Date posted

21/10/2019

Location

Whitstable

Salary

£29,500

Job Description

Ref: VR/05339

Lead Quality Engineer

Whitstable

£29,500

 

Our client is a market leading, global, interconnect specialist.  They specialise in the design and manufacture of high-quality precision components for harsh and demanding environments such as Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Marine, Nuclear and Defence.

 

They are now seeking to recruit a Lead Quality Engineer who will help deliver unrivalled levels of excellence. The ideal applicant will be responsible for supporting the Engineering and Operations Departments to ensure products remain fit for purpose, safe to use and achieving all aspects of the design intent.

 

Key Responsibilities include:

 

  • Leading activities and investigating customer returns, whilst working with the Engineering team to identify and implement solutions to issues raised and possible related improvement actions
  • Ensuring that internal and external customers’ expectations are consistently met
  • Managing product returns, conducting investigations to verify rejection and communicating requirements to Vendors to instigate timely corrective actions
  • Providing proactive and accurate feedback to customer quality queries, facilitating and attending meetings with customers to provide containment, corrective and preventative actions plans
  • Supporting the Company’s Buying team to monitor and report on supplier performance, as well as working with suppliers to improve their capabilities and performance
  • Actively promoting and contributing to process and product improvement initiatives

 

Essential Qualities Include:

 

  • Engineering / Quality City and Guilds or HNC qualification or equivalent
  • Experience working as a Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Mechanical / Electrical manufacturing experience
  • Internal Auditing knowledge and experience to ISO 9001/AS9100
  • Good knowledge of Supplier Quality requirements, including managing customer accounts, process improvement techniques, maintaining Quality records, conducting investigations into Quality problems, as well as carrying out corrective actions and implementing robust countermeasures
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

 

Essential Qualities Include:

 

  • Engineering / Quality City and Guilds or HNC qualification or equivalent
  • Experience working as a Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Mechanical / Electrical manufacturing experience
  • Internal Auditing knowledge and experience to ISO 9001/AS9100
  • Good knowledge of Supplier Quality requirements, including managing customer accounts, process improvement techniques, maintaining Quality records, conducting investigations into Quality problems, as well as carrying out corrective actions and implementing robust countermeasures
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

 

Robert Fox – Senior Recruitment Consultant

Tel: 01322 293 286

Email: rob@bridge-recruitment.co.uk

 

Contract

Full Time

Category

Engineering & Construction

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