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Quality Engineer - Manufacturing

Location: LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 30,000-35,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-313845

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quality Engineer to join a leading manufacturing company in their purpose built state of the art plant with capabilities of supplying to Europe

Job Description:

  • Reviewing manufacturing processes and techniques to find efficiencies.
  • Investigating customer complaints, using root cause analysis and other tools, and implementing corrective actions.
  • Carrying out quality risk assessments.
  • Conducting supplier audits and giving appropriate feedback.
  • Analysing supplier and sub-contractor performance and implementing improvement measures.
  • Carrying out internal audits and hosting external auditor visits in line with our ISO accreditations.
  • Delivering training to staff: this may be via ‘toolbox talks’ or presentations.
  • Overseeing the document management system.
  • Creating management reports on quality issues.

Beneficial Qualifications / Experience:

  • Proven experience and working knowledge of ISO 9001 management system development, implementation and improvement, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of ISO 27001 Information Security management systems.
  • Practical experience of working with and implementing quality improvement techniques – Six Sigma, LEAN Manufacturing and problem-solving tools such as root cause analysis, 8D, fishbone diagrams and five whys.
  • Experience of carrying out internal audits, identifying non-conformances, giving feedback and developing improvement plans.
  • Strong team working skills, in order to collaborate with different areas to implement improvements.  
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to tailor delivery to different audiences.
  • Motivation to challenge the ‘status quo’, balanced with a supportive approach to change management and the associated challenges this brings.
  • The ability to work autonomously
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