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Salary: £175 per day

Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 24 Jan 2022

Reference: 5292

Quality Engineer – Initially 6-months
Shift: Days – 40 hours per week
Pay Rate: £175.00 Per day - Umbrella PAYE
6-month Contract

Quality Engineer required to join a well-established company based in Bicester on an initial 6-month contract with a pay rate of £175.00 per day umbrella PAYE.

Our client is an automotive supercar and hyper-car brand, with a global reputation for producing high performance vehicles. Working with some of the most iconic designs using modern engineering this company is one of a kind and their attention to detail is second to none

Purpose of Role:

As a Quality Engineer, within the New Product Quality team, your focus will be the development of all new client vehicles in line with Track 25.

This function will see you get involved in many key areas of the product development phase, (Design reviews, Pre-Production build events, Joint checks, Material quality standard development, and the Faults management process).

This is a challenging area to develop in but will give you the opportunity to work across the wider business with other key areas, (Engineering, Supplier Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Engineering and Production areas).

The role develops interpersonal and communication skills by challenging the ability to persuade, convince, and guide with assertion, while building important relationships at all levels both internally and externally across the business.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Quality Engineer:

      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 client Product Audit (MPA) 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

Quality Engineer Experience:

      A degree in mechanical / automotive engineering or similar (2:1 or above) 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

      Statistical Analysis (SPC).

      Working knowledge of FMEA and Design for Manufacture.

      Project management of cross functional working groups.

      Conflict management experience

      Proven experience of working in a dedicated team environment as well as the ability to work as an individual.

      You may be required to travel to off-site development facilities, within the UK and throughout Europe, therefore a flexible approach to travel is required.