Grant Nisbet

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Grant is an expert in the recruitment of operational, quality and manufacturing professionals within the automotive sector, supporting OEMs, SMEs, tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers.

Working on a contingency or retained basis, he has successfully recruited for companies based in the UK, Europe and Middle East, ranging from graduate to senior management and executive level appointments.

He is BA (Hons) Business Management qualified and has specialised in technical recruitment for over 15 years, delivering the highest calibre recruitment service.

Both clients and candidates benefit from his technical understanding, sector knowledge and his consultative approach; gaining an in-depth understanding of their needs and adopting a working partnership to form long-standing relationships.

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NPI Quality Engineer

NPI Quality Engineer Coventry Design, Development and Manufacturing Competitive salary and package offered     Are you looking for a role demanding an innovative data driven approach and the opportunity to run cradle to grave quality activities? This is an exciting time for this fast paced engineering company as they continue with their growth plans through 2021 and beyond, you will see significant exposure to ; NPI activities with the suppliers; Management and development of the organisation and supplier performance; and in identifying VA/VE activities to maintain and improve global positioning.   In this Quality Engineer role the NPI Supplier Facing Activities will include; To lead and support project meetings with Bladon and suppliers To lead the supplier approval process To lead advanced product quality planning activities -APQP To initiate NCIORS, communicate with suppliers to return/ replace stock The reporting supplied part status into project meetings To support, including undertaking, inspection and test status requirements as defined by regulations, engineering product specifications and product approvalUndertaking on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of corrective actions To review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborating with suppliers on process improvement and value enhancement opportunities Managing and coordinating supplier performance, problem solving, cost recovery and warranty activities To collate and evaluating supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities across the supply chain The setting and reporting out on KPIs to drive Continuous Improvement activities Maintaining supplied part approval status as required during change/ launch     It is likely that Plant Quality duties will include; Managing line performance data to support PQA Engineering Promoting the use of Continuous Improvement techniques throughout the business including Lean, 6-Sigma, Poka-Yoke, Measurement System Analysis, SPC and PFMEA Leading internal quality audits, applying best practice and coordinating audit plans To respond to and work cross functionally to resolve reported customer technical issues Delivering training on quality awareness     It is hoped that the successful Quality Engineer will be able to offer; Proven track record within automotive or aerospace Quality Assurance Engineering Likely qualified to HNC level within a related Engineering discipline (Mechanical /Electrical) A working knowledge of casting, pressing, harnesses or electronics Strong problem-solving abilities with the 8D, 5 why and able to demonstrate a wide range of tools and techniques (Ishikawa, is/ is not DoE etc) An excellent working knowledge of ISO9001, preferably lead auditor trained An excellent working knowledge of AIAG core tools Proven communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and influence a cross functional team where direct authority does not exist Training to Lean 6 Sigma Green Belt preferred   Interviews will be booked for January so if keen to learn more about this role please contact to learn more Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

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