APQP

Manufacturing Process Engineer

A Manufacturing / Process Engineer is needed to take responsibility for process monitoring and process improvement within a busy manufacturing plant

EXCITING JOB

Working within the Engineering team your responsibilities will include liaising with relevant departments on development and implementation of improvements to processes, managing the introduction of new equipment including writing technical specifications, liaising with supplier, installing, and commissioning and the mechanical design of tooling and fixtures

You will also carry out the following activities: –

  • Lead and manage various lean manufacturing-related projects.
  • Investigate and implement opportunities for improvement in terms of cost reduction and process improvements.
  • Provide data analysis and data capture in support of process improvements.
  • Lead cross functional project teams to deliver on objectives.
  • Provide day to day support for the automated and manual processes including problem solving and fault-finding.
  • Develop and perform experimental process tests with respect to quality, method, cost, etc.
  • Create and manage process documentation such as PFMEA, control plans and operating instructions.
  • Develop and implement metrics to monitor and improve performance of processes.

YOUR SKILLS

The ideal candidate will have a HND / Degree in Engineering (preferably Mechanical, Manufacturing, Production or Process Engineering or similar discipline). You will need previous experience within manufacturing and automation with any automotive experience or knowledge of IATF16949:2016 standards an advantage.

You will need to be able to demonstrate a proven use of Lean Manufacturing methodologies, APQP, Control Plan, PFMEA, Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma etc, be able to interpret technical drawings and draw-up fixtures and tooling in CAD. (Inventor/ Solidworks) and have previous experience of managing capital projects (CAPEX) and leading project teams. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently are essential as are excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and expanding manufacturing business with good career prospects and benefits available.

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If you would like to excel in a varied and interesting engineering role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV and I will respond promptly

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Quality Engineer

A Quality Engineer is sought by a manufacturing company in the Sunderland area

YOUR NEW JOB

Working within a busy quality team you will be responsible for using statistical tools such as PFMEA, CP, 8D and six sigma to deliver improvements in quality and reductions in cost caused by non-conformances, reworks, warranty returns etc. You will identify and eliminate any systemic and recurring concerns, identify and implement a proactive quality plan using PFMEA, participate in APQP activities and engage production and engineering staff in quality initiatives to foster a “right first time” attitude to quality and standards compliance

You will also prepare responses to the customer, both verbally and written regarding containment and permanent corrective actions liaise with customers when applicable to request concession approval / short term deviations and coach and lead employees in problem solving activities providing structure and guidance to apply core tools such as Six Sigma confidently

You will also support the internal audit schedule by completing a range of audits over the course of the year, support customer with product validation which may involve attending customer premises and carry out supplier visits.

YOUR SKILLS & QUALITIES

To succeed in this role you will need previous experience as a Quality Engineer and have a good knowledge of ISO9001 quality standards. A strong knowledge of APQP, PPAP, FMEA and Six Sigma tools is needed as is the ability to carry out quality audits. An understanding of engineering drawings and manufacturing processes coupled with the ability to work proactively is needed.

You will need a background in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing, a working knowledge of Six Sigma and experience with using measuring equipment, eg. vernier caliper, micrometer, CMM. Any knowledge of Welding processes would be an advantage. Good problem-solving, analysis and team working skills are essential. You will ideally be a Certified Internal Auditor forISO9001, have a high level of IT literacy with a Six Sigma Green Belt certification a strong advantage.

A BTEC ONC/OND in a Mechanical Engineering / Manufacturing / Business or related discipline is also preferred.

A good Quality Technician with the aptitude to succeed in a career developmental role will also be considered.

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If you would like more information about this exciting role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV

Quality Engineer

A Quality Engineer is sought by a manufacturing company in the Sunderland area

YOUR NEW JOB

Working within a busy quality team you will be responsible for using statistical tools such as PFMEA, CP, 8D and six sigma to deliver improvements in quality and reductions in cost caused by non-conformances, reworks, warranty returns etc. You will identify and eliminate any systemic and recurring concerns, identify and implement a proactive quality plan using PFMEA, participate in APQP activities and engage production and engineering staff in quality initiatives to foster a “right first time” attitude to quality and standards compliance

You will also prepare responses to the customer, both verbally and written regarding containment and permanent corrective actions liaise with customers when applicable to request concession approval / short term deviations and coach and lead employees in problem solving activities providing structure and guidance to apply core tools such as Six Sigma confidently

You will also support the internal audit schedule by completing a range of audits over the course of the year, support customer with product validation which may involve attending customer premises and carry out supplier visits.

YOUR SKILLS & QUALITIES

To succeed in this role you will need previous experience as a Quality Engineer and have a good knowledge of ISO9001 quality standards. A strong knowledge of APQP, PPAP, FMEA and Six Sigma tools is needed as is the ability to carry out quality audits. An understanding of engineering drawings and manufacturing processes coupled with the ability to work proactively is needed.

You will need a background in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing, a working knowledge of Six Sigma and experience with using measuring equipment, eg. vernier caliper, micrometer, CMM. Any knowledge of Welding processes would be an advantage. Good problem-solving, analysis and team working skills are essential. You will ideally be a Certified Internal Auditor forISO9001, have a high level of IT literacy with a Six Sigma Green Belt certification a strong advantage.

A BTEC ONC/OND in a Mechanical Engineering / Manufacturing / Business or related discipline is also preferred.

A good Quality Technician with the aptitude to succeed in a career developmental role will also be considered.

APPLY NOW

If you would like more information about this exciting role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV