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Raytheon Technologies Quality Assurance Engineer in Glenrothes, United Kingdom

Quality Assurance Engineer


Summary of Role

The Quality Assurance Engineer will support the Procurement, Production Assembly and Test, and delivery of Quality compliant products and services. Additionally, this role will facilitate and support the identification, implementation and flow-down of required Customer, Company and Regulatory requirements and provide assurance through audit and continuous improvement.

Main Duties

Primary authority on quality related matters on assigned programmes and areas of responsibility

Interfacing and communicating with program and functional areas to support the goals of the business

Conduct Quality audits (product, process, supplier)

Support external agency, accreditation body and customer audits

Defect investigation to identify and address root cause

Audit and timely and effective closure of actions received from audit on NC's, internal 8D's, customer complaints and 8D's

Provide data to support bids

Ensure customer contractual and quality requirements are fully understood, flowed to the required level including suppliers/sub-suppliers, met and verified

Perform First Article Review (AR's) Internal and supplier

Participate in design and IPDS gate reviews

Maintain quality records including SCAR, 8D, customer returns, complaints, audits and inspections

Ensure integrity of products, materials and processes to satisfy business, customer and regulatory requirements

Effective and timely monitoring, and status reporting or assigned programmes and areas of responsibility

Independent test witnessing, evaluation and FARs on site or at suppliers

Application of statistical techniques to support effective process management

Host external agency, accreditation body and customer audits

Leadership, facilitation and management of Root Cause and Corrective action

Continued awareness of external standards and regulatory requirements

Candidate Requirements


Basic understanding of configuration and data processes and procedures

Knowledge of CCA and unit build manufacturing techniques

Good level of customer knowledge (products and requirements)

Ability to read and interpret drawings and technical data

Conversant with the requirements of AS9100D

Working knowledge of workmanship standards (IPC, J-STD)

Current holder of or eligibility to obtain MoD Secret (SC) level security clearance


Working knowledge of Space grade electronics requirements

Good level of commercial awareness

Internal audit trained or certified to AS9100D

HNC/HND Engineering discipline or equivalent certification

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join.

Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays

Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)

6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’

Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.

Enhanced sick pay scheme

Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.

37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).

Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.

Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).