Senior Quality Engineer

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Salary Description
45-50k pa
Contract Type

A position has become available for a skilled quality engineer with a background in automotive to work at growing engineering company

Position: Quality Engineer

Area: Birmingham

Duration: Permanent

Salary: up 40-45k


Overall Purposes of Job: To ensure that all products are introduced, manufactured, and verified to customer requirements and corrective actions are effectively implemented when non-conformances are found. This shall be done through product involvement, investigation, monitoring and audits.


Day to day duties


  • Conduct internal/supplier investigations to determine root cause using structured problem-solving techniques.
  • To ensure effective and robust Containment and Corrective
  • Actions are implemented and verified to prevent repeat concerns
  • To ensure effective and robust Containment and Corrective Actions     are implemented and verified to prevent repeat concerns.
  • To ensure all Quality system documentation is updated in line with corrective actions
  • Raise and submit Customer Concessions
  • Compile and manage Customer, Internal and Supplier 8D's.
  • Liaise with Suppliers and undertake Supplier visits/audits
  • Undertake Product, Process and QMS audits in line with schedule
  • Observe and comply with all aspects of the International Quality Systems
  • Observe and comply with Company Operating Procedures
  • Take ownership and responsibility for quality and be pro-active in the role of achieving the company target of 100% business quality and product conformance.
  • To support manufacturing in providing product to customers "On Time and In Full"
  • Implement and maintain visual management of processes and performance
  • Continuous improvement activities. Ensure Quality requirements are being followed.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required within the scope of the post and participate as and when necessary, in organisational wide initiatives and projects.


About you;


  • Knowledge and experience of creating APQP, SPC, FMEA, PPAP and Control Plans
  • Understanding of Customer Product Quality expectations
  • Quality related KPI's (measured environment)
  • Ability to manage Suppliers regarding approval, rating and development
  • Good understanding and competent in leading 8D activity
  • Ability to read engineering drawings.
  • Familiar with CMM activity and ability to Interpret CMM reports including capability studies.
  • Body in White (BIW) Engineering or pressing experience
  • Experience within an IATF16949/ISO9100 environment
  • Experience within a QMS environment
  • MS Office Skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Time management and planning skills
  • Driving License.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established, progressive company with highly skilled workforce, continuing investments, and an immediate start for the right person.


This position is a full time, permanent role where we offer a competitive salary along with a long term personal and professional development strategy.


Proof of prior qualifications and/or experience with references will be advantageous and to be eligible for this role you must be able to legally work within the UK.


Workforce Manufacturing are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.


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