A Quality Engineer opportunity has just become available, within a leading First Tier supplier to the Automotive Sector. Located within the Aston area, this company is offering sociable working hours and a competitive starting salary package of up to £35,000 for the best, proactive engineering professional. Quality Engineer requirements include - Attending to supplier related issues and meeting customer expectations. Helping ensure that processes needed for the TS/IATF16949 are established, implemented and maintained. Conducting visits and audits at customer plants as required. Investigating all quality issues related to the supplier & customer. Meeting with suppliers and customers on a regular basis to develop, implement and manage key performance indicators. Attend to quality issues encountered in production. Meeting with production/maintenance teams to discuss performance/quality issues. Conducting process/machine audits. Leading investigations of root cause analysis for in process concerns using 8D, SPC, 5Y etc. Maintaining 5S for quarantine areas. Ensuring suppliers are meeting supplier KPIs. Complying with the environmental management requirements of the company. Desirables for this Quality Engineer opportunity - Strong understanding of Quality Engineering Processes. Previous experience working for an Automotive Manufacturing business. Knowledge of ISO/TS16949/IATF. Experience in internal auditing. Proactive work ethic. Customer & supplier management experience. Knowledge of Quality tools such as FMEA, 8D,5Y analysis, control plan. Relevant engineering/manufacturing degree or HND, BTec/NVQ equivalent. Quality Engineer Position benefits - Part of an ever expanding business. Progression opportunities. Pension and holiday package. Day time working hours. To apply for this position, please apply through this advert immediately. Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities. ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.