Quality Engineer

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP40000/annum
10 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Quality Engineer

Salary: 35k Circa

Location: Coventry, West Midlands, Birmingham, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

The Client: A global OEM of construction machinery.

The Role:

Lead continuous improvement of Coventry Quality system, standards and procedures through introduction of world class tools, techniques and methodologies.


• Facilitate quality standard design, development & improvement
• Develop, execute and analyse quality procedures
• Establish processes to maintain quality standards
• Develop, facilitate, and lead activities focused on risk reduction (current and future) across all internal production processes
• Ensure accuracy of production process risk reporting
• Lead customer quality issue investigation, immediate containment and route-cause corrective action
• Support Andon problem resolution through timely response to the escalation process.
• Process 'Problem Investigation Reports' in a timely manner applying robust long-term containment actions. Utilise various problem solving and analysis techniques e.g. 8D, SPC, FMEA, Taguchi, QFD
• Ensure proper inspections and product quality
• Support quality gate development and improvement
• Establish, maintain, analyse and report quality metrics
• Develop & implement training materials
• Lead ECN and NPPD quality activities, ensuring changes/new models are delivered according to plan to the correct quality standards. Developing and maintaining the use of timing plans, advanced quality planning techniques e.g. PPAP and FMEA etc???
• Support Value Engineering (VA/VE) and Cost Reduction initiatives by providing technical and quality liaison internally and throughout our supplier base with the potential deployment of Lean methodologies.
• Promote TBS methodologies
• Promote company values and behaviours
• Lead, coach & support Quality problem solving activities
• Lead projects and/or improvement events
• Conduct internal quality & compliance audits (ISO, SOX, GEAR etc???)
• Liaise with sister segment to meld Quality programs together
• Help give feedback and improve robustness of Coventry Quality Program
• Ensure process, supplied components, and production performance fall within the parameters of Quality system parameters


• Intermediate PC user level (i.e. Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel).
• Ability to produce and work to timing plans.
• Previous experience of quality and problem solving techniques.
• Previous experience in a Manufacturing environment is essential.
• An understanding of Lean manufacturing systems.
• Possess good level of problem solving skills.
• Possess good communication skills to effectively communicate at all levels within the organisation and externally.
• Possess good analytical skills and have the ability to think creatively.
• Process improvement
• Quality systems knowledge (ISO 9000)
• Degree or equivalent in Manufacturing or Business
• Industrial, Manufacturing or Quality based Engineering related qualification.
• Full clean driving license.

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