Root Cause Failure Analysis Engineer

Zebra Technical Recruitment Ltd
Welwyn Garden City, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Root Cause Failure Analysis Engineer - Welwyn Garden City

Excellent Salary, Pension, Private Health Insurance, Share Options, 23 days holiday and more

The Company

This successful engineering company designs and develops state of the art electro-mechanical automation and robotics systems which are used in warehouses and distribution centres.

The Vacancy

Due to rapid growth in product development activities, they have a vacancy for a RCFA (Root-cause-failure-analysis) engineer to work on existing and new products.

  • Lead identification of root cause investigations using problem-solving strategies.
  • Investigate / trouble shoot for quality and technical issues, including onsite visits.
  • Analyse product failures, non-conformances, concerns and defects found and investigate root cause and implement improvement processes.
  • Design and execute product development trials utilising design of experiment (DoE) principles.
  • Identify and introduce suitable test and inspection methods using appropriate equipment and gauging and benchmark against best practice and relevant standards including measurement system analysis and calibration control.
  • Lead Continuous improvement using DFSS, EMS, Kaizen, Lean and Six Sigma problem solving.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate should have a good mix of the following skills and experience;
  • HNC/ degree in an engineering discipline, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics
  • Certified Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma would be advantageous.
  • Proficient in applying DMAIC methodology to projects, processes and products.
  • A lean practitioner with experience of tools such as structured problem solving, VSM, 8D, 5S, Fishbone, etc.
  • Proficient in the use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to analyse data for trends and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Ability to conduct technical experiments and interpret the results
  • Ability to produce and present technical findings across all business levels.
  • Ability to travel to other sites within the UK

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