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Quality Engineer

  • Location: Worcester
  • Salary: £35k - 40k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Manufacturing & Materials
  • Function: Quality
  • Contact: Kulbir Samra
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  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 58884

Role: Quality Engineer

Salary: £35'000 - £38'000 (more for the right candidate)

Hours: 8am till 4.30pm - 1pm finish on Fridays (39 hour working week)

Location: Worcester

Due to increased business with a major OEM, my client has a need for an experienced / responsible Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer - Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the customer quality landscape
  • Ownership of the internal quality landscape
  • Ownership of the supplier quality landscape
  • Produce accurate and timely information on the performance of quality aspects for use across the business
  • Be a leading example, coach and mentor of problem solving methodologies
  • Undertake any other duties of a similar nature consistent with the responsibilities of this post

Quality Engineer - Key Performance Measures:

  • Reduction in cost of non-quality (CONQ) - measured via % reduction is scrap, rework, customer returns / warranty claims & customer complaints in parts per million (PPM)
  • Product Conformance - measured via customer complaints product audits, full dimensional layout inspection
  • Process Conformance - measured via process measures, SPC performance, process audit results, customer audit results
  • Supplier concern data - measured via supplier concern data, 8D status and number of open issues, supplier chargebacks

Quality Engineer - Person Specification: Behaviours

  • Professionalism: Both in communication internally and externally
  • Respectful: of other departments, peers and colleagues within the organization
  • Assertive: providing strong and capable leadership on all elements with their remit
  • Measured; sound judgement is applied in all situations
  • Honesty: integrity of communication is ensured at all times
  • Innovative: creativity is freely expressed and encouraged to solve problems

Quality Engineer - Person Specification: Essential

  • They must be able to take the initiative and work with little supervision
  • Display a positive can do attitude, and a hands on approach is essential in this business
  • Lead the team and close out all problems as they occur
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience ideally within Automotive or Castings (Sector experience not essential)

Quality Engineer - Person Specification: Preferable

  • HNC / HND level within a related Engineering discipline
  • Problem solving abilities, preferably based with a six sigma framework at a Green Belt Level
  • High levels of knowledge on core tools (PPAP, PFMEA, Control Plan, SPC, MSA)

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.