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Quality Engineer - EXPIRED

Job Title: Quality Engineer - EXPIRED
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Skelmersdale
Salary: £27k - 32k per year
Duration: Permanent
Contact Name: Peter Talbot
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description - EXPIRED

Quality Engineer – Precision Engineering / Automotive


My client is a specialist manufacturer of highly engineered components and assemblies requiring the tightest dimensional tolerances for a range of demanding automotive and specialist engineering applications.


We are recruiting for a Quality Engineer to join the team and take responsibility for one of our key clients. You will be a hands on quality professional. The successful candidate must be analytical and detail orientated. We expect you to engage effective problem solving  techniques, conduct root-cause analysis  and then work to implement a fix so that the problem does not occur again. Positive drive, enthusiasm and passion for improvement will be essential to your success.


You will be part of an existing, highly experienced fast moving department working with international clients. The successful applicant will be required to work as a key team player, to achieve internal & external quality expectations to automotive standards.


This role requires a committed, hands on individual who will not be diverted from your goals and have experience in resolving issues in a fast paced, high volume manufacturing environment working to <0.005mm tolerances.


This is a superb opportunity offering a position where you will be able to build vast experience & excellent customer relationships.


Job Requirements


  • Full understanding of IATF (TS) 16949 / ISO 9001 requirements.

  • Manage Key Customer concerns: Structured Problem solving, working closely with Process Engineers with regard to 8D ownership from start to speedy resolution, protecting the customer at all times.

  • Investigate and implement corrective action for Daily Internal Quality Concerns

  • Full understanding of FMEA, APQP, PPAP, Control Plans & Quality Standards to AIAG guidelines & IATF (TS) requirements.

  • Performing & reporting MSA studies.

  • Customer / Supplier liaison.

  • Good knowledge and experience of using (programming) precision measurement equipment (manual & computer controlled)

  • Auditing to TS / IATF – Systems, Process, Product, Supplier  (VDA 6.3 audit experience would be an advantage)

  • Computer Literate – Excel & Word

  • Supporting continuous improvement projects

  • Production support at all times.


Desirable Requirements


  • Six sigma methodology

  • Use of Minitab software



SMED, Poke Yoke, TAKT, AutoCAD, Tooling, Gauging, production,  APQP, CNC, Precision Engineering, AIAG, ISO9001, TS16949, PPAP, prototype, NPI, Wigan, Skelmersdale, St Helens, Warrington, Liverpool, Manchester, Automotive, FMEA,IATF 16949, TS 16949, ISO 9001, 8D, Fishbone,  AutoCAD, Auditing, Analysing, Analysis, Six Sigma, Minitab,



Ref: PTQEE | Published: 20th Feb 2018

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