Product Quality Improvement Engineer

GPW Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to a significant growth from 300 to 550 employes this year, my client is looking to recruit a Product Quality Improvement Engineer. This role is ideal for somebody looking for a chellenging opportunity. In return you will receive a generous salary, 15% annual bonus and job security.

Job purpose

* To deliver best in class product quality and reliability that exceeds market expectations
* Working within an existing team to continually improve the Quality of business processes & products by identifying opportunities and implementing change that significantly contributes to the overall success of the organisation.
* To support the overall culture transition to one that ensures process owners build Quality into their processes and designs.


* Supporting the QA manager with regards to a culture change within the organisation to ensure process owners are responsible for their Quality performance.
* QMS auditing of the integrated management system.
* Development of key business processes that drive quality into the design e.g. Product Lifecycle Management process.
* Generation of test plans / testing to support new product developments.
* Challenging engineering changes ensuring effective risk reviews take place.
* Handling of product customer complaints - challenging the status quo on designs by working alongside engineering functions.
* Improving data capture / collection and subsequent investigations to prevent reoccurrence of failure modes from internal non-conformances.
* Building Quality into the process by utilising modern Quality techniques.
* Generation of management reports supporting departmental objectives.
* Any other reasonable & relevant duties as requested by the Head of Quality.


* Strong knowledge of root cause problem solving and process control techniques.
* Strong working knowledge of mechanical engineering principles.
* Good working knowledge of engineering production techniques.
* Good working knowledge of the end to end business processes within an organisation.
* Good working knowledge of ISO 9001 fundamentals
* Design change management process knowledge
* Product Lifecycle Management knowledge
* Knowledge of machining. fabrication, welding, sand/die casting etc
* Some knowledge of in-line inspection equipment
* Lean Manufacturing techniques
* Awareness of electrical design, pneumatic system design


* At least 5 years' experience within a complex design to order organisation
* At least 5 years' experience working as a Quality professional
* Internal & External auditing experience
* Experience of driving high impacting initiatives through an organisation.
* Experience of an organisation going through a culture change.


* Degree qualification in a Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
* Formal Quality training / development e.g. CQI
* IRCA certified trained auditor
* ERP systems
* Ability to read / interpret engineering drawings
* Microsoft Office computer literacy, pivot tables etc.
* Ability to diagnose and identify causes of manufacturing faults
* Report writing e.g. justifications, initiatives etc.
* Able to be agile based on changing priorities - strong team player.

Please press apply now if you are interested in the role

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