Purpose of the Job:

  • To support the Quality Manager in the day to day running of the Quality department and to act as deputy in his absence.
  • To guide the Quality team and champion continuous improvement.
  • To ensure compliance to product and process specifications.
  • To lead the resolution of quality issues relating to non-conformances.
  • To support continuous improvement activities to implement new systems and processes which are aligned with the overall quality and business strategy.
  • Facilitate NPI process.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support the Manufacturing team to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the product specification and quality management system.
  • Monitor and report process stability and capability by analysing production data.
  • Analyse non-conformances and implement required corrective and preventative actions using the relevant quality tools
  • Promote a quality culture via training and visual management tools
  • Develop process audit schemes site wide to drive adherence to quality processes
  • Support KPI reporting for Quality across the business
  • Support development of metrology equipment and measuring techniques as required to support QC Laboratory efficiency

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Record of leading teams and achievement within realms of Quality Engineering.
  • HNC or degree qualified with experience in engineering or manufacturing discipline.
  • Fully conversant with engineering and quality principles (including but not limited to SPC, Gauge R&R, DoE, sampling plans).
  • Familiar with range of measuring and inspection equipment and able to interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Excellent computer skills (including but not limited to Windows, Office, MS Access/SQL).
  • Good ISO9001/TS16949 quality systems knowledge.
  • Strong statistical knowledge with advanced use of statistical software eg Minitab.

Competencies:

  • Work accurately with attention to detail, set an example of and promote quality culture through the business.
  • “Hands on” experience in shop floor and/or quality laboratory environment.
  • Confident, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work independently and proactively.
  • Good team player with a willingness to be flexible and adaptable.

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