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Quality Engineer

Location: Sunderland

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168758

Our international automotive client is looking for a Quality Engineer to join them on a 6 month fixed term basis at their site in Sunderland.

Job Role

As the Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for leading and supporting all quality aspects impacting, sustaining and improving the plant performance.


Your Main Tasks and Responsibilities will be;


Support quality management and site management objectives, tasks and reporting requirements.

Contribute towards the development and delivery of department and individual objectives to maintain/improve department and business performance

Lead/involvement in continuous improvement activities for plant (quality, lean, scrap, etc.)

Support site development and sustainment of QMS in line with standards and customer specific requirements

Work with cross-functional teams to establish and maintain customer and internal quality standards

Liaison with external parties as required (customers, suppliers, etc.)

Provide regular feedback through various mechanisms i.e. daily, weekly and monthly reviews

Ensure safe operating procedures are adhered to all times

Support coaching and development activities as required

Maintain responsible systems and metrics, including reporting as required

Support internal auditing across the plant (safety, systems, processes, etc.)

Other duties commensurate to the role



Essential Criteria:

Previous experience of leading and coaching teams

Excellent organization skills and management of priorities

Understanding of 7W / lean improvement

Experienced in problem solving leadership with strong analytical skills

Understanding of build standard creation (PFMEA, control plan, working level documents) and implementation / improvement of quality control systems

Excellent communication skills and the ability to present to all levels of internal and external customers.

Understanding of measurement methods / methodology

PC literacy, including a working knowledge of reporting software, e.g. Microsoft Office

Systematic and logical approach