Quality Engineer

Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £28k per year + Life Assurance,pension
Reference: 3964
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Permanent: Quality Engineer

Location: Cinderford, Gloucestershire

Hours of work: Monday - Friday 0800-1600

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Salary: £28,000

There is currently an opportunity for a role within Operations of this well-established company. The position is set within busy department where you will be working closely with internal and external customers and vendors and reporting to the appropriate Managers.

Job Objective

Assist/Support Technical/Production Staff by providing expertise to resolve Quality issues within the production operation. Work in a team environment to develop and implement best practices that emphasise defect prevention, reduction in variation and waste and provide for continuous improvement, ensuring the Quality Management System is adhered to at all times.

Main Tasks/Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing all quality-related issues within the manufacturing team (e.g. internal, supplier and customer)
  • Analyse and report on non-conformances and defects
  • Identify root cause and instigate permanent corrective actions for product quality issues
  • Work to resolve quality issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible to prevent compromising quality standards
  • Carry out product and process auditing
  • Monitor and report on quality-related key performance indicators including scrap monitoring, internal rejects, customer complaints, product failure rate parts per million (PPM) figures
  • Ensure compliance and assist with maintaining the Quality Management system to meet ISO9001 requirements

Creation and control of documentation (procedures, standards, OPL etc.)

  • Assist with training of quality awareness
  • Manage and coordinate data collection, analysis, problem solving and reporting in a timely manner
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Facilitate and Coordinate production QRQC problem solving activities
  • Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Assist the Production Coordinator with new product introduction
  • Assist in dispositioning of non-conforming products
  • Record and action customer returns and internal rejects
  • Complete 8D documentation within deadlines
  • Carry out product micro sectioning and reporting
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required for the position
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested by the Management/ Supervision.

Person Specification:

      Knowledge of quality tools e.g. 8D, 5Why, Ishikawa, Process Capability etc.

Knowledge of ISO9001

Liaise and communicate with other departments, customers and other service providers

Problem-solving skills

Team working skills

Analytical skills

Support technical team with PPAP,IMDS and FMEA documentation

Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma Knowledge

Sound Computer Skills

Document creation and control

Produce micro section reports as required

Authority Levels

Approval of controlled documents

Product Release Authority

Disposition of non-conforming product

Liaise with customers/suppliers in relation to quality issues

Apply Today

Closing date is 16th April 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to donna.gibson@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.