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Quality Engineer & Automotive

Posted 26 February by Kinetic PLC Ended
Position: Quality Engineer & Automotive
Location: Cheadle
Hours: Days
Duration: 6 Months minimum
Hourly Rate: £25 PAYE or £31.15 Umbrella/LTD

Kinetic are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the Quality & Engineering team for our very well-established and respected client.


The role of the Manufacturing Engineer will consist of the following responsibilities:
*Ensure new product introduction carried out through APQP, PEP and PPAP processes.
*Works to internal Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures, continually seeking to improve the department's method of work.
*Maintains records, drawings (and other machine or facilities drawings), and documents to provide a record which is archived and accessible to the company, as per IATF 16949, OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 requirements.
*Identification of continual improvement opportunities through root cause analysis, our kaizen process and other problem-solving techniques.
*Facilitate the utilisation and edition of FMEA and Control plans.
*Responsible for procurement of Final assembly equipment and tooling for new processes that comply with UK PUWE Regulations.
*Maintenance of existing tooling and processes.
*Process improvement to increase OEE through availability, performance and quality coefficients.
*Required to support VSR correlation activities with the CHRA and VSR engineer.


To be considered for the role of Quality Engineer you will need the following skills and attributes:
*Must have a 'hands on' approach to Engineering.
*Growth and Customer Focus.
*Ability to provide strong leadership and support to the Engineering and Maintenance team.
*Translate strategic vision into department goals.
*General management skills and integrative thinker.
*Ability to deliver results in a complex environment managing conflicting goals.
*Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
*Innovative, solid analytical and problem-solving skills.
*Ability to lead change management initiatives.
*Must be able to build strong working relationships with both Plant and European Engineering functions.
*Ability to work under pressure.

Experience/Education Sought
*Experience in the automotive industry (tier 2 or OE).
*Previous manufacturing and product engineering experience required.
*Degree or equivalent in engineering essential.
*PLC knowledge an advantage.
*Working knowledge of modern logistics, warehousing and assembly machining processes.
*Greenbelt certification desirable.
*IOSH Managing safety qualification or equivalent (e.g. 'Pilz' Managing safety with a one day Machinery safety addition qualification) preferred.


If you feel the role of, Manufacturing Engineer is well suited to you, please click on the APPLY button and forward your most up to date CV for consideration.
Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 30 years of experience of delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries.
Kinetic plc treats all applications with a high degree of care, we review all submissions and will attempt to contact applicants who match the job profile. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities.

Required skills

  • Engineer Mechanical Maintenance Manufacturing Automotive Production

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