Quality Engineer

20 September 20222022-09-20
Oxfordshire
Excellent Salary Plus benefits
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Quality Engineer

Oxfordshire

Excellent Salary plus Benefits

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Engineer to ensure the management of internal and customer concerns are concluded in a timely manner; you will participate and lead APQP activities; leading problem resolution and other continuous improvement initiatives and activities.

Your responsibilities as a Quality Engineer will include:

  • Working closely with Manufacturing Engineering to assist in the successful setup of production and the development of quality manufacturing processes to ensure quality is embedded into build processes and best practice is adhered to;
  • Assigned as the subject matter expert contributing to DFEMA`s and PFMEA's and owning control plans that are generated from them;
  • Responsibility for APQP; assisting programme management and design with new product development and launch;
  • Devising and owning specific elements of the quality improvement road map in addition to supporting the Quality Management System and the company’s compliance to ISO9001:2015, and any project specific Quality requirements as and when required;
  • Leading the implementation of specific, focused ‘Quality Improvement Programmes’ to deliver year-on-year improvements, utilising KPI analysis, Pareto, FMEA and other relevant tools and techniques.
  • Responsibility for all activities associated with specific non-conforming product containment incidents, identifying root causes and ensuring robust and rigorous problem resolution utilising such techniques as 8D utilising Lean and Six Sigma techniques and methodologies such as PDCA and DMAIC as the basis for driving on-going process improvements.
  • Point of contact within WAE for the external customer, working to important milestones and deliverables.

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

  • Proven experience gained in a manufacturing quality environment, preferably in Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or similar sectors
  • Experience in the use of business improvement tools and techniques (5s, Lean, Kaizen) and using APQP tools and techniques.
  • Extensive experience in the use of statistical analysis, process capability and problem resolution tools (8D, 5 Why, 6 Sigma etc.) and techniques is a must along with proven knowledge of AS9100, ISO9001, TS16949 (IATF16949), and ISO14001 to comply with company processes.
  • An excellent team player with the ability to also complete tasks independently
  • The successful individual will be personable with strong communication skills and a flexible attitude.

Company Benefits:

  • Pension - 8% employer contribution, increasing to 10% after 3 years service
  • Life assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Health Cash Plan (this covers all aspects of health and wellbeing including money towards dental, optical, MRI, physio, etc)
  • Private Medical
  • Bonus scheme
  • 26 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Electric salary sacrifice car scheme

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. 

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