Contract Quality Engineer

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    Worcestershire, England

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    Grant Nisbet

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    about 2 years ago

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    3 months

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Contract Quality Engineer
Are you a Contract Quality Engineer who can ensure that all products are introduced, manufactured and verified to customer requirements and corrective actions are effectively implemented when non-conformances are found?
Through product involvement, investigation, monitoring and audits you will take ownership and responsibility for quality and be pro-active in the role of achieving the company target of 100% business quality and product conformance.

Core duties in this role will include;

  • To conduct internal / supplier investigations to determine root cause using structured problem solving techniques.
  • Ensuring effective and robust Containment and Corrective Actions are implemented and verified to prevent repeat concerns.
  • Ensuring that all Quality system documentation is updated in line with Corrective Actions, i.e. Care points, MWI's and Job Wallets.
  • Raising and submit Customer Concessions.
  • Compiling and manage Customer, Internal and Supplier 8D's.
  • To liaise with Customers and undertake Customer visits.
  • Managing the booking and reporting of Internal and External scrap.
  • To liaise with Suppliers and undertake Supplier visits/audits.
  • Participating in operator Training and development.
  • Participating and managing activities detailed in weekly scrap meetings.
  • Undertaking Product, Process and QMS audits in line with schedule.


  • Observing and complying with all aspects of the following International Quality Systems:-

BS EN AS9100:2009 (Aerospace)
ISO/TS16949:2009 (Automotive)

  • Observing and comply with Company Operating Procedures

Personal Specification

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of Automotive & Aerospace quality systems.
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of MSA, PFMEA, Process Flowcharts, Control Plans & Manufacturing Work Instructions.
  • Knowledge and experience in problem solving.

Specific Skills:

  • Familiar with CMM activity and ability to Interpret CMM reports including capability studies.
  • Ability to manage Customer approval requirements, i.e. ISIR, FAI, FAVE or PPAP.
  • Ability to manage Suppliers regarding approval, rating and development.
  • Good understanding and competent in leading 8D activity.
  • Have good practical, technical and analytical skills, with a good understanding of Capability studies and SPC.

Personal Qualities for this Contract Quality Engineer will include:

  • Being able to manage a varied work load in an efficient manner.
  • Being self-motivated, show initiative and take responsibility.
  • The ability to investigate and problem solve using structured problem solving techniques.
  • The ability to communicate at all levels, internally, at Customers and with Suppliers.
  • Building and maintaining good working relationships with Customers and Suppliers.

If keen to learn more please contact Grant Nisbet at Jonathan Lee for more detail.

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