PA/QA Engineer Ref# V-32655

  • Provincie Groningen, Noordwijk, Netherlands
  • €70000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-32655

Holt Executive are supporting a leading provider of innovative high-tech solutions for the global space industry.

Our client supports every stage of the satellite lifecycle, from development, assembly and testing to post-launch operations are seeking a PA/QA Engineer to join their team in the Netherlands.

The PA/QA Engineer holds a pivotal position in the maintenance and enhancement of the quality management system certified under ISO 9001:2015. It will be the responsibility of the PA/QA Engineer to guarantee that the products and services meet and exceed the expectations of customers in terms of quality and specific Product Assurance requirements.

Key Responsibilities for the PA/QA Engineer:

Quality Assurance –

  • Maintaining the existing quality management system; based on ISO 9001:2015 requirements.
  • Initiating changes in the quality management system and successfully implementing these (when applicable).
  • Performing and coordinating internal audits and managing any corrective actions.
  • Coordinating and reporting quality KPI (key performance indicators) to management and coordinating Management Reviews.
  • Coordinating and reporting Supplier evaluations and Customer Satisfaction surveys.
  • Managing all deadlines for actions assigned related to the quality management system.
  • Implementation of configuration management activities (documentation, hardware, software, etc)

Product Assurance –

  • Review customer requirements to ensure they can be/are being met.
  • Preparing project Product Assurance documentation, e.g., PA & Safety Plans, certificates etc.
  • Preparing and managing RFD/RFW’s, NCR’s and participating in NRB/MRB’s.
  • Participating in formal customer reviews (Design & Test related).
  • Ensuring that manufacturing/assembly/testing processes comply with standards at internal/national and international levels.
  • Interacting with customers and suppliers in Quality/Product Assurance matters.
  • Supporting external project milestone reviews for all Product assurance-related aspects.
  • Coordinating configuration control processes and managing configuration baselines.

Key Skills & Experience Required by the PA/QA Engineer:

  • Engineering Degree level (preferable) with 4+ years of experience in Product Assurance/ Quality Assurance disciplines.
  • Experience in working with quality standards such ISO 9001.
  • Experience within the space domain with a working knowledge of ESA ECSS development and quality standards (for ground and/or flight product applications) would be an advantage.
  • Experience in interacting with customers, sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Experience in configuration management (documentation, hardware, software, etc).
  • Experience in auditing quality processes.

If your skills and experience match this PA/QA Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to

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