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Quality Mechanical Engineer

  • Cheshire
  • Contract
  • Up to £29.86 per hour

As a Quality Engineer, you will be ensuring operational compliance to specifications and quality standards. You will drive and support with continuous improvement activities within a busy manufacturing site focused on high volume manufacturing. You will also support resolution of quality issues, support audit processes and external audits as required. This role will provide you with the ability to challenge and develop yourself in a broad and dynamic role in a busy manufacturing site. You will develop your skills and become a subject matter expert for the wider engineering team as well as other stakeholders across the site.

Main responsibilites

Reviewing Shop Floor records (e.g. ‘SMDCP’ documents), ‘First Off’ items for Quality Dept. approval, technical specifications, drawings, and endorse Certificates of Conformity as an approved signatory.

Performing Internal Audits, supporting External Audits, and supporting the development of audit responses and robust corrective actions which prevent identified problems from ever happening again.

Monitoring and analysing reject, rework, and RFT data, and present information to management

Monitoring and supporting non-conformance / quality issue management (‘CAR’, ‘Q1’, ‘Q2’, ‘Q3’, etc.)

Driving and supporting targeted CI (Continuous Improvement) activities, focussing on reduced rejects and cost & improved operational workflows, throughput and efficiency

Continually improving your own understanding of lean manufacturing methods, and core tools (including but not limited to: VSM, Root Cause Analysis, 8D, Six Sigma, TOC, MS Excel, Minitab…) and also encouraging and assisting in continually improving the knowledge of others across Land UK.

Assisting with product acceptance testing in compliance with customer requirements, interfacing with customer GQAR and representatives

Your skills and qualifications: Essential:

Recognised 4 year Engineering apprenticeship combined with HNC, HND OR Engineering degree Experience working in a manufacturing or engineering environment

Desirable: Experience of working in a quality function Working towards a chartership or equivalent

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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