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Quality Engineer

  • Location:

    Somerset

  • Sector:

    Quality and Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £48000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

  • Contact email:

    mandrews@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

  • Job ref:

    V-115474

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-30

  • Startdate:

    2022-07-30

JOB- Quality Engineer
LOCATION- Somerset
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £38,000-£48,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for a Quality Engineer on a permanent basis in the Somerset area twith a good understanding of Lean Six Sigma and process improvements


The Quality Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Degree qualified or experience working in similar role
  • 2 years experience in Manufacturing Environment
  • Lean Six Sigma Green belt beneficial
  • APQP/PPAP experience
  • Technical report writing and ability to communicate across all levels
  • Ideally ISO9001, 14001 and 45001 lead auditor trained
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Right first time approach
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
The Quality Engineer role will involve:

  • Drive standardisation on processes along with waste elimination and continuous improvement
  • Working on NPI products and supplier quality development, implementing new processes
  • Develop and maintain quality assurance throughout product development cycle for NPI
  • Responsible for control plans and QA associated to manufacturing processes which are outsourced
  • Collating material compliance data, report writing where necessary
  • Resolve customer issues in a timely manner
  • Champion problem solving with use of RCA tools such as 8D, 5WHY, ISHIKAWA, FMEA’s
  • Handle internal & external audits
  • Monitor supplier performance, define process parameter to ensure process capability
  • Monitor output, quality & scrap rates. Improving OTD performance
  • Maintain records of products and approved suppliers
  • Identify, lead and participate in improvement project
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV to find out more, along with your availability and your salary expectation.