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Quality Engineer

Basildon, Essex
£28,000 to £32,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
We are recruiting for Quality Assurance Engineer to work for a manufacturing company based in Basildon, Essex, in the electronics sector. As Quality Assurance Engineer you will support the operation of the Quality Management System (QMS) ensuring continued compliance with ISO 9001:2015. You will help to develop, implement and maintain strategies, policies and standards to ensure that materials, processes and finished products within the company consistently meet the quality standards necessary for complete customer satisfaction. Key Responsibilities Support in maintaining the Quality Management System (process creation and maintenance). Ensure a high level of documentation control, in line with the ISO 9001 Framework. Ensuring compliance and assist with adherence to the their QMS. Support to New Product Introductions (NPI) - Ensure that controls and associated documentation are implemented effectively and maintained. Completion of internal audits to ISO-9001:2015 Standards and in line with the the company's Internal Audit Schedule Support in the case of Supplier non-conformity - Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve quality issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible to avoid compromising quality. Production support - Support shop floor meetings with representatives from appropriate departments to establish an action plan for improving build quality. Communicate efficiently throughout the shop floor and with own and customer s management. Liaise and communicate with other departments, customers, suppliers, and other service providers Complaints 8D investigation and support - Manage quality-related issues within the manufacturing team with team support (e.g. internal, supplier, customer and customer warranty). Quality Problem analysis - Identify root cause and instigate permanent corrective actions for product quality issues using quality tools such as, 5 Why/Ishikawa/PDCA/8D. Continuous improvements - Support and lead process improvement activities, attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions. Undertake continuous training and development of teams and production staff. Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems. Regulation/Compliance - Participate in the development and refinement of customer requests (and internal where necessary) Support on Quality functions - PFMEA s (Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis), PPAP/Kaizen events/Goods-in-inspection. Support with Customer returns and help identify root causes of failure/CAPA. Qualifications, Skills and Education Requirements Degree level qualifications / experience in Engineering - electrical bias preferable. Experience in working to ISO 9001 Framework. Internal Auditing experience. Experienced in utilising quality tools for improvement. Analysis/Critical thinking/Problem-solving skills. Communication/ Interpersonal / Organisational skills. Attention to detail Computer Literate (especially Microsoft Office) 8D Problem Solving NCR s / Handling Customer Complaints Experience using Lean Manufacturing techniques such as Kaizen, 5S etc. Previous experience in Continuous improvement activities. Supplier Development / Supplier Quality Engineering Hours are Monday to Thursday 7.30am-4pm and 7.30am to 1.30pm Fridays Salary £28-32k negotiable
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  • Job Reference: 707252934-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: ENS Recruitment
    ENS Recruitment
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent