Quality Engineer
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RH10, West Sussex, United Kingdom
2d ago
source : jobswipe

A market leading manufacturing company whose equipment is sold to a worldwide customer base. Due to expansion they are now looking to appoint a Quality Engineer who will be actively involved in the day-to-day production activities in production, working to resolve quality issues and prevent their recurrence.

Assist in developing practical working documentation, for example work processes and test documentation, to support production.

Responsibilities

To be actively involved in the day-to-day production / test despatch activities in production, working to resolve quality issues and prevent their recurrence.

Problem solve shop floor level manufacturing issues, liaising with other staff and our suppliers to identify the cause of the non-conformity and appropriate actions to prevent a recurrence.

Work with our design and manufacturing teams to identify and implement changes to our products to improve quality, process throughput and reduce costs.

As required, develop work packages and procedures to assist the transition between design and manufacture

Assess new or changed components to ensure acceptable performance as part of the new production part approval process.

Develop and build close relationships with relevant suppliers, communicating the needs of the company in a professional manner so that we get the best response from them.

Develop the quality of bought-in components and manufactured components to reduce errors and costs.

Ensure that all non-conformities are logged on the Company’s MRP quality system, monitoring progress towards closing issues in a timely manner.

Follow up quality concerns with our suppliers to ensure that effective corrective and preventative action is taken.

Contribute to the company’s culture of continuous improvement, leading teams to reduce waste and build mistake-proofing techniques into our existing processes.

Ensure that all gauges used to determine the acceptability of components, products or processes are suitably calibrated.

Assist in developing practical working documentation, for example work processes and test documentation, to support production.

Assist in developing, implementing and auditing adherence to process flow charts covering all business processes.

Essential Skills Experience :

Degree / HND qualified in an engineering discipline.

Previous experience with an industrial engineering company in a production environment, in either of the following areas :

Electro / Mechanical assembly

Precision CNC machining

Hands-on practical problem solver; able to identify the root cause of concerns and implement corrective and preventive actions.

Able to deal firmly, but amicably, with suppliers to ensure that the quality of their products is continuously improved and that any issues are resolved in a timely manner and without cost.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, reacting to quick changes effectively.

Must speak and write fluent technical English.

Full UK driving license

Beneficial Skills Experience :

Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office

Experience of an MRP / ERP system (preferably Dynamics 365).

Background in Quality Assurance and product inspection methods.

Six sigma green belt.

Design software experience (AutoCAD, Inventor, AutoDesk Inventor)

Experienced in application of formal quality methodologies and, preferably, formally trained in use of quality standards such as ISO9001.

The Package

The minimum salary offered for this position is £30,000 pa however, the client may pay up to £35,000 pa to a candidate who can meet all key qualifications and abilities. + Benefits package

Role : Quality Engineer

Job Type : Permanent

Location : RH10, West Sussex,

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