Quality Engineer


  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Leeds
  • Posted: 18/04/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419477

Job Details

Part of a major international group, this organisation has a volume manufacturing facility producing high value products for the automotive industry. The plant is currently undergoing a period of transformation and capital investment to ensure the business remains competitive in an ever changing environment. As a result an experienced customer facing Quality Engineer is sought to continually improve the business performance, lead NPI and customer satisfaction.

Senior Quality Engineer
Industry: FMCG / automotive manufacturing
Location: Dewsbury, commutable from Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Leeds, Halifax areas
Salary: to £45000 + benefits

Reporting directly to the Quality Manager, you will be responsible for customer complaint resolution, process/ product audit, IMDS reporting and PPAP submission to ensure quality, productivity and efficiency gains are achieved.

Key Responsibilities:
o Monitor and analyse Production Quality performance
o Customer Concerns management and resolution of faults through Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and structured Problem Solving (8D, Fish Bone, Taguchi)
o Manage the containment activity and disposition of products / materials
o Compile PPAP documentation against Customer Specific requirements ( Documentation and Timing )
o Maintain and update Control Plans inline with FMEA and Corrective action activity
o Process Improvement projects within milestones and budgets
o Quality lead on-site internal auditing

Qualifications and Aptitudes:
To be successful in this role you will already have several years experience working within a high volume manufacturing plant in a Quality Engineer capacity and will see this a tremendous opportunity to establish and influence the technical direction within a fast paced production plant.
o HNC/ Degree level or equivalent in Manufacturing / Mechanical Engineering or apprentice trained
o Fast pace continuous manufacturing process expertise, such as plastics, powder, textile, packaging, FMCG or Automotive industrial sector
o Ideally technical experience gained in thermally sensitive manufacturing processes
o Previous experience on a senior management team and proven experience of managing a quality function
o Strong quality tool kit (PPAP/ APQP) and auditing experience ( ISO 9001/ IATF16949 )
o Problem identification and problem solving tools
o Proven ability to manage customers expectations and deal with suppliers

About Our Client:
Our client is an international market leader in the manufacturing of high value automotive components supplied directly into a major automotive OEM. The plant is undergoing a period of transformation with significant planned capital investment in order to establish a World Class Manufacturing facility.

In return our client is offering a very competitive salary, pension contribution, life assurance, staff discounts and corporate discount schemes. More importantly this is a fantastic opportunity to influence a modern manufacturing factory and lead a team to become world class operation.

Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020 technical-recruitment.co.uk

At Technical Network we use our relationships to represent Talent and Industry - with our specialist recruitment and industry knowledge connecting the two. Specialising in manufacturing, engineering, scientific recruitment working closely within the aerospace, automotive and food & drink market sectors, focusing on permanent and interim /contract positions for specialist technical and management roles.


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