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Quality Systems Engineer

Job Title: Quality Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rochdale
Reference: #5589
Contact Name: Tom Barnes
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Job Published: September 23, 2020 11:03

Job Description

Job Title: Quality Systems Engineer
Location: Rochdale
Industry: Automotive & Aerospace

“Quality is never an accident.” -  William A. Foster

What do you think? As someone with experience in a Quality function, you’ll know that quality takes time and effort, such as maintenance of internal procedures, deployment of quality policy, and promoting continuous improvement to ensure that quality is met.

A Rochdale based company specialising in the automotive and aerospace sectors, are looking for someone to cover 12-month maternity leave with the potential of this position transitioning to a full-time permanent role if you demonstrate a good ability and progress.

Your overall responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the implementation of annual plans, long term vision and goals
  • Deployment of Quality Policy to meet customer and regulatory needs
  • Development of systems to minimise the cost of quality and non-quality through the use of, for example; continual improvement and KPIs
  • Acts as a management representative in all matters of quality assurance
  • Monitor delivery against KPI and long term vision
  • Reporting effectiveness and improvement plans at all levels
  • Delivery of best practice company culture: continual improvement
  • Communicate externally with customers, suppliers, and accreditation bodies
  • Minimising delays within production through waste reduction at key quality stages
  • To ensure that the quality of products and processes are monitored in order to gain excellent quality
  • To translate the requirements of the customer into process checks to ensure that the customer requirements are met
  • To carry out root cause analysis on concerns whether external or internal and ensuring that root cause analysis is achieved by the use of PDCA, FTA
  • Responsible for ensuring requirements of quality systems ISO9001/IATF16949/AS9100 are met.
  • To carry out core tools activity including PPAP/MSA/8D
  • To participate in contract review, APQP, NPI process
  • To execute an internal system, process, and product audit so liaise with third-party certification bodies to plan and organise external audits on-site

You will need:

  • Two years’ experience in the same field of work
  • Technical understanding of production processes
  • Has KPI or Lean experience
  • Excellent oral communication skills can put across ideas and opinions to others in a clear and precise way
  • Leadership skills to give direction to a group and create and maintain cooperation to achieve a set of goals. Enabling everyone to contribute and create a good base for successful team working

Click apply or speak to Tom Barnes for the full details at | 01257 268440

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