Matchtech

Sustainment Engineer

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Location
Wimborne
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
22 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP393005
Contact
Matthew Hackett
Discipline
Electro-Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Key Responsibilities:



* Drive engineering actions and support of Quality initiatives, including identification and reduction of Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) and other non-conformances
* Engineering process design assurance
* Drive effective Quality Clinic Process Charts of engineering deliverables to external customers
* Support reviews of all external customer Escapes and significant Turnbacks
* Drive improvements in engineering quality through provision of process, deliverable and performance metrics
* Track and drive actions for quality-related improvement targets
* Implement the engineering-owned aspects of UPPAP
* Prepare Product Support Engineering organisation for quality audits (eg AS9100)
* Lead First Time Test Yield (FTTY) efforts
* Lead Zero Defect efforts
* Improve product quality through driving customer and supplier escapes to zero with no repeat escapes
* Ensure that Control Plans, Process Flows and Routings are in place for all products
* Ensure all Quality Clinic investigations are successfully resolved
* Monitor Yield trends and implement continuous improvement plans
* Support the Business in achieving the Unit Production Cost targets, through monitoring, maintaining and improving process and product yield.
* Support team in the resolution of issues with offline hardware across the product range
* Monitor yields and drive process improvements through relentless root cause analysis
* Implement Mistake Proofing Level 1 processes



Person Specification:



Position requires strong communication skills and ability to work across the organisation and various disciplines, including Engineering, Quality and Operations.



* Strong process skills
* Familiarity with Lean ways of working, UPPAP or equivalent Automotive Industry Action Group PPAP, and policy deployment
* Ability to directly manage a small Sustainment Engineering team



Degree / HND qualified in an engineering discipline.