Robert Walters is assisting a leading manufacturing company in recruiting a Quality Engineer to join their Coventry site.
The Quality Engineer is responsible for developing, applying and maintaining procedures to ensure quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) of products, assets, and materials and supplies. The Quality Engineer has hands-on understanding of tool and product functionality and production.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Assist in defining and developing quality program status indicators and performance measurements.
Provide trend analysis on quality issues and performance metrics.
Conduct audit processes internally and at suppliers, including planning, preparation, execution, reporting results, and remedial work plans.
Develop and implement internal Quality Control Plans (QCP) including customer- and project-specific QCPs. Participate in design reviews and critically assessments of processes as input to QCP development.
Ensure QC requirements and QA tasks are completed before tool or product is shipped.
Develop, implement, and maintain procedures for inspections and testing in compliance with the Quality Management System (QMS).
Contribute to Quality Improvement Plans internally and with suppliers.
Investigate and address product non-conformance's, working with relevant subject matter experts as needed.
Acquire and analyse data across a spectrum of business environments to facilitate process analysis and improvements. Use metrics, reporting and process control tools to track, analyse and problem solve.
Utilize statistical quality tools and techniques to lower total quality costs.
Coordinate deviation and non-conformance processes and ensure corrective and preventive actions address fundamental causes.
Create and classify Product Quality (PQ) incident reports. Lead and coordinate PQ investigations.
Provide QMS training and ensure appropriate competency levels are maintained.
Mentor Inspectors and Documentation Specialists.
Continuously improve knowledge of customer expectations, supplier relations, risk management and improvement, industry standards, business systems, and planning and quality tools.
Ensure compliance to internal and external management systems.
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s/Master’s or equivalent in Mechanical/Electronic Manufacturing would be highly advantageous
Previous experience within a Quality Engineering position is essential
Auditing experience and ISO 9001:2015 background
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