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Senior Quality Engineer - Chassis & Drive Systems

Senior Quality Engineer - Chassis & Drive Systems

Job Title: Senior Quality Engineer - Chassis & Drive Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Industry:
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SD4033-C
Contact Email: simond@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: May 17, 2018 09:39

Job Description

Senior Quality Engineer - Chassis & Drive Systems required for one of the most exciting UK based EV projects. Currently, this business doesn't have Quality Tools or Processes in place, and theses positions will bring these to fruition. Working closely within this  areas, you will be the go to for all quality related concerns, so a great opportunity if you consider yourself a strong problem solver.

Key responsibilities:
- Drive the execution of the quality plan in the PMT
- Ensure the delivery of quality requirements into product specifications whilst supporting the Programme Module Team
- Ensure the delivery of quality deliverables and product quality targets in the milestone process
- Coordinate the deployment of requirements into the operations and procurement activities
- Support the supplier selection process
- Monitor and report on product creation via. the quality planning process internally and in the supply chain
- Lead the resolution of quality problems found in the pre-production phases
- Assist in the development maintenance of the Quality Management System

Qualifications:
A degree or similar in a relevant engineering discipline with a demonstrable level of automotive industrial experience.

Skills and Experience:
Minimum technical experience and knowledge:
- Experience of operating within automotive quality management systems (E.g. IATF 16949, VDA 6)
- Demonstrable experience of automotive Product Quality Planning processes (E.g. APQP, Maturity Level Assurance)
- Practical knowledge of quality assurance and problem solving methodologies used of the automotive industry (E.g. 8D, 6-Sigma, Kepner Treygoe, SPC, DoE)
- An ability to demonstrate a thorough approach to reasoning and problem solving
- An ability to work in both a cross-functional team environment and independently
- Experience of the management of a small team of Engineers
- Ability to orchestrate work across a number of different components / systems simultaneously
- Experience of quality assurance in the supply chain, manufacturing and assembly
- Experience of New Product Introduction across one of the following areas: Chassis & Drive Systems 

Behaviours:
- Good analytical ability and attention to detail
- Demonstrate strong motivation to get the job done
- Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal format
- Ability to adapt or generate imaginative and innovative ideas, in line with core values that would result in great products
- To be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment in an organised manner
- Excellent team working skills. A creative and agile mind, and a desire to develop your design and development skills in a fast pace environment