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Quality Launch Engineer

Ref no. BHN571087
Salary £30,000 - £40,000/annum
Location Shoreham-By-Sea, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

A leading Automotive consultancy, is currently seeking a professional and driven Quality Launch Engineer to join their team. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating quality activities in preparation for the launch of new products.

Key skills required for this role

Quality; APQP; PPAP; Requirements


Quality; APQP; PPAP; Requirements

Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating the Production Readiness Review (PRR) process, ensuring adherence to requirements
  • Facilitating cross-functional reviews to support the PRR
  • Acting as a liaison with the industrialization team for new products
  • Driving the progression of PRR deliverables
  • Preparing and reporting on PRR status and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Facilitating Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) for new products, ensuring adherence to requirements
  • Facilitating cross-functional reviews to support the APQP process
  • Driving the progression of product APQP deliverables
  • Preparing and reporting on product APQP status and KPIs
  • Owning the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) activities and documents for the launch of new products
  • Updating and monitoring the product PPAP glidepath up to and post-launch
  • Communicating with customers on submission requirements and PPAP status
  • Preparing IMDS (International Material Data System) submissions for new products
  • Managing concession preparation for new products
  • Preparing, monitoring, and reporting quality KPIs
  • Supporting problem-solving and continual improvement
  • Driving the improvement of new products to meet quality targets
  • Supporting quality investigations for internal and customer product issues
  • Containing quality escapes
  • Supporting problem-solving and root cause analysis
  • Implementing corrective actions

Key Requirements:

  • Significant experience in quality engineering, with knowledge of quality core tools such as PPAP and APQP
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Awareness of problem-solving techniques
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • A strong desire to learn and develop in a manufacturing quality role

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in manufacturing quality and knowledge of production systems and assembly techniques
  • Application of IATF 16949:2016 requirements
  • Experience in facilitating product APQP and product launch with PPAP
  • Understanding of IMDS system and submissions

This role offers exposure to various areas of the business and provides an opportunity to be involved in the launch of new products. If you are a proactive candidate with a strong desire to make a difference in the automotive industry, then we encourage you to apply now.

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