Quality Engineer


Salary: £25,000 -  £30,000
Location: [Staffordshire] Burton upon Trent
Ref: NG905



Job Description

Quality Engineer required for our manufacturing client based in Burton on Trent client who are a leading manufacturer and supplier to the automotive/ rail & defence industries. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of the quality team reporting directly to the Quality Manager.

You will be expected to contribute to the strategic planning processes of the business and champion key issues and problems as they arise and turn problems into opportunities. You will also be a “hands on” person who is keen on training and developing and your key responsibilities will be, but not limited to, building on the existing knowledge base to the required standard and Ensuring that the products produced meet quality standards to minimise quality costs and maximise customer satisfaction whilst ensuring that procedures and processes are adhered to.

Other duties include:
• Ensure incoming materials meet required quality standards
• Identifying and raising quality issues and for speedily resolving them to ensure zero impact to the customer
• Supporting new product introductions to ensure the robustness of product builds.
• Working in a team environment to develop and implement best practices that emphasise defect prevention, reduction in variation and waste and provide for continuous improvements in meeting all customer requirements.
Essential Skills:
• ISO9001:2015 experienced
• Manufacturing background, moulding if possible but not essential
• Familiar with problem solving, root cause tools such as 5 why, 8D, FMEA etc
• Complete supplier quality audits
• Support with lean management and process improvement techniques such as kaizen, 5S, value stream mapping
• Safety experience would be a big bonus but not essential
• Good with excel, word and PowerPoint

Working Hours: 39 Hours per week Monday to Friday.

Salary guide: c£25k to £30k depending on Experience
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