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Salary: Market related

Location: Silverstone, Northamptonshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 28 Mar 2024

Reference: 6501

Automotive Quality Engineer
Location: Silverstone
Shift: Days
Contract: August 2025
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We are currently recruiting for an Automotive Quality Engineer for an Automotive Supercar OEM, on a contract basis. As the Automotive Quality Engineer, youwill be the face of the OEM, based at the supplier’s site. Representing the brand, you will be involved in many key areas of the product development phase such as, Design reviews, Pre-Production build events, Joint checks, Material quality standard development, and the faults management process.

The Automotive Quality Engineer role:

  • Vehicle Development – Quality faults reduction in the new design using lessons learned and previous model quality data, to reduce customer quality concerns,
  • Faults Management Coordination process,
  • Project specific KPI reporting to ensure each project is delivering to the required parameters at each gateway,
  • Faults management meeting coordination and process ownership,
  • Management of the fault allocation meeting to deliver a robust QN to QCR conversion,
  • Continuous development of reporting metrics using PowerBi,
  • Development of component and whole vehicle quality standards, working together with both engineering and supplier quality teams,
  • Creation of project quality targets such as CMM, EOL, Line 3, MPA, Batch & Hold etc.,
  • Management of the Product Audit tracker and delivery of a glide path for the respective project,
  • Support delivery of the quality control plan for respective project,
  • Ensure holistic project planning and alignment across the relevant quality functions.

The ideal Automotive Quality Engineer:

  • A degree in Mechanical / Automotive Engineering or similar or equivalent experience in a similar role.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of automotive manufacturing or similar industry.
  • 8D or Practical Problem Solving (PPS)
  • New product development experience in the Automotive Industry
  • An understanding of engineering drawings would be advantageous.
  • Statistical Analysis (SPC).
  • Working knowledge of FMEA and Design for Manufacture.
  • Project management of cross functional working groups.
  • Proven experience of working in a dedicated team environment as well as the ability to work as an individual.

To show your interest in this Automotive Quality Engineer role please Apply Now with a copy of your CV, should you be successfully shortlisted a member of our Team will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.