Quality Engineer

£30000 - £32000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
My client is a leading manufacturer in its field. Due to their continued success they are now looking to appoint a Quality Engineer to their team. Role/Responsibility: As a Quality Engineer you will be reporting directly into the Quality Manager and will be responsible for the following: Ensure quality procedures are applied and maintained Audit quality systems and processes as required Compilation of APQP / PPAP (Advance Product Quality Planning / Production Part Approval) Process documentation in accordance with TS16949 and automotive customer specific needs Respond to customer concerns Ensure 8D reports are comprehensive and closed in a timely manner Represent the company at customer locations in response to customer concerns, either by presenting at concern meetings, supporting Technical meetings or as part of a hands on support role. This may involve European travel and occasionally may be at short notice Promptly support Quality Related Production concerns Lead and support yield improvement projects, applying DMAIC / PDCA (Define, Measure, Analyse and Control / Plan, Do, Check Act techniques) Support cross functional activities, including feasibility review, PFMEA's, PPAP (Process Failure Mode and Effect / Plan, Do, Check, Act Analysis), production trials, problem identification and resolution. Support SPC (Statistical Process Control) activity, providing guidance and carrying out studies as required Support supplier concerns providing resolutions as required Skills/Qualifications: Computer literacy Good written and verbal communication skills Good analytical and decision making skills An ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team Knowledge of geometrical tolerances and Engineering drawings Good understanding of, and the ability to utilise LEAN tools. Enthusiasm and willingness to learn Effective problem solving skills Strong organisational skills Ability to work to tight tolerances and times schedules Attention to detail This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66731098