Quality Engineer

Fired Up Corporation Ltd
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role outline:

  • Supporting growth and reducing waste in line with business objectives through the use of Quality Systems Methodologies
  • Management & Analysis of Supplier and Customer quality
  • Capturing defects/concerns throughout supply chain
  • Managing Corrective & Preventative Action initiatives
  • Management of Quality System & Quality Inspectors
  • Leading external Quality Systems & Compliance audits

Reporting to: Engineering & Quality Manager

Direct reports: 1 x QC Inspector

Empowerment scope:

  • Prioritising of workload
  • Expenditure within budget
  • Departmental process design, training and auditing
  • Appointment of candidates within recruitment process
  • Appointment of temp to perm candidates within agreed headcount
  • Staff development and training
  • Application of rules and procedures set out in the Employee Handbook
  • Authorisation of wages and timesheets
  • Disciplinary authority up to and including dismissal
  • Liaison with suppliers and other external bodies as required
  • Manage product QC through minimum make specifications
  • Decisions on action to take with defects in IQC

Empowerment limits:

By agreement with Engineering Manager:

  • Replacement of existing roles
  • Pay increases inside or outside of budget
  • Staff development and training
  • Increase/decrease in headcount
  • Changes to regular purchase prices
  • Changes to team structures/design

Authorisation required from Engineering Manager:

  • Expenditure outside of budget
  • Change of corporate goals/strategic focus of department
  • Investment for growth and improvement
  • Decision making in conflict with strategy