Quality Engineer

Lichfield £ 30,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012574

A European leader in automotive manufacturing are looking for Quality Engineer to join the Quality team. You will be responsible supporting the quality department to ensure product conformity within the control plan and quality standards, for an assigned customer. The quality Engineer will come from an automotive manufacturing background with experience in a similar role.

Commutable from: Litchfield, Birmingham, Nuneaton, Tamworth, Burton, Solihull

Salary: £ 30,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. + pension + 33 days holiday + early finish Fridays


The Role

As a Quality Engineer, you will;

Represent customer concerns within the plant
Endure production of products conform in accordance wit the control plan and IATF quality standards
Support the quality manager in train junior staff
Plant quality for new programs
Approval of initial samples and coordinate change management
Drive customer complaint resolution process
8d problem solving and action plans to ensure robustness of manufacturing systems and processes
Kaizen activities
Track warranty claims, reduce warranty costs and increase customer satisfaction
Perform audits on customer assembly line
Monitor audit results and apply appropriate procedures to ensure customer satisfaction
Perform internal audits, ensure control plan is followed and detection of deviations from quality standards to identify and eliminate deviation.
Define inspection instruction, 1st part check sheets and work instructions approval on production lines


The Person

A Quality Engineer with;

Strong problem-solving skills – quality tools such as 8D
Experience of carrying out Process audits (ideally VDA 6.3)
Experience of IATF 16949 quality standards, PPAP, APQP and FMEA
Experience in a similar role within automotive manufacturing
Experience of dealing with customers.


To apply for the role of Quality Engineer please send an up to date CV via email to Matthew Taylor @ Consilium Recruit and get in touch by phone on either 01789 201040 or 07823 401435 ASAP to discuss this and other relevant potential opportunities.


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