Lead Quality Engineer

Job title : Lead Quality Engineer
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Herne Bay, Kent
Sectors :
Salary : Up to £0.00 per annum
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN2104_1571237490
Contact name : Stephen Brauner
Contact email : stephen@syntechrecruitment.co.uk

Lead Quality Engineer

  • Highly competitive salary package
  • World Class Design & Manufacturing provider
  • Leading activities to support Engineering & Operations

We currently have a superb opportunity for a Lead Quality Engineer to work for one of the UK's most respected manufacturing businesses based on the coast of Kent.

Purpose of the role:
To support the Engineering and Operations Departments to ensure company product remains fit for purpose, safe to use and achieving all aspects of the design intent.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading activities and investigating customer returns, whilst working with the Engineering team to identify and implement solutions to issues raised and possible related improvement actions
  • Ensuring that internal and external customers expectations are consistently met
  • Managing product returns, conducting investigations to verify rejection and communicating requirements to Vendors to instigate timely corrective actions
  • Providing proactive and accurate feedback to customer quality queries, facilitating and attending meetings with customers to provide containment, corrective and preventative actions plans
  • Supporting the Buying team to monitor and report on supplier performance, as well as working with suppliers to improve their capabilities and performance
  • Actively promoting and contributing to process and product improvement initiatives

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience working as a Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Mechanical / Electrical manufacturing
  • Excellent knowledge of Quality Systems & Supplier Quality requirements
  • Knowledge of quality tools including FMEA, 8D, Control Plans, APQP/PPAP, Gauge R&R etc.
  • HNC / City & Guilds / Degree Qualified in relevant discipline

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

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