Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Quality Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    40000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Nicole McFarland

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Quality Engineer

Location: Rhyl

Salary: 40k

An international leader of design, development, and production of Automotive components, is looking for a Quality Engineer to join their team

Quality Engineer- Main Responsibilities

• To lead investigation regarding quality issues and monitors the progress on problem solving activities

• Assess new and existing supplier capabilities to meet product quality, capacity and fulfilment ensuring suppliers are able to meet requirements for performance, quality, cost, and delivery of components according IATF 16949, ISO 9001 and specific requirements

• Drive improvements utilising Lean methodologies, supplier scorecards and own supplier audit, ensuring supplier compliance, whilst driving systematic problem solving and process improvement plans to deliver value

• Track the supplier’s performance indicators, based on their scorecards and rankings, to facilitate and develop the supply base’s ability to consistently meet or exceed defined expectations

• Develop positive relationships and work closely with sourcing leaders to manage, implement and track supplier/engineering, design changes, capacity studies and New Product Introductions or transfers

• Provide technical expertise and leadership to sourcing and development of suppliers with respect to technology, performance, quality, cost, logistics and delivery

• Assist with new product launch by working with suppliers to ensure that key milestones are achieved in respect of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

• Lead the root cause investigation by use of 8D methodology in team with the Supplier technical and quality staff

• Publish 8D agreed solutions to the database of lesson learned and propose the standardisation of corrective action as well as the extension to part families

• Cooperate in validating the Cost of Poor Quality assessment and participate in costs approval / settlements with Suppliers

• Frequent travel to Suppliers

• Possible travel to plants across Europe and Headquarters in Italy

Quality Engineer- Technical background

• 3 years’ experience in a SQA role

• Experience in the Quality function of a Tier 1 Company

• Lean Six Sigma – Green Belt desirable

• IATF16949:2016 certified auditor

• IATF16949:2016 core tools certified training

• Attention to aspects of cost and time

• Able to work under pressure and multi-task

• Practical hands-on approach

• Self-motivated

• Willing to travel at short notice

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, belief, or sex.

Personal data will be processed in accordance with the EU GDPR (2016/679).

For more information, please call Nicole McFarland on 0161 976 3540.

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.