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Quality Engineer

Kettering, Northamptonshire
£40,000 to £50,000
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Quality Engineer Based / commutable from: Kettering/Leicestershire £40,000 - £50,000 + Business Mileage at 45pm + Life Assurance + 25 Days Leave + Pension + Progression ATA Recruitment is working in partnership with a multi-million pound automotive manufacturing business (UK established) specialsing in the design, manufacture and build of cutting edge automotive parts. This business has over 20 years expertise supplying leading automotive OEM s and Tier 1 manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover and Aston Martin. With multiple UK sites my clients business is going through an exciting and planned phase of growth. Looking at the projected order book and growth this business has plans to double its turnover to £40 million within five years. As a result they are now looking to recruit a highly motivated, talented and proactive Automotive Quality Engineer to join their well-established team. Quality Engineer: Maintain and update the quality system as well as conducting internal quality audits. Alongside using route cause analysis, implement corrective and preventative actions when there is a non-conformance Utilising process flow diagrams, conduct PFMEA, manage quality control plans and to apply corrective quality actions Investigate the problem using various methodologies including 5 Why s, 8D, Ishikawa & Fishbone Diagrams, Pareto Charts and PPS (practical problem solving) Update & manage KPI s related to OEE, scrap, waste, defects, rejected parts, parts per million and to raise rejection notes when required Use core quality tools for approval work using PPAPs / BEONs (production part approval process) as part of the APQP (advanced product quality planning) Compile, manage, submit and follow up on PPAPs / BEONs using IMDS (International Material Data System) To be accountable for the management of subcontractor PPAP submissions, this includes samples and IMDS with supporting documentation Drive supplier quality improvements and ensure the process works with shop floor manufacturing instructions set out Internal audits, working to ISO 14001 / IATF16949 environmental and quality standards Experience & background Quality Engineer: At least 3 years experience working within a Quality Engineer role - Automotive would be highly beneficial though not a prerequisite Must have a real investigative mindset Must be experienced in the IMDS (international material data system), control plans & PFMEA Musk has experience in PPAP submissions Experienced in practical problem solving and experienced in using quality tools such as 5 Why s, 8D etc Ideally a mechanical, chemical, or scientific qualification (HNC minimum) IATF 16949 and internal audits experience in a massive bonus ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation
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  • Job Reference: 717193164-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: ATA Recruitment
    ATA Recruitment
  • Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company Pension, 25 Days Holiday + S
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent