New Product Quality Engineer - Interior & Safety

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    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing

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    £45k - 50k per year + Bonus Scheme, Pension Plan, Bupa Health Cover

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    Grant Nisbet

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    01384 446115

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    2 months ago

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New Product Quality Engineer (Interior and Safety)



Fixed Term Contract


Working in key new product development you will own and drive quality activities; specifically to support the Interior & Safety Engineering Teams ensuring all new products / systems are robustly designed and validated using recognised engineering quality tools & techniques.

Working closely with Engineering, Manufacturing and Suppliers the challenge will be to ensure delivery of a robust, reliable product and ensuring lessons are learnt from past experience. This role will offer exposure throughout the whole lifecycle of product development, allowing the opportunity to define and improve the way the company work, building on past experience but with an innovative approach to delivering excellence.

Key duties for this New Product Quality Engineer role will include;

Drive and facilitate Failure Mode Avoidance activities (QHR, PFMEA / DFMEA etc) within the Interior & Safety Team

Ensure robustness of component & vehicle levels

Support development of Project Robustness Assessment

Conduct virtual and physical fresh eyes / campaign prevention reviews

Concerns management and progression

Product and part Quality inspection process & standard generation

Support Quality attributes and reliability target definition & achievement

Understand new vehicle system functionality and test / validation requirements

Ensure Vehicle validation processes are aligned with new vehicle content / technology

Ensure Engineering data / drawings / specifications are robust and will deliver a Quality product

Become subject matter expert within Quality department for Interior & Safety systems & technologies

Lead problem resolution and root cause activity using 8D / Six Sigma Methodologies

Support vehicle reliability evaluations with technical diagnosis support

Support Supplier Quality Engineering in delivery fully approved components for new products


Expectations for the successful candidate will include;

Having a Degree qualification (or HNC minimum) in an Automotive Engineering discipline

Proven experience of Automotive Interior & Safety systems either as OEM or Tier 1 supplier

Understanding or knowledge of ISO 26262

The ability to demonstrate application of engineering quality tools & techniques

Prior experience of the application of engineering quality tools in a vehicle programme

The appreciation of Automotive Engineering Quality Tools within vehicle programmes


If keen to learn more about this fixed term New Product Quality Engineer role please contact Grant Nisbet at

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.

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