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Job Overview

Senior Quality Engineer

Job Title: Senior Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £38,000
Reference: #202255
Contact Name: Angelika Zaber
Contact Email: angelika.zaber@kensingtonconsulting.co.uk
Job Published: May 05, 2022 15:54

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Quality Engineer
Location: Manchester
Reports to: Quality Manager
Salary: £38k - £40k

A company that provides engineering solutions, based in Manchester, is hiring a Senior Quality Engineer to join the team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To work with the quality team and Operations in addressing any NCRs using proven quality tools such as but not limited to RCCM, 8D, and FMEA.
  • To engage and lead with Customers for Third-party witness inspection to ensure all the customer requirements are met and to facilitate the visits supported with preparing and presenting the quality documentation packages.
  • To work within the value streams in supporting all aspects of the quality requirements in making improvements and resolving quality-related concerns. This includes ensuring that they comply with the quality standards within Manchester’s Quality System.
  • To have a quality background and formal qualifications related to quality and manufacturing and be able to train and cascade knowledge to other areas of the business to support quality improvements
  • To be able to work with and evaluate NDE / NDT reports and understand their results to be able to control conforming or non-conforming materials.
  • To support and manage the quality certification and documentation for customer orders starting in the precertification areas through to producing final documentation packs.
  • To work as an integral member of the Quality team to support internal auditing and support external notification and customer/supplier visits/audits.
  • To evaluate and audit current processes on a regular basis and drive quality improvements.
  • To work with and support other areas of the business with regard to supplying technical support and assistance on matters of quality control and assurance.
  • To work with other areas of the business to resolve customer complaints. Ensuring that true root causes are understood and correct.
  • To be the face of quality on customer projects. Working with the multi-functional team to deliver a complex customer order, looking after the quality from cradle to grave, including ITP preparation, witness inspections, and complex documentation.
  • Drive and support supplier quality processes.

 Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Good Mechanical Engineering background to a level of HNC preferably to have a valve (ASME) / pressure vessel and materials knowledge. To be able to use Inspection/measurement tools to a competent level, preferably time served Quality within a manufacturing engineering environment.
  • 5 years plus previous quality experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Good working knowledge of SAP and MRP systems
  • Lean / 6 Sigma
  • Excellent customer focus, with the ability to work with a large number of external stakeholders.
  • Competent with MS Office and other computer-based databases and programs to enable the use of Global Emerson tools and internal bespoke tools.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a demonstrated background in fixing quality problems.
  • Good quality and organization skills and general housekeeping
  • Good team member supports the companies’ external approvals and is able to work on their own initiative
  • Preferable to have internal audit experience to support the company's ISO 9001 approval.
  • Be competent to read and understand Engineering Drawings and specifications and be able to convey this information to others/suppliers.
  • To engage in continuous improvement to strengthen the quality techniques, processes, and quality systems within the business.
Click apply or speak to Angelika Zaber for the full details at angelika.zaber@kensingtonconsulting.co.uk