Advanced Quality Engineer - Contractor

Kendall Poole Consulting Ltd
13 Apr 2018
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Based Coventry with travel - Contractor 6 months rolling

Our client is the largest global automotive seating supplier, with 75,000 employees operating in 230 manufacturing / assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, producing and delivering automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEM’s. From complete seating systems to individual components, their expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process.

Reporting to the Quality Manager, working within the Business Unit, you will be responsible for the application of Advanced Quality methodologies during the development of JLR and Toyota Programs. You will facilitate and lead the APQP team meetings and activity at a customer and supplier level via the Product Launch System from start to finish. You will liaise with contacts as necessary to ensure customer PPAP submission requirements are met. Being an active member of the team you will lead the assessment of JIT launch readiness and planning for process sign off. You will also be responsible for warranty. This is a contract role for at least 6 months duration.

The successful candidate will be educated to HNC level in Engineering or equivalent and have previous experience of working within a Quality function in Automotive Tier 1/2 organisation; you must have previous experience of working with suppliers and customers to ensure successful product launch with knowledge of APQP, PPAP, DFMEA & PFMEA methodologies, control plans, design verification and Design for Manufacturing and Assembly. Warranty experience is desirable.

You will be an autonomous self motivated individual who is willing to take responsibility for their own workload at the same time supporting their team members. You will be a team player with strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Flexibility for travel is essential as you will be based in Coventry with travel to Burton-upon-Trent and Liverpool.

Please apply in confidence by sending your CV and current remuneration package to the retained consultant quoting HR-AQE-M-2342 at Kendall Poole Consulting Ltd, FAO Helen Regan, Account Manager or contact the officefor an initial discussion. Successful candidates will be contacted within 3 weeks.

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