Quality Engineer

Recruiter
Leamington Spa Commercial
Location
Warwick
Salary
£30,000 per annum
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Engineer working for a large manufacturing company based in Warwick on a permanent basis. This is a well establish company who have been in business for over 70 years. The Quality Engineer will be required to work Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 4:15pm and an early finish on a Friday. The salary for this position is £35,000.

Main duties for the Quality Engineer:

  • Performs product or process troubleshooting as necessary, assist direct personnel with same. Interfaces with Design Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Purchasing or other groups on issues pertaining to product acceptance or rejection.
  • Run NCN system and ensure maintenance of the system.
  • Raise 8Ds on Supply base for any non-conformances (internal customers and external customers - Follow up to obtain responses in a timely manner) and ensure effective & timely closure.
  • Carry out in house containment activities, manage quarantine and logs accordingly
  • Communications with supply base and ensure compliance to customer requirements
  • Lead in the analysis and disposition of non-conforming material. Work using a PDCA structure seeking real root cause, implement/verify corrective actions and read across lessons learnt.
  • Set up a standard work routine to align to preventative as opposed to reactive actions.
  • Observe and analyse current methods, processes and make recommendations to bring about improved process/product quality, work simplification and cost reduction.
  • Using input from field data/customers and internal non-conforming material as well as other pertinent sources regarding product quality, develop and implement plans to control and monitor quality improvements.
  • Work with plant resources to meet monthly and annual key metrics.
  • Liaise with all suppliers and customers at all levels building strong key relationships.
  • Draft, advise and implement quality standards, process and procedures throughout the organisation ensuring quality improvements
  • Contribute and advise on calibration, tolerances and test parameters.
  • Manage inspection and testing methods and procedures
  • Preparation of all quality reports and proposals providing recommendations wherever necessary
  • To impart and establish external quality systems/checks prior to delivery
  • Implement continuous improvements through setting KPI’s and data management
  • Adhoc as required.

Requirements:

  • CQI level 5 qualification in quality or equivalent
  • Qualification in Engineering at level 4 or above
  • Familiar with auditing procedures
    Strong working knowledge and understanding of Quality Standards.
  • Problem Solving Skills within an engineering environment
  • Detailed knowledge of inspection, metrology and Quality methodology
  • Good general engineering knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of Quality Assurance framework
  • Good understanding of industry relevant quality processes and procedures

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