Quality Engineer

Recruiter
I and M Consulting
Location
Bedford
Salary
£32000 - £37000/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Quality Engineer

Job Summary:

Our client is seeking a Quality Engineer to join their Quality Assurance Team. The successful candidate shall be required to work within a ISO 9001 environment while providing through their experience, quality assurance skills to the design, manufacturing and assembly processes to ensure the compliance of customer specifications, industry standards and internal company standards.

Reporting to: Quality Manager

Key Responsibilities:
• Contribute to maintaining the companies ISO9001 accredited quality
management system.
• Inspect completed assemblies and finished parts to specification prior
to delivery.
• Sample inspection of new, bought in components and castings to
specifications using a range of inspection instruments, gauges and
CMM.
• Investigate internal/external non-conformances using a range of
problem solving tools and liaise with vendors and internal departments
to implement solid corrective actions.
• Investigate customer complaints, provide input to achieve problem
resolutions and document findings.
• Initial inspection and report creation for returned goods.
• Track components through the manufacturing process to confirm the
manufacturing requirements have been correctly followed. Complete
contract required documentation and reports when required.
• Create non-conformance reports and scrap notifications as required.
• Create and submit engineering change requests.
• Maintain and create In-process working instructions.
• Carry out internal company audits and external supplier audits.
• Assist with the management of the company’s calibration system.

Key Skills & Experience
• Demonstrates excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Customer and results focused
• Demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment
• Can use their own initiative and accurately manage their workload
• Has excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
• Strong written and verbal skills
• Must be from an engineering background with experience in precision
machined parts

Essential Criteria
• Degree level education or equivalent related industry experience.
• Sound knowledge of milling, turning and grinding processes.
• Sound knowledge of Inspection methodology.
• Experience in working in a busy environment.
• Experience in a customer facing environment.
• Experience in Quality Assurance problem solving methods.
• Meticulous eye for detail.
• Valid UK driving license.

Desirable Criteria
• Have experience with facilitating visits from customers.
• Have experience of raw material certifications to BS EN10204-2.1 to 3.2.
• Have experience of hydraulic/pneumatic pressure testing