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Quality Engineer

Branch:Yeovil
Location:Somerset, England
Contract:Permanent
Salary:GBP35000 - 40000 per Annum
Benefits:25 days holiday + B/H
Job Ref: JC22/04/2019
Posted: 18/06/2019
Job Description

Smart Recruitment are currently seeking a 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)     Ensure Health and safety guidelines are followed

2)     Managing investigation projects, containment and disposition of material and follow up corrective actions for internal and external components

3)     Support the Division customer quality manager

4)     Proactively support improvement activities to target risk prority number, returned parts per million, and cost of poor quality items

5)     Represent the Quality team in new product introduction

6)     Involvement in the HPT

Ideal candidates will have:


  1. Internal auditor to ISO9001
  2. Demonstrable experience in core quality tools and techniques
  3. Experience/qualification in an engineering discipline with years Quality experience
  4. Experience of hydraulic systems and engineering manufacturing principles
  5. Six Sigma experience
  6. Strong understanding of quality statistical models and metrics
  7. Experience of quality tools and techniques
  8. Demonstrable understanding of FMEA, 8D, Control Plan, MSA, PPAP and SPC methodologies
  9. Internal auditor experience, ideally to ISO/TS 16949
  10. 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.