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Quality Engineer

Location
Alvaston, Derby
Salary
£25,000 to £32,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Mar 2021
Purpose of role and accountabilities:

-Maintain and improve the quality management systems, processes and related approvals

-Support, develop and improve the relationship with our quality contacts within our customer base

-Support and promote improvement activities to directly benefit our products and manufacturing processes

-To work within cross functional teams to support business development, growth and improvement projects as required

-To support, develop, maintain and improve the company's quality management system and conduct internal audits against the system.

-To support and lead on customer audits, and ensure that all customer requirements are satisfied.

-To develop and support the systems and co-ordinate the activities required for approvals/regulation by external bodies.

-To support calibration activity of all instrument on regular basis

-To liaise with customers on any customer quality concerns and takes the necessary steps to resolve such concerns

-To conduct root cause analyses, SPC and other appropriate quality tools and techniques to ensure that the manufacturing processes meet customer requirements

-To provide technical support for the processes carried out in the Treatments facility

-To manage and develop the members of the Operations and Production team to ensure the appropriate level of skills and knowledge exist to support the ongoing requirements of the business

-To support the development of a culture of continuous improvement within the organisation

-To work in conjunction with the site management team, identifying opportunities to implement best practice

-To liaise with manufacturing function to provide support for problem resolution as required

-To support cost reduction initiatives

Core skills/attributes needed:

* Qualified Engineer

* Previous Internal auditing experience

* Experience in lean tools such as 8D, Kaizen (Continues Improvement) process

* Experience in customer facing for quality related products / issues

* Chemical and special processes knowledge

* Aerospace manufacturing background ideally specific NADCAP experience

* New Product Introduction & associated tools FMEA, APQP + PPAP Awareness

* Practical Problem Solving skills

* Strong leadership and communication skills covering all levels of the organisation

* Excellent IT Skills

The employee must also strive to support the elements of the SQCDP framework of the wider Gardner business;

* Safety: work in line with all accredited company safety standards in order to provide a safe working environment for all

* Quality: support the quality accreditations across the business to ensure the delivery of a 'right first time' performance

* Cost: support the continuous improvements in cost reduction activities across the company in order to deliver increased profitability and value for money to our customers and stakeholders

* Delivery: drive improvement in delivery performance to continually exceed customer expectations and targets

* People: support organisational capability and influence cultural change by embracing diversity, inclusion, wellbeing and community

Key responsibilities and duties of role:

* Timely preparation of accurate estimates delivering competitive solutions to new and existing customers

* Successful conversion ratio of bids to won orders in line with targets

* Year on year improvement in relevant customer satisfaction ratings

Measurable performance indicators/objectives of role:

* Timely preparation of accurate estimates delivering competitive solutions to new and existing customers

* Successful conversion ratio of bids to won orders in line with targets

* Year on year improvement in relevant customer satisfaction ratings

An annual appraisal will be held to ensure the employee and their Line Manager is happy with their performance, progress and development. Further reviews may also be held to discuss any ongoing training needs of the employee
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Details

  • Job Reference: 250001616-2
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Gardner Aerospace
    Gardner Aerospace
  • Location: Alvaston, Derby
  • Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent