Quality Engineer

10 May 2017
01 Jun 2017
Matthew Hackett
Contract Type
Full Time
A new position has arisen within the Product Quality Team for a Quality Engineer. A positive attitude and approach to continuous improvement programmes is a prerequisite for this role. The ideal candidate will be educated to an HNC/HND level of qualification in an engineering discipline and / or have significant experience with quality management systems and knowledge of auditing. Candidates should be confident and self-motivated, work well within a team and have the ability to communicate and work at all levels within the business.

Skills and experience required:

* Background of working in within a Quality Management or Quality Engineering environment (min 5 years).
* Problem solving experience, preferably to Six Sigma green belt or equivalent.
* Knowledge of Business management systems ERP / MRP (SAP), configuration tools etc.
* Competent in the use of common IT software including Microsoft Word / Excel / Access databases and SharePoint.
* Knowledge of some or all of common the Quality core tools including PPAP, NPI/APQP/Control Plan, FMEA, SPC, 8D, MSA.
* A basic awareness of Quality Systems such as ISO9000, AS9100, CAA & FAA (EASA), TickIT Plus. An audit qualification would be advantageous.

* Some knowledge of Software and /or basic Electronics Engineering is also desirable.

Main Key responsibilities:

* Ensure compliance to the AS9100 Standard, uphold company cardinal rules and comply with Health, Safety and Environmental Policies
* Manage Change Control Activities through to completion by reviewing and signing off internal and external production permits and concessions (deviations).
* Drive escape resolution and non-conformance reviews through to completion, achieving key milestones within the process i.e. Containment, Root cause analysis, Mistake proofing.
* Review Customer scorecards (customer feedback) and apply various techniques in order to remedy the findings / results.
* Responsible for ensuring that the product meets the desired quality standards required to minimise quality costs and maximise customer satisfaction whilst ensuring that procedures and processes are adhered to.
* Responsible for identifying and raising quality issues and for speedily resolving them to ensure zero impact to the customer.
* Where appropriate get involved with customer reviews and manage customer specific requirements and effectively communicate these throughout the business whilst offering technical support where required.
* Offer constructive and valuable feedback in all matters related to Quality Management, as and when required and provide guidance to others.
* Implement standard work practices across the department and wider business in order to achieve the benefits associated with such activities.

Please note that potential candidates will be subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and background checks and that project access restrictions may apply to some nationalities.

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