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Special Process Engineer




East Midlands

Area: Derbyshire

Salary: £40k – £45k

The Company: Aerospace

Hours: Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am – 5.00 pm, Friday: 8:00am – 1:00 pm


The Role:

  • You will work alongside the Quality Manager and are responsible for all Nadcap accredited process e.g., Heat Treatment, Welding, etc. ensuring internal audits are conducted, and appropriate systems are embedded within the businesses QMS to ensure that processes used, and products produced during their manufacturing cycle meet the applicable quality standards required by their internal procedures, customers & regulatory bodies with the overall aim of enhancing customer satisfaction.
  • This role also requires you to act as an escalation point of contact for all special process related concerns.
  • Responsible for the implementation and management of all special process, customer and regulatory accreditations.
  • Identify process and product improvements to relevant departments and have an active involvement in continuous Improvement projects.
  • Lead 5y, 3C, 8D etc. as appropriate to the investigation and determination of root cause and the implementation of corrective and preventive action including customer complaints.
  • Perform internal audits in line with the audit schedule using Nadcap audit checklist, including the management and closure of any subsequent non-compliance.
  • Lead external regulatory and Nadcap audits.
  • Creation of data cards as applicable.
  • Review and approval of QMS documentation as required.
  • Ensure equipment is calibrated.
  • Analysis of data.
  • Creation and amendment of procedures as required.
  • Creation of standard operating procedures.
  • Conduct training as appropriate.
  • Completion of concessions/deviation permits, non-conformance reports etc. as appropriate.
  • Liaise with all internal stake holders as appropriate.
  • Liaise with businesses customers and suppliers as appropriate.
  • Review and disposition of non-conforming product.
  • Raise & complete engineering change requests.
  • PIR completion as applicable.
  • Work in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Promote the content of the Company’s BMS, Health and Safety Policy and your responsibilities within the Policy.
  • Comply with all relevant internal rules, policy & procedure including those related to health & safety, business management system, data protection & employee handbook.



  • Experience in a precision manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous management experience.
  • Strong time management skills with an attention to detail.
  • IT literate to intermediate level.
  • Specialise in one or more of the following areas, Heat Treatment, Welding, Chemical Processing, NDT, Laser Cutting.
  • Familiar with AMS2750 Pyrometry requirements.
  • Knowledge of Nadcap special processes (desirable).
  • Familiar with MRP systems.
  • Understanding and management of regulatory approvals such ISO 9001, AS9100 etc…
  • Familiar with customer requirements such as Rolls-Royce, Boeing, Pratt & Whitney etc…
  • Proven track record of project management success.
  • Computer literate, Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work under own initiative and as part of a team
  • Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree, or HNC / HND, ONC, BTec Diploma Level 4 or equivalent NVQ level 4 qualification
  • Experience of auditing, ISO9001 or similar modern standards at lead auditor level.


Contact Abbie Morrison:

Abbie Morrison

Recruitment Consultant
0161 443 0010

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