Back to Job Search

Process Quality Engineer

  • Location: Dagenham
  • Salary: To £44,000
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Quality
  • Contact: Grant Nisbet
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446115
  • Client: MS-RT
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 58882

Process Quality Engineer


To £44,000




Can you offer a deep knowledge in quality systems (ISO9001 / IATF16949), quality process design, continuous improvement, quality control and assurance, process robustness, six sigma and monitoring of quality performance?

You will support on challenging improvement projects internally and with external partners in the area of quality, six sigma, qualification & validation, improvements, efficiency and optimisation. Specifically, you must have experience of working and co-operating cross-functionally with R&D, Production, Process Engineering, Maintenance, Automation and IT.


Key responsibilities for this Process Quality Engineer role will include:

Developing PFMEA's, process flow charts and conducting MSAs

Defining and producing the Quality Control plans for each process operation

Set up quality monitoring procedures, quality KPI's, evaluate performance and make improvement proposals, i.e. Process capability: SPC and Cpk

Co-ordinate quality gate reviews in the Product Development process from start of design phase through to manufacturing of products

Oversee the Quality Control and testing plan, review results and process performance and initiate improvement projects

Manage and lead lean initiatives including meeting the company wide 5S targets and introduction of value stream mapping

Lead trouble shooting and root cause analysis activities in relation to deviations and quality issues, e.g 8D and non-conformity investigations

Expert in complex problem solving and process optimisation, i.e skilled in DMAIC and data analysis etc.

Collaborate closely with Customer quality engineers to deliver required input to customer projects, e.g. PPAP documentation

Develop, implement and audit standard procedures and instructions

Facilitate DFMEA's and PFMEA's


In addition to the ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management and a proactive nature, this role will require:

Education in relevant quality and industrialisation discipline

Certified six sigma professional, i.e. green or black belt

Knowledgeable in statistics and data analysis

Proven experience of quality management within medium to high volume assembly/production

Knowledge of quality management systems, e.g. ISO 9001, IATF16949, TQM

Experience in developing processes, standards, procedures and documentation in an efficient way to ensure high quality products to meet customer requirements

Project management skills and a successful track record of leading quality improvement/six sigma projects in manufacturing and/or with suppliers


If keen to learn more about this Process Quality Engineer role please contact Grant on

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.