Quality Engineer


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Bluetownonline Ltd
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Quality Engineer

Location: CM9 5FA, Maldon, Essex.

Salary: £34,000 to £36,000 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent. The position is 40 hours per week and office based

Eppendorf CryoTech is a leading life science company that designs & develops ultra low temperature freezers for liquid handling in laboratories worldwide.

We are currently looking for an experienced Quality Engineer to join our team in Maldon.

About the role:

  • Maintain and continuously improve the company's quality system.
  • Immediate response for production line quality issues.
  • Creation of First Article Inspection (FAI) Reporting.
  • Carry out goods-inwards inspection.
  • Monitor and analyse defect levels across all critical stages of the manufacturing process and feedback trends to all areas. Ensure appropriate corrective actions are taken.
  • Lead preventive and corrective actions in relation to internal and external (supplier, customer) quality issues using 8D methodology.
  • Prepare and present metrics associated with quality trends and related improvements within the supply base. Provide supplier development as necessary.
  • Ensure that documentation is compliant with requirement.
  • Refine and enhance products and processes by applying continuous improvement and key lean manufacturing / production principles and techniques to critical areas of production.
  • Assist with new product introduction to manufacturing.
  • Assist in the analysis of warranty returns.

About you

Education & Qualifications:

  • A degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of working with an ERP/MRP system for part master & parts list generation and maintenance.
  • A qualified ISO9001 and ISO13485 auditor.

Professional competencies, special knowledge:

  • Experience of working in a product design environment within a manufacturing company.
  • Experience of working in an ISO 9001 company with engineering change control, documentation control etc.
  • Experience of new system introduction.
  • Experience of regulatory work on electromechanical products.
  • Experience of Products with temperature or power control, (ideally refrigeration experience).
  • Experience with Lean methodologies required.
  • Capable of inspection parts.

Personal Skills:

  • Good communicator across all levels of the business.
  • Team Orientated.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Why join us

  • 25 days Holiday
  • 5% Employer Pension contribution
  • Unlimited training opportunities
  • On-site parking
  • Flexible working
  • Free Employee Welfare services and Social events

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of: Quality Development Engineer, QA, Product Quality Engineer, Quality Assurance, Quality Assurance Engineer, QA Engineer, Continuous Improvement, Quality Engineering, Quality performance Engineer, Manufacturing Quality Tester, Quality Management System Auditor, QMS may also be considered for this role.

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