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APQP Engineer

  • Salary: To £45,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Quality
  • Contact: Grant Nisbet
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446115
  • Expiry Date: 05 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 59283

APQP Engineer



Circa £45,000 + benefits

Can you offer experience in a high-volume Tier 1 / 2 automotive manufacturing environment and a detailed knowledge of IATF16949 / ISO 9001 legislation?

The APQP E ngineer will be responsible for development phase documentation and for keeping it updated in the serial phase, ensuring a smooth hand over to production to ensure adherence to Manufacturing KPIs. You will be working for a leading manufacturer of flexible printed circuit connectors, flat foil & cable connectors, electrical busbar & wire elements for automotive heating and lighting applications.

Key responsibilities for this APQP Engineer role will include;

Business Processes:

Document control and new model introduction

Design/Process/Material/Supplier change

Audit and non-conforming products

Task Management:

Control plan, flow chart, FMES, SPC, MSA, IMDS and test definitions

Planning external tests

Leading the relevant APQP items within the project team

PPAP submissions

8D principles for development phase investigation

Consultation re audit results and corrective actions


Training and keeping up to date with quality principles


A leadership approach and day to day man-management and teamwork ethos across cross-functional teams

Excellent communication and presentation skills

A strong problem solver and quick decision maker with a keen eye for detail

An Engineering Degree of HND qualification is desired, as is a knowledge of Six Sigma, proven experience in a high volume manufacturing and competence in Microsoft Office.

This is an exciting time to be joining a business as they embark on a period of significant growth, if keen to learn more please contact or call on 01384 446115

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.