Quality Engineer

16 September 20222022-09-16
Worcester, Worcestershire & Herefordshire
Excellent salary plus benefits
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Quality Engineer


Excellent salary plus benefits

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Engineer to support the business in maintaining a framework of procedures and practices which ensure that the clients products and services meet the specified design and quality criteria, leading to satisfied customers.  Positively support all areas of the business in the evaluation and resolution of quality issues. Be active in providing and supporting the implementation of solutions to both quality and business problems. Completed projects, kaizen events and quality improvement programs leading to the achievement of the local and corporate goals will demonstrate success in the role.

Your responsibilities as a Quality Engineer will include:

  • To maintain the company’s recognized quality system and to assist the Quality Manager in the maintenance of quality records.  Success will be measured by the continued certification to IATF 16949 and the results of external customer audits.
  • Provides and facilitates the ongoing education/training of all employees at this location in the OP-EX/ Quality continuous improvement initiatives. Promotes a continuous learning environment. Support the value steams in providing training and coaching in problem solving, the 5 Y's,  six sigma methodology, DMAIC process (define, measure, analyse,  improve, control), process flowcharting, 8D process, Control plans, FMEA, Standardized work, Poka-yoke, Gauge R&R, SPC, Design of experiments (DOE), etc.
  • Support customer needs by effective corrective and preventative action as required. These reports should be completed within the timelines defined by the customer. Measures will be linked to customer report cards.
  • Makes Execution (Implementation) and results a top priority, identifying and  responding to the priorities established in Departmental and Corporate Objectives. Support the maintenance and effectiveness of tracking centers at cell, and department site level.
  • Assist in reviewing and closure of quality complaints and internal reject issues to ensure corrective and preventive actions have been implemented and appropriate containment actions have been taken. 
  • To support the design and development of products and processes through advanced product quality planning to ensure that prevention based systems are utilized.  Ensure the quality system is followed at all times and that project folders are up-to-date at all times. Where necessary conduct project reviews to measure success. 

To be a successful candidate as a Quality Engineer you will need:

  • Degree in relevant engineering principles.
  • Fluent in reading, writing and conversing in Technical language
  • A clear and practical understanding of the quality requirements of 1st tier automotive customers.
  • Good understanding of lean manufacturing (flow) processes, measures and goals in a throughput world.
  • Minimum 5 years of Quality experience within a manufacturing environment demonstrating a self starting and hands on style
  • A clear and practical understanding of the use of quality improvement tools such as SPC, DOE, Poka-yoke, 8-D, etc
  • Strong communication skills with ability to sell Quality improvement.

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.