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Quality Engineer

  • Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 08 April 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81471_1708945739

Are you an experienced Quality Engineer keen to support solutions and process improvement within the manufacturing sector? If so, the following permanent role could be for you….

My client is a leading Industrial manufacturer based in Staffordshire. They are looking for a Quality Engineer to join them ASAP on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying the most important internal and external quality concerns and to determine the root cause and lead implementing a robust corrective action to prevent recurrence, the results of which will drive down the cost of poor quality, improve right first time and improve customer satisfaction.

You will be accountable for:

  • Ensuring a safe working environment for all staff and continually improve the environment and procedures, reacting to suggestions and proactively searching for issues.
  • Ensuring quality is improved by ease of design and proactively seeking methods to improve performance.
  • Management of the central collation of quality concerns data and present data on trends, pareto and information on the cost of poor quality.
  • Striving to zero waste in defects and material through the development of simple error proof ways of manufacture.
  • Strategically suggesting new technology and alternative processes/methods of manufacture that will benefit the business.
  • Visualisation of quality and defect and improvement awareness on the shop floor.
  • Chairing quality concern meetings and keeping on top of concerns so and timely resolution.

You will be responsible for:

  • Identifying and helping to rectify any unsafe practices and assist with leading indicator safety reviews.
  • Driving a culture of support and development and zero waste through SQDCP process, improving performance to maximise KPI's using lean tool and techniques.
  • Undertaking audits of the management system.
  • Identifying defect trends that support what focus the company is best spending its time on to get the best improvement in quality performance.
  • Assisting in developing SOP's for current and new projects.
  • Being involved in lean principles in sections such as 5S, Standard Operations, Visual Management.
  • Leading audits in the section on time and to a high quality, identifying improvements and dates to complete actions.

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

How to apply:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send your CV by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.