Matchtech

Quality Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Fareham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
26 Apr 2017
Closes
24 May 2017
Ref
EMP389459
Contact
Matthew Hackett
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

A.

Provides Quality customer interface and expertise to proactively assure requirements are understood and satisfied, including assisting in complaint resolution and root cause and corrective action determination

B.

Supports Supply Chain Management organization relative to the collection and analysis of supplier quality data providing expertise and assists suppliers with product and process quality requirements

C.

Executes the development, implementation, and improvement of the appropriate Quality Management Systems throughout the operation, providing advanced quality planning support in the development and launch of new products, processes and services

D.

Participates in the auditing of internal Quality Systems and completes part approval documentation to assure that customer requirements are met in new or modified products and processes

E.

Analyzes organizational quality metrics and performs periodic reviews to evaluate results and recommend action plans to close gaps at an operational level

F.

Develops and analyzes statistical data and product/process performance to recommend and implement improvements in targeted areas

G.

Contributes in the design and implementation of quality assurance training programs and conducts training in quality-related topics

H.

Participates in product development and launch activities including identification of customer expectations, manufacturing and test support, reliability analysis, design reviews, evaluation of test programs, material testing.

I.

Provides support in the way of development and evaluation of process capability, process control plans, analysis of out-of-control conditions and process audits

J.

Develops, implements, and audits inspection and test plans, standards and acceptance criteria, and procedures/work instructions

K.

Investigates and eliminates causes of quality problems and follows up on corrective actions

L.

Participates in the design, procurement, maintenance, and evaluation of gages, measurement instruments, devices and test equipment

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE:

* Thorough understanding of problem solving methods-i.e. Six Sigma, 8D, root cause analysis, and the associated statistical tools used to analyze problems, evaluate and complete improvement projects
* Knowledge and understanding of Supplier Quality Assurance requirements
* Detailed understanding of the key phases and requirements of an effective new product development and launch methodology
* Detailed knowledge of industry and customer specific quality registration schemes and certification processes (i.e., ISO9001, ISO/TS-16949, AS9100 etc).
* Detailed knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements.
* Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to process/product variability, and root cause and corrective action determination.
* Knowledge of product and end user application/specifications, including product testing requirements. (design/process interface)
* Thorough knowledge of gauging and basic understanding of product material properties
* Understanding of engineering design and product reliability concepts and tool sets