We are looking for a Quality Engineer to join our Advanced Manufacturing Team on a full-time, permanent basis.
You will provide Quality Engineering support to the company’s Quality, Production and Engineering functions whilst also being part of the customer interface. To assume responsibility for quality aspects of new products throughout development, and to product launch phase and thereafter provide support for the resolution of internal and external concerns. To aid the company in continually improving quality standards and to ensure that all Customers’ quality requirements and company accreditation requirements are met.
Ownership of internal quality issues and resolution with known Quality tools, in a timely fashion.
Data collection, collation, and development of improvement activities.
Definition of inspection criteria.
Lineside quality improvement activities such as defect disposition analysis, scrap and rework analysis, as well as general improvement projects.
Data driven improvement activities in response to internal quality gate findings including conducting root cause analysis, countermeasure implementation and auditing.
Management of internal quality KPIs and metrics – development of improvement plans.
Conducting internal quarantine and scrap reviews.
Assisting in external Quality activities where needed (significant overlap with customer impact issues).
Planning and Managing APQP and PPAP activities, including the PPAP tracker.
Raising and management of concessions and the concession system.
Process and Product Auditing and improvement activities.
Experience in aluminium CNC machining.
Working knowledge of GD&T.
Basic knowledge of Aluminium casting processes.
Strong Practical problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated experience in automotive PPAPs / APQP.
Experience of using Quality tools (8D, 5Why, Ishikawa, etc.)
Experience in a customer facing role.
Some experience of Process Audits.
Good time management.
Knowledge of visual management techniques.
Experience of manufacturing metrology equipment including CMMs.
Experience in the use of handheld gauging equipment.
Working understanding of statistical analysis tools such as Gauge R&Rs, Capability analyses and comparison tests etc.