Quality Assurance Lead / Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

  • by White Label Recruitment
  • Location Blackburn, Lancashire, UK
  • Salary £35,000 - £40,000 / year
  • 82 days ago
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Job Description:

Quality Assurance Lead / Senior Quality Assurance Engineer – Special Purpose Machinery Manufacturer           

Blackburn

Salary £35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

 

A key client of mine is looking to recruit a Quality Assurance Lead / Senior Quality Assurance Engineer to their manufacturing facility based in Lancashire

 

THE ROLE

As Quality Engineer you will be a key part of the Quality team and will be working closely with a number of key stakeholders in Design/R&D, Engineering, Production, Procurement and Supply Chain.

  • 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.

 

Finally, 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 growing at a rapid rate and are continuously developing new cutting edge products. In addition to this they also have 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 Manufacturing