellite payloads | Satellite subsystems | Space flight |


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