Root Cause Failure Analysis Engineer

Recruiter
Zebra Technical Recruitment Ltd
Location
Welwyn Garden City, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
995317658
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Responsibilities;
  • 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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