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Quality Engineer

Full Time | Permanent Gloucester 2 months ago

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote a culture of working safely by working in a safe manner at all times complying with company Health & Safety and environmental standards.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities, for example submitting suggestions to improve the process flow to increase the production cell efficiency or improve health & safety on the shop-floor.
  • To keep the area clean and tidy throughout the day in line with 3S standards.
  • Support 5s activities throughout the shop-floor (Sort, set in order, shine, standardise and sustain).
  • Actively participate in training and development activities identified for either personal and/or team development advancement.
  • To be prepared to undertake and support other reasonable requests made by the company.
  • To ensure adherence to the Companies and departments Policies and Procedures.
  • To work with new model and production support teams, providing Quality support to production activities and the projects from PPAP to SPC Analysis, FMEA, Repeatability and accuracy studies, budget control, co-ordination of master samples.
  • To work with production support teams as a contact dealing with day to day concerns from the customer, provide customer with data regarding component measurements, etc.
  • Liaising directly with customers (Globally), preparing and delivering reports.
  • To make instant decisions with regards to containment of stock in plant or at customer.
  • To put together action plans with other members of team to tackle quality concerns and communicate this to customers.
  • To act as advisor to production teams with regards to internal quality and actively seek continuous improvement.
  • To investigate the root cause of customer concerns internally and where possible put in countermeasures which will prevent re-occurrence (e.g. some production engineering type activities.
  • Participate in the control and maintenance of the quality system, procedure writing and control, document control.
  • Collaborate with design teams to engineer out areas of concern and participate fully with NPI from an internal and external facing perspective.
  • Coordinate CI projects, cost downs, Kaizen activities.

Skills:

  • Experience with dealing with internal and external customers.
  • Basic numerical skills.
  • Excellent English language and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to achieve tight deadlines.
  • Reliable and keen to develop new skills – committed to progress within the organisation in the future.
  • Competent use of machine shop equipment (apprenticeship skills).
  • Good MS Word/Excel skills.
  • Hands on practical engineering skills.

Experience:

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Aptitude for problem solving and accuracy.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Flexible approach to working patterns and overtime.
  • Minimum HNC in engineering related discipline.
  • CMM experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of working to ISO9001/2, TS16949.
  • Understanding/experience of SPC and process capability studies.
  • Experience of customer contact.
  • Automotive experience an advantage.

Package:

  • 25 days holiday (mostly fixed with plant shut downs) + 8 Bank holidays
  • 37.5 hour week working Monday to Friday.
  • 20% shift allowance on PM shift
  • Permanent contract.
  • Potential for advancement in Company.
  • Overtime (up to 1.5 hours compulsory overtime per day depending on business need) 
  • Work wear 
  • Free parking
  • Competitive Salary
  • Working a 2- shift pattern rota.
  • AM – 06:00am – 14:10pm – Monday to Friday
  • PM – 15:20pm – 23.30pm – Monday to Thursday          
  • 14.20pm – 22.30pm – Friday

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