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Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Surrey
Salary: £Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW5371
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 29, 2020 10:11

Job Description

A client of mine is looking for a contractor to join their Engineering Quality & Functional Safety team for a period of six months (there could be potential to extend etc. etc. however no guarantees at present), and I wondered if you are available at the moment?
We’d like someone with experience at a Senior level, able to jump straight into the role and manage workload and responsibilities across more than one project. The client is an automotive technology firm with over 150 talented people globally.
The role is responsible for supporting the development of the new global Quality Management System, whilst ensuring high quality is achieved throughout project lifecycle until design release.
Responsibilities include, although are not limited to the following:
Support the development and/or improvement of the Quality Management System, against ISO9001:2015
Develop and maintain the interfaces between the UK and other sites within the organisation to ensure Design Quality is maintained throughout manufacture and delivery to our customers
Engage with our customers and local suppliers to resolve quality issues, involving the relevant engineers to support resolution if required
Support the mechanical design team by performing quality checks on engineering drawings prior to release and support Design Reviews 
Relevant Knowledge & Experience
Engineering background, either through experience or degree
In-depth knowledge of ISO 9001:2015
Ability to develop/assess engineering processes
Expert in root cause analysis, Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and 8D problem solving
In-depth knowledge of APQP and PPAP guidelines
Ability to understand engineering drawings, specifically to BS 8888 standard and GD&T
Background in Design For Manufacturing (DFM) and Design For Assembly (DFA)
Experienced in working with customers and suppliers to resolve quality issues
Experience using Atlassian JIRA and Confluence
Experience using SharePoint Online
Fluent English
Experience with other relevant standards including IATF 16949, ISO26262, A-SPICE
Electric motor and drive specific design and manufacture
Experience in automotive Tier 1 and/or Tier 2 industry
Experience in managing and maintenance of JIRA & Confluence projects and content
Experience/background in 6 sigma
Experience in Siemens Polarion
Fluent Chinese
Rate is negotiable and open to discussion. They offer a flexible approach to working hours with a mix of home & office working available.