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Quality Engineer

Job reference:
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
£35000.00 per annum
Job type:

POSITION: Quality Engineer

BASED: Burton


Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Engineer will be responsible for fulfilling the quality related deliverables

  • Analyse customer returns, concerns and defects
  • Prepare and maintain control plan for components and complete products
  • Perform Capability Studies and Process Audits
  • Able to use key Quality tools, PPS, A3, Ishikawa, Is/Is Not, Mini Tab, 5Y
  • Support the continuous improvement of the Operator Description Sheets (ODS)
  • Lead Problem Solving teams for Root Cause Analysis on Plant/Customer issues
  • Understand supplier requirements for PPAP
  • Be able to travel at short notice
  • Raise and manage quality documentation (quality alerts, PFU's etc)

Candidate portfolio

  • A Bachelor's degree is required (or equivalent experience)
  • Specific education and training in Quality disciplines including as a minimum QS9000,
  • Continuous Improvement, Total Quality Management, PPAP, FMEA, Control plans, DOE and SPC are also required
  • Experience within the Automotive Industry
  • Experience within Quality area within a production environment
  • Knowledge of the AIAG Quality planning and Control Plan standard, FMEA's, PPAP's, Dimensional Layouts, gage/fixture design and Performance/Material testing
  • Manufacturing Quality system experience and customer communication activities
  • Certification in Quality Engineering a plus. QS9000 certified auditor training desirable
  • Requirements may be waived based upon work experience
  • Able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of Problem Solving Tools and Techniques

In addition to the above mentioned responsibilities, other activities and duties may be individually defined.