Salary: £ 30,000 per Annum
Reference : 19450

Our client has an exciting opening for a Quality Engineer to provide quality support within their manufacturing facility.  They are a leading manufacturer of industrial products globally and require an individual to monitor and manage customer complaints and liaise with internal stakeholders to determine causes and propose corrective actions.

 Remuneration Package: -

 This role comes with a competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday (plus statutory holidays) and a Defined Contribution Scheme (of which a combined total of 12% can be applied).

Job Specification: -

 Specific responsibilities will include the following:-  

  • Monitor and communicate RFT (right first time) figures daily and weekly to production / process personnel;

  • Derive and analyse COPQ (cost of poor quality) data, determining causes and proposing actions to reduce it to meet corporate targets;

  • Manage all specials supplier complaints;

  • Maintain and audit all Specials quality documentation; Quality Plans, Procedures, Test Methods;

  • Manage all BASEC product pickups, supplying samples, communicating evaluation results with manufacturing/process engineering / product engineering and putting onto place corrective actions for any product failures;

  • Manage all Specials internal non-conformances, making decisions on the suitability of material to go to the customer, arranging re-work in collaboration with planning and deriving corrective actions with manufacturing/process engineering;

  • Undertake Quick Process Audits (QPA’s);

  • Ensure that the programme of internal product audits (sample testing) is completed according to the current programme, doing the actual testing (co-ordinating with the Fire Test laboratory) and reporting results;

  • Act as hosts for both BASEC and LPCB auditing, accompanying them on factory tours and auditing of procedures/documents; &

  • Audit calibration of equipment and undertake calibration of machine length gauges.

Candidate Specification: -

The successful candidate will ideally be educated to degree level in a technical discipline and have proven manufacturing quality-related experience.  Knowledge within industrial manufacturing would be an advantage, but not essential.  You will be highly self-motivated with an enthusiastic, analytical and hands-on approach. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal are essential as is the ability to work independently and as a key member of a small team