A major automotive and safety critical sub-systems company who supply all the OEM's worldwide is seeking an experienced Quality Engineer to lead all Forward Project Quality requirements for new product launches.
Senior Quality Engineer
Location: West Midlands
Seeking an experienced Project based Quality Engineer to be responsible for advanced quality planning for a range of new vehicles working closely with a global OEM customer. You will also be responsible for the management of the APQP aspects from feasibility through to SOP.
o Manage customer APQP and PPAP processes for assigned projects.
o Ensure quality control plans, MSA, IMDS data, gauge validation are prepared & validated
o Liaison and effective communication with appropriate functions within the company, customer and key suppliers including supplier APQP approval.
o Planning and co-ordination of QA activities relating to pre-mass activity for input into the company.
o Report and presentation of NPI programmes status for all quality metrics and status with all levels of the customer (internal and external).
You will already be an accomplished quality professional ; Project Quality Engineer, Advanced Quality Engineer, APQP Engineer, NPI Quality Engineer ; with significant exposure to new project introduction or product launch activity, and now seeking a more autonomous role responsible for a number of key automotive OEM customers.
o Excellent working knowledge of AIAG automotive quality tools & systems relating to APQP, PPAP and PSW sign off.
o Lead or internal audit training to IATF16949 desirable
o Proven programme management experience using a gate way management or similar tool kit.
o Comfortable working independently where attention to detail and quality output are essential.
o Ability to build good relationships and negotiate effectively, all aspects of project related items.
o Regular travel within the UK and occasional requirement to undertake business travel overseas.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Quality Engineer or Quality Management professional to join one of the largest global automotive suppliers and the opportunity to develop your career into senior management. In return our client is offering training and career development plus a fantastic salary and benefits package.
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