Date Posted
01 Aug 2019


As a part of Cobham Antennas Business Unit we are looking for a Quality Technician to be responsible for verifying products in accordance with approved design documentation and accurately report deviations. To conduct Goods-In, WIP and Final Inspection in accordance with FIFO, SLA and Priority Systems. To facilitate or assist Root Cause problem-solving activities throughout the Company. To be the approved signatory for release of products.


This role is based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. 

As a Quality Technician your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Electronics background.
  • Mechanical and electrical inspection experience.
  • Auditor trained and qualified
  • Release signatory experience

As a Quality Technician your main responsibilities will involve:

  • To be the release signatory for Cobham.
  • To facilitate or assist Root Cause problem-solving activities throughout the Company.
  • To be the approved signatory for release of products.
  • To represent the Quality Department at internal customer, supplier and cross-functional meetings.
  • To facilitate Tactical Implementation Plans (TIPs) to support business improvement initiatives.
  • To conduct internal product, process and QMS audits
  • Interpret current approved design data and engineering drawings.
  • Support and initiate root cause investigations and implement corrective/preventative actions.
  • Review production documentation to determine satisfactory process adherence.
  • Measurement of key quality characteristics of a product or process.
  • Identify aspects of conformance and non-conformance during process and product audits.
  • Surveillance of QMS compliance via internal auditing and reporting.
  • Determine workload priorities and comply with SLA requirements.
  • Identify non-conformance with immediate, concise and objective reporting in accordance with CAS procedures.
  • Review and update documented Quality processes and procedures.
  • Raise Supplier Corrective Action Requests (RTV and RNM) to reject parts at Inbound Inspection (following review with Supplier Quality Engineer).
  • Support RCPS sessions to ensure visibility and resolution of actions raised.
  • Perform First Off Inspection in accordance with Company procedures.
  • Verify product compliance against IPC-610, process specification and CEL/QAM/9 workmanship standards.
  • Select appropriate inspection stages using statistical analysis of previous records and experience.
About Cobham Antenna’s
 Cobham Antenna Systems develop and manufacture high specification sector and multi-sector, directional, omni-directional, ultra-wideband (UWB) and MIMO antennas.
A wide range of products are available for customers, small and large, worldwide in Commercial, Military, Satellite and Security markets.
About Cobham plc
Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
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