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Value Stream Quality Engineer

Start Date:ASAP
Job Ref: YO13851
Posted: 10/11/2017
Job Description

Smart Recruitment are currently seeking a Value Stream Quality Engineer to work for our well established global engineering client in South Somerset, on a permanent basis. The core requirement of the role is to support the continuous improvement of the quality systems and processes within the internal and external supply chain. This will involve co-ordinating and reporting on all problem solving activities for suppliers, as well as any internal issues.

A selection of duties include:

  1. Managing NCR process, including investigation projects, corrective actions for internal and external components
  2. Manage external technical relationships with suppliers to ensure reliable material supply
  3. Maintain Value Stream QMS
  4. Liaise with NPI Quality Engineer in all the APQP activities, ensuring smooth transition from pre-launch to launch
  5. Maintain and control APQP from launch throughout product lifetime.

Ideal candidates will have:

  1. A degree in an engineering discipline with 5 years Quality experience
  2. Strong understanding of quality statistical models and metrics
  3. Experience of quality tools and techniques
  4. Demonstrable understanding of FMEA, 8D, Control Plan, MSA, PPAP and SPC methodologies
  5. Internal auditor experience, ideally to ISO/TS 16949
  6. Excellent communication skills, for interacting with customers and suppliers

This is a permanent position, attracting a generous and competitive salary, plus benefits package, and 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), and an opportunity to become part of a hugely successful global organisation. We look forward to receiving your application.