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Quality Engineer

Ref code: AWK99100454
£40k per year
Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England
Office Based

Quality Engineer
Up to £40,000 DOE

SF Recruitment are recruiting for a Quality Engineer to join our established manufacturing client based in Swadlincote.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
- All Quality Control and Quality Assurance activities are supported and continually reviewed in relation to improvements in efficiency and cost reduction.
- Assist in maintaining accredited systems required by the business and its customers i.e. AS9100, ISO14001, Ensure compliance and adherence to all system requirements including AS9100, Health & Safety, Risk Assessments, COSHH, Environmental, ISO: 14001, and housekeeping.
- Ensure that all goods manufactured and received by the Company comply with Customer drawings and specifications.
- Compliance with continuous improvement of key measures i.e. quality, returns.
- Support the production and engineering in all Quality related aspects of manufacturing and new product introduction and targets for rejects.
- Carry out timely assessments of sub-contractors.
- Support production, engineering, sales, suppliers and Customers in the development of quality standards to fulfil both Company and Customer requirements.
- Ensure that manufacturing and quality control specifications and procedures are readily available and adhered to.
- Ensure timely reviews of procedural effectiveness are conducted, including recommendations for any necessary amendments.
- Manage the internal calibration and audit schemes to the standards set out at the time.
- Ensure compliance with applicable environmental legislation within the job holder's responsibilities.

Support Employee Requirements
- Educate and promote in all areas of quality control.
- Ensure that personnel are fully conversant and compliant with the content and application of manufacturing and quality control specifications.
- Appraisal performance of team members to develop and improve individuals.
- Assist in the induction process regarding Quality related initiatives.
- Advising all persons in other functions where influence on product quality can be affected by the knowledge of Quality Assurance and control concepts, methods and procedures.

Performance Measures
- Key facility/business measures and targets will be set and communicated as part of the business planning process, to include quality and productivity.
- Undertake an appraisal as part of individual personal development.
- Obtain and maintain associated Quality accreditations.
- Assist in the reduction of customer returns.
- Continually assess and further develop manufacturing standards documentation for Quality purpose.

- Support, communicate, influence and control the quality standards in force at that time.
- Assume the role of promoter and teacher to all personnel on quality related issues.
- Close working relationships with relevant teams must be developed and maintained.
- Inter departmental team working to ensure targets are met.
- Ensure good working relationships are maintained with both customers and suppliers.

Knowledge / Experience
- Ability to communicate and develop skills effectively at all levels within the business.
- Experience of presenting to teams.
- Experience of modern techniques/systems within Quality and methods of working.
- Preferable knowledge and experience in the Aerospace industry.
- Computer literate and familiar with relevant software packages including Quality related systems.
- Holding Quality approved qualification/certification.

Personal Qualities
- Good written, verbal and organisational skills.
- Team player.
- Ability to interface at all levels of business.
- Commitment, drive, determination, assertiveness and adaptability.
- Relevant Quality technical skills and ability.

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