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Quality Engineer

Ref no. BHN564979
Salary £32,000 - £37,000/annum
Location Leamington Spa, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

A market leading automotive consultancy is looking to recruit a Quality Engineer to join their team in Leamington Spa.

Key skills required for this role

Quality Engineering


Quality Engineering

Job description

We are looking for a pro-active individual to join our current Quality team in this hands-on role, working internally as well as with our customers, making tangible improvements to the quality performance of the business. You will be an experienced Quality Engineer supporting a number of value streams within the business. Examples of value streams are low volume assembly, (including Motorsport) and internal manufacturing. Experienced in batch precision machining and a dynamic problem solver are essential skills for delivering success in this role.

This key quality role will provide a key focus to supporting customers, internal quality and pro-active right first-time methodology. All QEs are involved with supporting internal assembly & manufacturing operations, focusing on internal improvement activities along with efficiently delivering day to day activities. The objective is to drive customer satisfaction by improvements to our Total Cost of Quality (TCoQ), On Time In Full (OTIF) delivery & other KPI's. You will be working closely with customers the other quality assurance team members as well as manufacturing team leaders, product leaders & manufacturing engineers.


- Experience in either low volume mechanical assembly and/or operating in a precision machining batch environment.

- Strong people and motivational skills to drive improvements in all areas of responsibility.

- Expert problem solver with extensive experience of implementing effective long-term improvement.

- Excellent communicator at both the shop floor level and presenting data/action plans to senior management.

- Tenacious individual who can work in a team environment and make a positive difference to KPIs and the Quality Culture.

- Fully proficient in DMAIC, 8D, 5Y, 7 wastes or other improvement tools.

- Fully conversant with engineering drawings and GD&T.

Desireable knowledge/qualifications:

- A background of low volume assembly, precision machining of steels & castings would be advantageous.

- Knowledge of gears and gear geometry would be an advantage.

- Have working knowledge of 6 sigma, GR&R, SPC, DoE.

- Understanding of ISO9001, AS9100D, ISO14001 and ISO45001.

- Degree, HNC or equivalent with engineering content.

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