Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Ref: 998| Posted: 3rd Dec 2021

We require a Manufacturing Quality Engineer to join our London based client on a six-month contract. As a Manufacturing Quality Engineer, you will be required to participate in the business's Operational compliance in line with specifications and procedures within the Companies Management System and Customer / Certification requirements. You will also represent the Quality department by being the day-to-day contact on all issues arising from the Operational area and support the implementation of root cause and corrective actions.
  • Degree in Engineering or relevant subject
  • Previous experience in a similar role or minimum 3-4 yrs facilitating multi-disciplinary teams in process improvement activities.
  • Extensive experience leading Root Cause Analysis (RCA) investigations
  • Have a demonstrable solid track record of problem resolution & process improvement
  • Experience in using SAP
  • Experience in using JIRA
  • Identify gaps in business processes and implement changes necessary to reflect current practices which comply with internal, customer or certification requirements. Identify internal process improvements.
  • Lead Root Cause Analysis (RCA) investigations using 8D methodology, Fishbone/Ishikawa/5Ys.
  • Lead FMEA exercises in order to identify & mitigate against potential risks to the business.
  • Perform detailed analysis of manufacturing non-conformance data with a view to identifying trends.
  • Provide innovative solutions and suggestions to drive improvements within the business
  • Provide guidance/ support to Operations and other quality staff on aspects relating to quality.
  • Support and conduct audits – as required – product and process.
  • Monitor and escalate, where necessary, internal product quality issues
  • Team Work
  • Mentor QC Contractors. Ensure they understand what is required.
  • Work with the Engineering and other departments on all aspects Quality Assurance & Control.
  • Communicate effectively with departmental staff & internal customers.
  • Build and Maintain good working relationships with department colleagues, staff and support depts.
  • Drive a Quality and Right First-Time culture within the functional area.
  • Support production on all quality issues to ensure a timely disposition.
  • Planning and Reporting
  • Attend relevant meetings, ensuring you have relevant information.
  • Capture data for the businesses Key Performance Indicators as defined.
  • Enforce & Adhere to local clean area rules (ESD, Washing hands etc). Deal with non-compliance.
  • Respond to product quality issues in a timely manner.
  • Support and participate in improvement initiatives, quality projects and programs: continuous improvement events within the business management system, Lean / site improvements, organisations culture change programme, Jidoka etc.
  • Ensure company H&S policy is applied & ensure staff behave in a safe manner.
  • Ensure health safety checks are carried out on time and equipment is labelled where required.
  • Ensure ESD Protocols are followed.
  • Report all Accidents & Near Misses in a timely manner to HSE Department.
Competitive daily rate