Our client are seeking an ambitious, self-motivated Junior Quality Engineer to support the Quality Manager to help take the company to the next level as a Tier 1 automotive supplier. You will be joining a small, elite engineering team helping lead its efforts to exploit this market.
Maintain control and documentation procedures
Support all internal / external audits
Establish quality requirements for external suppliers
Ensure manufacturing processes meet required standards
Support processes to reduce waste and increase efficiency
Monitor performance by gathering relevant data and produce statistical reports
Measure performance and identify any areas of weakness, recommending and implementing improvements
Manage relationship with external test and certification bodies
Support implementation of ERP system ensuring processes are integrated with company procedures
Required Experience and Expertise:
An understanding of metrology and part inspection techniques
Experience of using key quality tools (SPC, MSA, etc) and equipment (traction machines, CMMs, etc).
Sound understanding of Quality systems/standards, e.g. ISO 9001/ IATF16949
Exposure to the automotive industry, including PPAP, process validation, 8Ds and all the other relevant documentation.
Structured problem-solving tools and methodologies
Comfortable creating and implementing new processes around business needs in a greenfield environment
Comfortable working in a small fast growing business
Methodical, organised and able to monitor things like rework processes.
Preferred or Desired Qualifications:
Engineering degree in a technical discipline
With the amount of new projects on, the company can offer an immediate start for the right candidate.