Ruabon, 2020-11-05

Quality Engineer

OVERVIEW & SCOPE OF ROLE

To support the Quality Engineers and Production by investigating manufacturing issues, implementing corrective and preventive action, and supporting manufacturing trials.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations

  • Assist the Quality Manager with the ongoing management and improvement of the Business Management System in accordance with relevant International Standards.
  • Ensure customer Quality requirements are achieved.
  • Implementation of scrap reduction / re-engineering project with continued focus on:
    • Investigating manufacturing issues related to the quality of parts by applying methodical problem-solving techniques.
    • Identifying root cause, implementing corrective and preventive actions (8D).
    • Completing non-conformance paperwork and providing reports to the Quality Manager.
    • Plan activities so they may be tracked and presented.
  • Investigate and manage customer complaints.
  • Liaise with internal and external customers on quality issues related to the manufacture of components.
  • Report Quality performance trends to the Quality Manager including major issues which could affect business performance.
  • Develop current quality systems. Implement improvements in accordance with ISO9001 and customer specific requirements.
  • Promote a quality improvement culture
  • Conduct Internal Audits in accordance with ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHAS18001 in line with audit schedule.
  • Conduct External Audits at suppliers/subcontractors in line with audit schedule.
  • Conduct internal product and process audits.
  • Perform occasional customer visits as required.
  • Maintain documented management system.
  • Review and approve change notes and concession requests.
  • Participate in New Product Introduction process.
  • Maintain Calibration System and schedule in conjunction with designated calibration houses.
  • Participate in FMEAs, PPAPs, Process Capability, MSA and Gauge R&R studies.

People & Culture

  • A team player, working from own initiative and resilient.
  • Responsive and self-motivated.
  • Able to work to deadlines.
  • Analytical in approach to problem solving.
  • Effective communicator at all levels.
  • Persistent, energetic & enthusiastic to achieve objectives.
  • Flexibility towork as necessary, to satisfy the business needs.

Environmental, Safety, Risk & Compliance

  • To be committed to a strong EHS culture on site.
  • To adhere, at all times, to Health & Safety / Environmental Statutory and Company Rules and Regulations

EXPERIENCE & BACKGROUND

Requirements of Role

  • Relevant previous experience, ideally within either a fast-moving component manufacturing environment or high complexity batch processing, is essential.
  • Proven experience of problem solving.
  • Demonstrable experience of investigating and solving quality related production problems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • Proficiency in MS Office is essential.
  • Presentation skills would be desirable.
  • Qualified in Engineering ideally (NVQ / HNC / HND / Degree or similar) OR Qualified by expe- rience.
  • Trained and experienced in 8D and auditing is essential
  • Good understanding of ISO9001

To learn more

Contact our hiring team via w.williams@ceramtec.co.uk to learn more and submit your application.