Quality Assurance Engineer - Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer - Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Somerset
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-01
Reference: 20435QA
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2019 12:30

Job Description

Are you a QA, Quality Engineer or Manufacturing Quality Engineer looking to work with a fast growing but established & successful Somerset company
Do you have a background in Manufacturing Quality with manufactured Electrical Systems, cable assemblies, pcb's , sub assemblies or similar electrical / electronic products?
Would you like to be a key player in a local companies growth & be able to have a major influence in the direction for quality aspects of the company?

If yes, please read on!

We are working with a locally based company looking to recruit a key player within their quality engineering team.

Quality Assurance Engineer
Location - Close to Yeovil
£32 - £37k (There is possible scope outside of this salary guide on a case by case basis).

Supporting an complex engineering & manufacturing environment which produces high value equipment.
This is a unique time to join a company who are experiencing growth and looking to recruit a person who will become a key player in the company and will have a big influence on the quality assurance and quality engineering parts of this business.
They are looking for a Quality professional who can join them and develop (not re-design!) existing quality process & procedures and help steer the companies quality processes for years to come.

·Providing QA support to the manufacturing areas and projects
·Undertake the FAI & ISIR Program.
·To work closely with other Quality Engineer to ensure the supporting departments provide the objective evidence that demonstrates compliance.
·To provide Key business metrics that demonstrates compliance to internal and customer requirements
·Ability to analyse nonconforming data and make recommendations for process improvements.
·Work with suppliers to drive testing down the supply chain and introduce CoCs where possible.
·Work with suppliers to resolve or improve quality issues and to implement effective corrective action.
·Aid in the supplier approval process. Work with purchasing department to ensure supplier performance is regularly reported.
·Work with NPI team, performing studies on new equipment to establish control points and correct settings.
·Drive continuous improvement throughout the organisation.
·Serve as resource for problem identification, improvement, and resolution.
·Provide support for customer representatives in regards to quality issues.
·Create and maintain a critical supplier audit schedule. Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardisation, waste elimination, and continuous improvement
·To ensure prompt corrective and preventative action against nonconforming product and internal/external audit actions.
·To support the First Article Inspection programme.
·To release product in accordance with the company BMS.
·To create relevant procedures as part of the continuous improvement programme.

Ideal - (if you cover most areas of this please apply!)
·Knowledge of Lean Manufacture,
·Supplier development,
·Understanding of DFMEA, PFMEA,
·Control Plans,
·Root Cause analysis.
·Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar role.
·Self-motivated individual who can take the initiative to complete tasks
·Past success in technical troubleshooting
·Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
·Good problem-solving abilities using systemic, logical, and sequential approaches
·Knowledge of and experience with ISO requirements
·Knowledge of various quality system methodologies 8D, Lean, 5 Why's, Pareto Analysis, Six Sigma, 8D, DFMEA, PFMEA.

Salary £34k - £37k,

We are looking to recruit immediately for this company and have an established, pre agreed timeline in place for a cv review, interviews & placements.

Please apply with your CV in WORD format