Job Details


Burton upon Trent


£35000 - £38000 per annum



Job Details

A Senior Quality Engineer is sought a leading engineering & manufacturing business who have won significant new programmes with automotive OEM customers
Quality Engineer
Salary: to£38000 + benefits  
Location: Staffordshire (commutable from Derby, Uttoxeter, Burton, Barton, Lichfield, Ashby de la Zouch, Tamworth areas)
This is an interesting and varied responsibility to work for a business that design and manufacture components and assemblies for a wide range of automotive OEM customers, so this role affords the opportunity to work on customer projects from concept through to series production
o Co-ordinating and controlling investigation of Customer/Supplier complaints to enable a full understanding of the real root cause failure and corrective actions
o Monitoring the implementation and effectiveness of any corrective actions taken to eliminate Supplier or Customer complaints.
o Accountable for all line quality issues - containment, corrective action, risk assessment and 8D.
o Continuous monitoring of the manufacturing processes by audits, statistical analysis or any other relevant technique to support continuous improvement.
o Provide guidance to the shop floor staff on Quality Assurance and cost saving techniques.
Applications are sought from experienced Quality Engineers with significant knowledge of production quality control and new product introduction gained within automotive tier 1 or OEM manufacturing.
o Apprentice trained, HNC or Degree in an engineering or technical discipline
o Ability to liaise with and manage OEM customer and supplier expectations 
o Structure problem solving skills – 8D, 5Y, A3, PPS
o Knowledge of lean manufacturing methods and techniques, ideally gained working within automotive, yellow goods, aerospace or similar regulated environment
o Familiar with volume assembly processes
o Internal auditor experience - IATF 16949, ISO 9001
o Proven ability to use quality tools such as PPAP, Control Plans, MSA and PFMEA.
The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Quality Engineering professional to join a specialist division of a global manufacturing organisation who are both winning and quoting for significant new business, particularly with emerging new EV automotive and volume manufacturers. In return our client is offering an competitive salary and benefits package including contributary pension scheme, life assurance, onsite car parking, 34 days holiday, discounted gym membership, employee discount schemes, cycle to work scheme. In addition the role offers flexible working arrangements plus excellent training and development opportunities. Above all this is an opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the modern organisation who are continuing to invest in modern machinery and infrastructure.
Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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