Project Quality Engineer

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    Banbury, Oxfordshire

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    Mark Bignell

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    about 2 years ago

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Project Quality Engineer
Automotive, launch, quality, manufacturing, PPAP, APQP, DVP, FMEA, R&R, measurement

A Project Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of product launch and process development for new product introduction within a high-volume manufacturing environment. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received.

Due to introduction of new products and new vehicle build programs this company, a world class manufacturing of automotive parts and systems based Banbury requires a high calibre, well organized and proactive Project Quality Engineer who is an excellent problem solver to support the launch of new products into manufacturing for a new permanent role. As a Project Quality Engineer you will support Quality Engineering in driving forward new product launch activities into production ensuring that the project is on time and within set quality targets. The position will require you to:

  • Assist with new product design and process development
  • Preparation of PPAP package for submission to customer
  • Delivery of FMEA, SPC, capability studies and generate/update Control Plans
  • Establish significant and critical characteristics with the customer and suppliers
  • Liaison with Production Engineering and Project Management during and following analysis to enable process development
  • Co-ordination and management of DVP testing to deliver findings to customer
  • Co-ordination and participation in new gauge/fixture development fixture (R&R studies)
  • Support trials both in Banbury and at toolmakers / equipment manufacturers to provide required Quality advice and support
  • Driver of APQP process with suppliers during project phase
  • Generate gauge / check fixture specification and agree with customer
  • Presentation of dimensional results to customer during build status events
  • Review and approval of supplier PPAP package while compiling of customer APQP files

The Project Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience:

  • Quality Engineering of new product onto site
  • Product launch and NPI to support the delivery of new components into manufacturing
  • Knowledge of quality standards and IATF16949 and APQP process
  • To project a professional image of the company to customers / visitors
  • To use the escalation procedure for any issues/concerns e.g. Quality / downtime

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of product quality in launching products from concept through to production within a 1st Tier automotive organisation or OEM seeking to develop and your career within a forward thinking organisation. In return for your experience, this Banbury-based Automotive company will offer you:

  • £Competitive Salary
  • Benefits package
  • Career development within the upfront development and launch of some exciting new vehicle programs

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of product launch within the automotive arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Quality Engineers role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email

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