Quality Control Engineer

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Braintree, Essex
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 912150
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Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Quality Control Engineer on behalf of a company based in Braintree, Essex.

You will have a strong work history in manufacturing.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Determine test requirements, test methods, sample sizes and statistical analysis for qualification/verification studies for incoming material and manufacturing.
  • Devise and/or maintain sampling procedures, designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating and reporting quality data.
  • Initiate and lead non-conformance investigations regarding component failures, finished goods failures, and product returns. This includes but is not limited to performing risk analysis, determining root cause and recommending corrective action.
  • Analyse customer complaints, events and other post-marketing surveillance data by examining the data for patterns and trends and investigating when necessary and working on cross-functional teams.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering and operations to assess, develop and implement process quality controls such as Process Flow Chart, Product Control Plan (PCP) and Statistical Process Control (SPC).
  • Develop, implement, and/or maintain methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material, and devise methods to assess cost and responsibility.
  • Develop, implement, and/or maintain methods, procedures, and schedules for supplier evaluation and auditing.

Education and experience:

  • Degree in quality, industrial, or mechanical engineering.
  • Electrical and Mechanical Assembly Experience.
  • Working knowledge of 5S.
  • Working knowledge of ESD controls and discipline (S20.20 Standard).
  • Working knowledge of using problem-solving tools such as 8D/5 Whys.
  • Working knowledge and ISO 9001:2015 Internal Audit certification.
  • Basic understanding of Supplier Quality Management.
  • Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC).
  • Awareness and working knowledge of EHS.
  • Previous experience in supplier development.
  • Working knowledge of FMEA.

Personal requirements:

  • Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, multitasking environment.
  • Strong understanding of Complaint Handling processes and Complaint investigations.
  • Understanding and practical knowledge of PPAP (Production Part Approval Process).
  • Excellent organisation, documentation, and prioritisation skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is critical.
  • Self-starter to initiate work and execute solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills while maintaining confidential information.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Be flexible to help react to any quality or EHS issues that may arise within the business.
Contact Tracey Bates to talk about this role on 01376 517079