Quality Control Engineer
£38 to £42,000 plus benefits
Main Purpose of the Quality Control Engineer is to maximise the effectiveness of manufacturing processes through the application of best practice and continual improvement. Have prediction and elimination of quality issues and ensure the company meets its requirements in terms of Quality, H&S and the Environment. The position is available due to company promotion and is based at a medium sized manufacturing facility in Swavesey.
Key Responsibilities and Main Tasks for the Quality Control Engineer
•Provide support to the production process with regard to Quality issues
•Goods Incoming QC activities as per process requirements
•Inspection and shipping approval of products as required
•Part of team carrying out audits and approval of new, and monitoring of existing suppliers
•Collection of data and implementing actions with suppliers where necessary.
•Liaising with suppliers on quality issues, raising supplier NCR (Non Conformance Reports) / CAR (Corrective Action Reports). and returning materials as required
•Part of team facilitating Change Control processes
•Work in teams to produce Process flow, FMEA's, Work Instructions & Control Plans.
•Prepare product specific documentation to capture information demanded by the control plan.
•Initiating and participating in gauge R&R and the analysis of results.
•Final acceptance of new products into production.
•Maintenance of Quality, H&S and Environmental systems to support Quality Manager
•Maintenance of Document Control systems
•Education and training of staff regarding Quality, H&S and Environment
•Investigation into root cause of internally and externally identified non-conformances.
•Management of the RMA repair process and analysis of findings to improve the company processes and procedures
•Part of the team for internal and external auditing of processes to ensure regulations and standards are being adhered to
•Applying problem solving techniques (8D, Ishikawa diagrams, etc.) to improve product quality.
Key skills/experience required for the Quality Control Engineer
•Quality driven with an ability to inspire the team
•Hands-on experience in a production test and assembly environment of medium volume (10-100 per batch) electronic assemblies.
•Team Lead for problem solving techniques and applying solutions.
•Drive, energy and a keen desire to propose and implement manufacturing improvements.
•Competence with spreadsheets and statistical analysis of yields and failure mechanisms.
•Concern for order and quality.
•An affinity with electromechanical assemblies and the ability to conceptualise and design test and assembly fixtures and guides.
•The ability to design and run product reliability experiments.
•Qualified Internal Auditor
•Have good interpersonal skills for cohesive relationships with Production staff, R&D and suppliers.
•Knowledge of how electronic components behave in analogue/digital circuits would be highly beneficial.
•Knowledge of an MRP system would be advantageous but not mandatory.
Benefits for the Quality Control Engineer
25 days holidays plus bank holidays
Clean / Air conditioning environment
Great hours of work Monday to Friday flexible
For more details on this post, please contact Lisa Parsons