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Lead QMT Engineer

  • Location: Oxford
  • Salary: Market related per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Quality
  • Contact: Jordyn Disspain
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446130
  • Duration: until Dec 22
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 29 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 62152

Job title: Lead QMT Engineer (Inside IR35)

Role: RollingContract - until end of Dec 22 (Opportunity to be extended after Dec for 12 months)

Location: Oxford

Hours: Full Time (40 hours)

Rate: Up to £27.53 per hour Ltd

We are looking for a Lead Quality Engineer in Oxford to get hands on within a multi-discipline team.

As a Lead QMT you will be responsible for:

  • Using Manufacturing process knowledge
  • Managing suppliers (alongside other departments will be identifying, and nominating, new suppliers), management of critical supplier concerns, steer the supplier launch and quality departments to develop and manage the pre-serial activities in line with project milestones.
  • Series work (ensuring what they are delivering in series, standards, and targets etc)
  • Looking through the data that the supplier will be supplying themselves
  • Manage escalations and problems associated with your supplier scope, conducting root cause analysis to determine long- and short-term solutions, and escalating issues as appropriate
  • Looking at new introductions, involved in making sure the supplier is setting up for the new launch, making sure the component is right. 
  • Leading the team, to efficiently manage suppliers, and achieve project targets
  • Approval of Assembly parts (seats) quality prior to launch and in production

As the Parts Quality Lead you should have the following skills/experiences/competencies:

  • A degree (or equivalent) in Physics or Engineering would be beneficial
  • Strong manufacturing process knowledge and Business Process IT knowledge
  • Experience in Production quality control methods and systems, quality management systems, tools, and maturation processes
  • Experience within a similar role at management level. The ability to take ownership of issues and find solutions, work under pressure, and to deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills; across business functions, and to different levels of employees/stakeholders/suppliers
  • German language would be beneficial.

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. Apply now if you have a background in Quality Engineering, Manufacturing processes, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering. If you have any questions about the Lead QMT Engineer’s role, please contact Jordyn Disspain at Jonathan Lee Recruitment using

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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.