Senior Quality Engineer

  • £35000 - £42000 per annum
  • Posted: 29/12/2016
  • Wolverhampton
  • Job Ref: 025417652
  • Permanent

Job Details

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Quality Engineer to join a leading Automotive Manufacturing firm. Due to internal promotion they are now recruiting for a Quality Engineer to join their team in near Wolverhampton, in a role which will be integral to supporting quality and process improvements within a fast moving plant that is undergoing an exciting period of change and turnaround activity.

Senior Quality Engineer
Salary circa: to £42,000 + benefits 
Location: West Midlands 

The Role:
The Quality Engineer will have responsibility for supporting the business in implementing best practice quality systems and to liaise with customers and internal departments for all quality related issues.

Reporting to the Quality Manager, the successful Quality Engineer will be responsible for the following key deliverables:
 o Analyse customer returns, concerns and defects generating action plans to reduce risks and solve potential problems
 o Defining features of the product and generate control/testing methods, test equipment and frequency of testing using control plans to meet production requirements
 o Evaluate and define the process flow using process flow charts
 o Perform gauge R&R and capability studies
 o Initiating root cause analysis using 8D's, and identify short-term containment actions, preventative actions and final solutions
 o Active involvement in the production part approval process, defining level of PPAP required from suppliers and meeting PPAP requirements from the customer, whilst preparing and controlling associated paperwork

You will already have experience working in a Quality Engineer role, ideally within the automotive industry and posses the following skill set:
 o HNC/ Degree education in a manufacturing/ engineering discipline or comparable industrial experience
 o Exposure to automotive quality standards ideally working with OEM or tier1 / 2 supply chain.
 o Able to generate and analyse data using methods such as SPC
 o Have an understanding of APQP, FMEA, PPAP and control plans
 o Gauge R & R experience
 o Self-motivated, strong, confident communicator
 o Able to perform and deliver in a very fast paced, high volume production environment

This position is computable from Birmingham, Telford, West Bromwich,  Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley areas.

What's on Offer:
The opportunity to shape and be a instrumental in the success of a new factory with significant investment in manufacturing processes to meet the demands of the current growth within the European automotive sector.
In return our client is offering a very attractive salary and benefits including contributory pension, 34 days holiday, life insurance, on-site canteen, free car parking, employee discount scheme, child care vouchers. More importantly they invest in their own employees offering clear opportunities for personal and career development.

Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion

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