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Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hedge End
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Reference: PW5027
Contact Name: Paris williams
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Job Published: October 24, 2019 13:27

Job Description

Our client is a leading designer and manufacturer of optical-fiber lasers for use in cutting, welding and marking applications in a wide range of industries. A new role for a Quality Engineer has arisen on a permanent basis. 

As a point of contact for Product Quality Improvement, this role will be responsible for our ‘Continuous Wave’ (CW) laser product quality improvement; internally and with customers.  Reporting to the Head of Quality, this role will lead and drive Quality performance for the CW range of lasers, across the full production value-stream (Southampton & Rugby) spanning all functions, notably Product Development and Production.

You will be offered training, tools/methods and support within a highly open and receptive organisation.

You must hold good technical understanding of electronic products and substantial experience in Quality theory and practice (APQP, FMEA, SPC).

Key Areas of Responsibility:
- ‘Point of Contact’ for product quality performance on the Platform
- Track and trend product performance, both internally and at customer base
- To build in quality; within our design (NPI) and production processes, utilising methodologies such as AQPQ, FMEA, Poke Yoke, SPC
- Review and approve quality and reliability aspects of NPI / NPD / Drawings
- Build close relationships internally to help build improve upon the quality culture
- Continually improve CAPA performance ‘cradle to grave’; through true identification of product failure, confident containment and effective corrective                 actions
- Analyse market failure and through utilising cross functional teams, implement measures to prevent future failure
- Liaise with technical and the supplier quality team as part of supplier failures affecting internal / external product failure
- Producing detailed customer facing Quality reports and present as required

It would be desirable if you also hold hands on experience of fibre laser design and/or production.

You'll be degree qualified preferably in an engineering / quality discipline.

Get in touch to discuss further.