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Quality Engineer - EXPIRED

Job Title: Quality Engineer - EXPIRED
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £26k - 30k per year
Duration: Permanent
Contact Name: Peter Talbot
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description - EXPIRED

Quality Engineer – Engineering / Rail


My client is a specialist manufacturer of highly engineered components and assemblies requiring the tightest dimensional tolerances for a range of demanding rail applications. Our products and services are safety critical; we are looking for professional quality engineers.


We are recruiting for a Quality Engineer to join the team. You will be a hands on quality professional, just as happy to spend time on the factory floor or chairing the daily quality meeting and assigning responsibility and accountability. 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 rail 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.


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


Job Requirements


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

  • Chair daily quality meeting. Investigate and implement corrective action for Daily Internal Quality Concerns including communicating findings both up and down within the organisation.

  • Full understanding of FMEA, , Control Plans & Quality Standards to rail requirements.

  • Performing & reporting MSA studies.

  • Experienced in and managing  First Article Inspection processes.

  • Customer / Supplier liaison.

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

  • Auditing Systems, Process, Product,

  • Computer Literate – Excel & Word

  • Supporting continuous improvement projects

  • Production support at all times.


Desirable Requirements


  • Six sigma methodology



FMECA, FAIRS, First article inspection, Rail, Rail Industry, SMED, Poke Yoke, TAKT, AutoCAD, Tooling, Gauging, production,  APQP, CNC, Precision Engineering, AIAG, ISO9001, TS16949, PPAP, prototype, NPI, Trafford Park, Manchester, Automotive, FMEA,IATF 16949, TS 16949, ISO 9001, 8D, Fishbone,  AutoCAD, Auditing, Analysing, Analysis, Six Sigma, Minitab, Control plans, NCR, Non conformance, milling, grinding, turning


Job Type: Permanent


Salary: £26000 to £30000 per year


Ref: PTQEL | Published: 20th Feb 2018

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