Quality Engineer

Oscar Harrington Engineering & Technology Recruitm
£32 per hour
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


A Quality Engineer with experience of working within an automotive assembly environment is required for a permanent employment opportunity with a leading international automotive company based in Perry Barr, Birmingham.

The role is offering pay rate of £32 per hour based on years of relevant industry experience.

The Company

Our client is a leading automotive technology company that specialises in the design and manufacture of complex, mechatronic, advanced vehicle safety systems.

Key Responsibilities

Customer Management

  • Global management of the customer across all levels and regions.
  • A particular focus is the introduction of new practices and procedures to improve feedback and control of both 0km and warranty returns to enable effective and timely problem solving.
  • Through procedures and tactical work plans ensure the company is presented with the best position to protect itself against customer cost of quality recovery actions.

Internal Manufacturing Quality

  • Monitor and verify production processes, developing opportunities to improve product quality and reduce scrap.
  • Provide technical support to all areas of the production process, interfacing with other functional groups as required.
  • Development of product control plans and manufacturing instructions.
  • Conduct internal audits in accordance with internal procedures and TS16949:2009 requirements.

New Product Introduction

  • Management of Advanced Product Quality Planning from design concept through to introduction into production, covering the full supply chain, through to Vehicle Manufacturer level customers.
  • Regular reporting of status to all levels of management within the company and to customers.

Skills / Experience Required

  • Overseeing and coordinating work flow in work unit.
  • Disciplined, committed and flexible approach.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Factual and analytical based decision making.
  • Knowledge of ISO9001/TS16949 requirements.
  • Working knowledge & experience of APQP/PPAP/PSW.
  • Problem solving tools and techniques, e.g. 8D methodology, 5Y etc.
  • International travel required (sometimes at short notice requiring flexibility in terms of working hours)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualification in Electrical/Electronic manufacturing or engineering.
  • Minimum 4 years hands on Quality Engineering experience working within an automotive assembly environment.
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems and tools.
  • Six Sigma accreditation would be advantageous.
  • Internal Auditor Qualification.

Additional Notes

If you are interested in this position please APPLY NOW or for further information you can contact James Laver on or email

Keywords: Systems, Automotive assembly, Electronic, Manufacturing, 8D methodology and Development.