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Lead Quality Engineer

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    Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

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    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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JOB- Lead Quality Engineer
LOCATION- Gloucestershire
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £40,000-£50,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for a Lead Quality Engineer on a permanent basis in the Gloucestershire area to provide support the delivery of products with a Right first time approach to help improve cost, quality and throughput whilst minimising waste.

The Lead Quality Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • HND qualified or equivalent in relevant Engineering/science field
  • 3 years experience in Manufacturing industry or similar
  • Good working knowledge of ISO9001
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Be able to read and understand technical drawings
  • Right first time approach
  • Ability to identify risks or potential areas for improvements
The Lead Quality Engineer role will involve:
  • Lead on quality projects increasing effectiveness, improving product quality and H&S in the company
  • Understand necessary industry standards, maintaining and implementing (REACH & RoHS, COSHH and WEEE).
  • Hands on role investigating NCR’s and providing corrective actions
  • Performing internal & external audits
  • Improve in house inspection and apply ECN’s where necessary
  • Use of RCA tools such as 8D, 5WHY, ISHIKAWA, FMEA’s
  • Champion and support the team of procedures, working instructions and SOP’s
  • Maintaining ISO9001 QMS and implementing TQM
  • Monitor output, quality & scrap rates. Improving OTD performance
  • Maintain records of products and approved suppliers
  • Continually improve QMS processes
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.