Process Improvement Engineer (Quality)

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical
Region:
West Wales
Location:
Neath Port Talbot, Llanelli
Salary description:
£40000 - £42000 per annum + 15% bonus + pension up to 8.5%
Posted:
10/11/2016
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Sigma Recruitment Ltd
Job Ref:
SRRW3550

Working with a leading GLOBAL manufacturing company, who have been established since the 1950s. A truly innovative organisation who have been responsible for a large number “firsts” within their industry. Active in several continents, with more than 20 locations globally.

Salary: £40,000 - £42,000 + 15% Bonus

Pension (up to 8.5%) + 35 holidays + private healthcare

The Role: Process Improvement Engineer / Quality Engineer

Reporting to the quality engineering manager responsible for continuously improving products and process to positively impact quality, cost, safety and delivery. The Process Improvement Engineer / Quality Improvement Engineer role is a proactive position leading continuous improvement activities adopting a never-ending improvement philosophy of at least 2% quarter on quarter improvement. Responsible for taking immediate action when non-conformances are raised, identifying route cause and removing likelihood of reoccurrence. Key responsibilities:-

* Provide clear, unambiguous commitment to quality engineering improvements.
* Collaborate with Technical, Engineering and Operations personnel to determine critical part features and review manufacturability capability.
* Participate in the Advanced Product Quality Planning activities.
* Contribute in the development of Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
* Accountable for the coordination of pre-launch production trial run process monitoring.
* Support the development of PPAP documents for new product launches to meet customer requirements.
* Close out quality issues by identifying problems, examining solution options, implementing action plans, and providing resources.
* Determine process stability and capability studies to be performed on existing processes, reviewing and analysing the results to recommend changes.
* Support maintenance of PFMEA, Control Plans and SOPs throughout the life of the parts.

The Person: Process Improvement Engineer / Quality Engineer

* Ideally qualified to degree level preferably in metallurgical, manufacturing or mechanical subject.
* Proven track record of driving continuous quality improvement in a manufacturing environment
* Extensive experience as a quality engineer, process engineer or process improvement engineer within the manufacturing sector, ideally within in the aerospace or automotive industries.
* Strong understanding of lean principles and problem solving tools
* Able to demonstrate excellent presentation skills – written and verbal
* PC literate with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience of using other quality software applications.

This position would suit candidates who a quality engineer, senior quality engineer APQP engineer, advances quality engineer, process / quality engineer etc

Company Description

Sigma Recruitment - South Wales Recruitment Specialists.

Sigma Recruitment Ltd are ‘South Wales Recruitment Specialists' based in Cardiff. We offer a full range of permanent recruitment solutions to many of South Wales' leading manufacturing and technical organisations.

Closing Date:
08/12/2016

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