Quality Engineer

Location : Bodmin, Cornwall, England
Job Ref : AL228
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £30k per year

Description

AL228: Quality Engineer

Location: Bodmin

Salary: £30,000

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Promote quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the Company with a particular focus on Production;
  • Define Company and departmental processes in conjunction with Production staff and set up and maintain controlled documentation procedures within the scope of the ISO 9001 and any future accreditations;
  • Carry out analysis of non-conformances, customer complaints, warranty returns, supplier performance;
  • Point of contact for high profile customers, such as world-renowned telecommunication companies, for QA issues and advice;
  • Liaise with customers’ auditors and assist in the execution of corrective action and compliance with customers’ specification;
  • Monitor and manage QA/Production performance as well as supporting rejects, non-conformances, warranties and root cause analysis;
  • Work with outside agencies such as accreditation bodies;
  • Carry out scheduled internal departmental audits and report findings;
  • Assist Purchasing staff to establish quality requirements from external suppliers and then perform external audits as required;
  • Support supervisors on root cause analysis of non-conformance & implement suitable corrective actions;
  • Liaise with external agencies on all QA matters on behalf of the QA department if required;
  • Maintain and control calibration records;
  • Show discretion and professionalism at all times;
  • Make a positive contribution to maintaining a workplace that is healthy, safe, neat and tidy;
  • Carry out any other duties reasonable within capability as required by the Head of Improvement or Chief Operations Officer. 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Lead Auditor ISO9001:2015;
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the business both verbally and written in English;
  • Ability to analyse, summarise and present data;
  • Problem solving;
  • Experience of QA within an engineering environment;
  • Process control and quality tools;
  • Attention to detail.

Location: Bodmin

Salary: £30,000

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