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Salary: £35k - 40k per year

Location: Daventry, Northamptonshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 05 May 2022

Reference: 5453

Quality Systems Engineer
Shift: Days
37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Salary: Up to£40,000 per annum DOE

We’re currently looking to recruit for a Quality Systems Engineer for a specialist Automotive Component and Accessory Manufacturer based in Daventry. We’re looking for someone who can develop and sustain the Quality Management System in line with the required industry standards (including: IATF16949/ISO9001 /ISO14001 etc), accreditation requirements and business requirements across the organisation through existing and new procedures.

The successful Quality Systems Engineer will be able to regulate, control, and improve the quality of all processes throughout the business. Manage the audit program to ensure that all nonconformities raised by certification bodies during audits are effectively corrected and independently verified, ensuring any required changes in policy or procedure are effectively implemented as a result.  Ensure all Customer business level requirements are met, as well as monitoring and managing all Customer complaints and warranty, dealing with them effectively and “in time”.  Embed a culture of continuous improvement throughout the company. Lead the Business to achieve quality management system targets for customers and business goals (KPI’s).

  •      Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice, strategy, policies, processes, and procedures to aid and improve operational performance
  •      Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  •      Management of PRN process

Roles & Responsibilities of the Quality Systems Engineer:

  •      Develop the Management Systems strategy and the management arrangements for key milestones, demonstrating solid progress against plan.
  •      Manage all external registration requirements to ensure they are met. Liaise with external bodies on all matters relating to registration. Maintain and improve, in line with business needs
  •      MRP audits for parts and labour
  •      Implement all relevant procedures described in the Quality Management System (QMS)
  •      Ensure that all in-house systems and procedures are updated, revised, and modified to meet the needs of external certification bodies and Customers
  •      Ensure compliance with Customer requirements at a business (not project) level
  •      Manage Customer complaints and warranty ensuring any complaint is dealt with in time and to the Customers satisfaction (including completion of 8D’s)
  •      Update quality documentation and communicate to carry forward lessons learned from quality concerns
  •      Ensure that all necessary systems and procedures are in place to satisfy all customer requirements and audits
  •      Introduce new systems and procedures where appropriate
  •      Train others in all aspects of the quality system and application of procedures
  •      Undertake regular internal and process audits of the QMS and product audits
  •      Ensure corrective actions are undertaken to address non-conformities found
  •      Verify closure of non-conformities with Certification Bodies
  •      Hold audit performance meetings within the business and with Certification Bodies
  •      Manage the audit nonconformity data base
  •      Provide detailed analysis of nonconformities
  •      Ensure ongoing compliance with the Quality Management System (IATF16949/ISO9001/ISO14001 etc)
  •      Produce written reports and make presentations
  •      Undertake continuous training and development
  •      Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation
  •      Develop, implement, and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for each area of responsibility
  •      Assist with setting department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance
  •      Ensure KPIs are met by working to the plan, including management of, and reporting
  •      Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required
  •      Ensure that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and visitors.

To show your interest in this 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.