Quality Engineer – Heavy Engineering & Fabrication

  • by White Label Recruitment
  • Location Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
  • Salary £30,000 - £35,000 / year
  • 147 days ago
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Job Description:

Quality Engineer – Heavy Engineering & Fabrication     

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading engineering business based in West Yorkshire as a Quality Engineer.

 

THE ROLE:

As Quality Engineer you will be responsible for managing end to end quality (QA and QC) on designated projects. In this varied role you will be responsible for:

  • Pre-production quality process based around PPAP and APQP processes
  • You will manage the quality processes from ‘cradle to grave’ with a mixture of QA and QC activities
  • You will be working closely with the production team to audit their processes and help them to reduce waste and non-conformance.
  • You will play an active role in auditing suppliers and aiding the purchasing team in supplier selection
  • Work closely the engineering team to carry out PFMEA activity
  • You will be responsible for carrying out NCR’s using 7 step, 5Y or 8D methodology
  • Ensure regular internal audits are conducted with a focus on driving improvement
  • Lead continuous improvement activity focusing on reducing the scrap rate and repair rate and reducing the Cost of Poor Quality

 

THE PERSON

This is ideally suited to a Quality Engineer with exposure to the precision engineering, oil & gas, special purpose machinery or welding & fabrication. With a strong focus of the role being on proactive quality management this role is well suited to Quality Engineers well versed in PFMEA and with a proactive approach. Whilst you do not need to be an expert in the product you will need to have an understanding of how the manufacturing process will affect the quality performance. As this is a growing and innovative business, this role is ideally suited to candidates who are ambitious and keen to grow with the business.

Final, as this role is an end-to-end role it is best suited to candidates who enjoy variety and are comfortable dealing with customers, suppliers and internal quality. As the role is a mixture of QA and QC you will have experience auditing and within assembly and testing.

 

THE COMPANY

A leading precision engineering business with a strong reputation for innovation. They have a diverse range of products and supply customers across the globe. They are the number one ranked business in their sector and continuously developing new cutting edge products. In addition to this they also a growing number of international patents and have received several business awards.

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info + benefits
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities