Job Description For Vacancy No: 235206L
Consultant: Lewis Cross
Company Profile: Our client is a world-class provider of engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy for the global automotive, transport, defence and energy industries. With a century of delivering value, they employ over 2,500 professional consultants, engineers and staff world-wide.
Job Location: West Midlands
Job Position: Quality Inspector/Engineer
Job Status: Permanent
The Role: Primarily responsible for Quality Assurance aspects of manufactured products, interfacing with customers, suppliers and internal staff. Support Quality Management Systems including ISO9001 / AS9100. Support continuous improvement and drive route cause investigations.
Investigate Quality related matters from Customers, in house production & Supply chain.
Document results of Quality investigations relating to Customer Complaints & Supplier non-conformance.
Document corrective & preventive actions from Customer Complaints & Internal Process Investigations & Audits and management of resulting actions.
Agree and implement corrective action resulting from supplier assessments.
Conduct quality related training as necessary.
Deal with day to day quality issues.
Conduct quality based projects as required.
Work with department managers to ensure manuals are fit, effective and communicated
Create manufacturing control documentation i.e. control plans, key feature check-sheets & care points
Identify and implement improvement opportunities
Qualifications: HNC or equivalent with mechanical engineering content.
Relevant QA professional qualification
Essential: Experience in quality focused roles in a mix of engineering projects and low volume mechanical engineering based activities - Quality Consulting or Systems implementation an advantage.
Experience of working in a precision machining environment
Be able to read complex technical drawings
Automotive awareness and of IATF / TS16949
Experience with PPAP, APQP, FMEA, FAIR & 8D
Engineering process improvement skills
Internal audit - ideally to ISO9001, AS9100
Desirable: Configuration and traceability control to mainstream automotive or aerospace standards.
Working in an AS9100 or ISO-TS16949 environment
Process improvement, particularly related to 'Lean' techniques and philosophy
Working in small integrated teams
Previous end-to-end supply chain responsibility
Supplier performance audit and assessment
Working with mainstream automotive or aerospace quality management processes
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000