Quality Engineer

Recruiter
Orion Electrotech
Location
Newbury
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
15 Jul 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Rare opportunity for a Quality Engineer to join a team with huge scope expansion to join a leader in innovative manufacturing heavily supporting industries including; Motorsport, Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and more. We are unchallenged as remaining as the UK's largest supplier of bespoke manufactured products and we are continuing to advance ourselves and our processes.

We are looking to add a Quality Engineer to engage directly with production, suppliers and customers, taking responsibility for product / process performance throughout the product life cycle ie. New Product Introduction and Momentum Production. The role also requires responsibility for more general Quality Assurance and Business Process Improvement activities.

Quality Engineer Key duties:-
Translating and implementing external requirements i.e. international QMS standards, regulatory, customer and technical requirements etc.
Creating and maintaining quality, production and business documentation as required
Quality databases / document control systems
Ensuring audit schedules
Performing process and compliance audits (internal and external)
3rd party and customer audits
Proving support to production teams to address internal and external NCR's and to process concessions etc.
Deal with customers and suppliers to ensure quality performance is monitored
Taking responsibility for collecting, analysing and improving Quality and other business KPI's / Process Effectiveness measures where required
Determining, coordinating and facilitating improvement activities for product and processes in production and office environments
Utilising techniques such as 8D and Six Sigma
Process Quality Planning techniques i.e. APQP, PPAP, SPC, MSA etc. to proactively establish process capability and product maturity
Quality Planning Teams and participating as quality representative in NPI projects
Ensuring approval levels / authorisation stamp controls are established and maintained
Use continuous improvement techniques where appropriate, ie. Lean Manufacturing

Quality Engineer Candidate/Experience:-
HNC / HND (or equivalent) in a technical or science discipline. Formal education / training in quality related subjects preferable i.e. CQI Certificate or Diploma, 6 Sigma, Lead Auditor etc.
Must be able to analyse and interpret complex data
Ability to develop research outcomes into manufacturing solutions.
3D printing technologies would be an advantage
Understanding of machining, fitting and general engineering essential
Strong 'can do' attitude and work ethic
An organised and tidy approach to work
Excellent at prioritising urgent tasks alongside longer projects
Enjoys communicating with a wide range of people and is able to present their research findings
Be proactive, enthusiastic and able to self-manage

If you're interested in our Quality Engineer role please click apply now

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