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Senior Quality Engineer

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Senior Quality Engineer

Greater Manchester


£37,000 - £40,000 dependent on experience

We are currently looking for a Senior Quality Engineer for our client based in Greater Manchester who specialise in precision engineering for the automotive, rail, marine and aerospace sector. This is a permanent role with a salary from £37,000 - £40,000 per annum dependent on experience.

The role

You will be responsible for the implementation and revisions of the Quality Management System, ensuring compliance by others; as well as maintaining the ISO9001 accreditation for the company. Other responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for Quality Management Standards and achieving agreed KPIs and objectives.
  • Responsible for maintaining ISO accreditation
  • Ensures all procedures and processes are compliant to ISO standards. Engages managers and employees in the importance of ISO principals and completes regular audits for compliance.
  • Carries out / coordinates quality investigations and seeks resolutions. Takes appropriate action to remove any non-conformance.
  • Conducts reviews of machine manufacturing processes to identify any quality issues and implements programmes for improvements.
  • Supervises Quality Technician and ensures inspection of components are to specification. Liaises with suppliers on any rework or concessions. Completes root cause analysis for any nonconformance.
  • Conducts supplier reviews to ensure high standard of service / components is provided, monitors agreements to minimise warranty failures.
  • Assists in the compliance of Health & Safety and ensures legislative requirements are met. (Supported by external consultant.)
  • Completes necessary risk assessments with the support of other qualified personnel and communicates the agreed standard working procedures.
  • Maintains general policies and procedures and revision control.
  • Provides a monthly report for presentation at the management meeting on quality metrics, Health & Safety issues, KPIs and department objectives.
  • Control of calibration registers and ensures schedule is maintained.

The Person

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience of working in a heavy machinery manufacturing environment.
  • Degree qualified
  • Have a full understanding of ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Be familiar with Continuous Improvement tools and techniques.
  • Ability to deliver the quality management plan without supervision.
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety requirements for a manufacturing business.
  • Ability to motivate, and direct staff to deliver high levels of support to the business.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communicator, able to convey technical information.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to conduct and facilitate quality investigations to identify root cause.
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of an MRP system would be advantageous

The Company

The company are a well-respected automation and controls company who specialise within precision engineering. They are offering a flexible working environment where you can develop your career and help you gain more transferable skills