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APQP Engineer - Birmingham (West Brom, Sutton, Solihull, Halesowen circle)

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Ref: 1244 Date Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2020
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an APQP Engineer for leading automotive manufacturer based in Halesowen. As APQP Engineer, you will be responsible for development phase documentation as per R&D this should ensure smooth handing over to production and helps to achieve manufacturing KPIs.

Salary circa £35,000 + benefits

As an APQP Engineer, your key responsibilities will include

  • Ensure for each product/process - Control plan, Flow charts, FMEA, SPC, MSA, Test definition, IMDS
  • Leads the relevant APQP items within the project team
  • PPAP submission on time as per rolling agenda/Gate system
  • Investigate systems’ failures and issues via 8D principles for development phase
  • Perform quality assessments.
  • Customer specific requirements for product and process
    Communicate with external clients about corrective/improvement actions.
  • Participation on the new product development

To be successful in the role of APQP Engineer, you must be able to demonstrate the following

  • Practical experience of APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) and PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)
  • Practical experience in use of problem-solving tools such as 8D reporting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including process documentation
  • Degree in Engineering
  • Background in Quality and previous Automotive industry experience advantageous
  • Knowledge of ISO/IATF 16949 combined with proven auditing experience to this standard ideal.

This position is based in Halesowen and is easily accessible from Rubery, Stourbridge, Redditch and Bromsgrove.