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Quality Engineer - Customer / Supplier Biased - Telford, Shropshire job description

22 september 2017
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Quality Engineer - Customer / Supplier Biased


Cosma Casting UK is an operating unit of Magna International, one of the world's premier global automotive suppliers. Magna's pioneering technology and creativity allows our customers to ask for solutions that lie beyond what they previously thought was possible.

Cosma Casting UK are establishing a manufacturing facility on a green field site in Telford, UK. For this new venture, we are looking for a Quality engineer. Cosma Casting UK will specialise
in high pressure die-casting that designs and builds medium to large aluminium die-cast automotive components.


Position Summary:


The Quality engineer is an integral "Cross Functional Team member" in the Plant Quality team. This team is responsible for all activities from quoting new business to successfully sustained full volume production.

The position holder is responsible for the elements within this Job Description and using the QMS processes and helping to maintain high levels of customer support, guidance and development of our Supply Base.


Role Responsibilities:


The role entails but is not limited to:-



* Work collaboratively to support the customer/s, suppliers and plant team through innovation, lessons learned and best practices
* To administer Goods Inward Quality Function and maintain Goods Inward Quality database
* To administer Supplier Concern reporting system including raising, issuing, progressing and reviewing Supplier 8D reports
* To manage Goods Inward Performance monitors, reporting effectiveness of system to Quality manager
* Regularly review customer/s performance data and work pro-actively with the customer and plant to maintain a world class score
* To conduct Supplier, and internal, Product and Process Audits as defined in schedules, or as required following non-conformity incident
* To check delivered, or other, parts against defined specifications
* Responsible for coordinating Supplier PPAP reviews and sign off
* Develop working relationships with our Customer/s, offering support and problem solving where required
* Support process improvement and problem solving meetings as and where required
* Support to ensure the phased/gated deliverables in the APQP process (and customer websites) are met on time
* Analyse Supplier data, produce reports and tracking databases, and make appropriate recommendations and guide to Continuously Improve and develop our suppliers
* Flexibility to carry out other duties as and when required
* Consistently identify opportunities for improvement within the department

Please note that overtime maybe required in this role, therefore flexibility will be required.


EXPERIENCE :


Essential

Desirable




* Experience in an automotive / high volume manufacturing environment in a Quality / Supplier role
* Strong Analytical skills
* Understanding of Manufacturing engineering
* Strong understanding of core quality tools
* Problem Solving Skills - PPS / 8D / Six Sigma
* IATF / TS16949 Internal Auditor
* To be computer literate and able to use MS Office package (MiniTab would be an asset)


* Casting experience
* Experience in tensile and hardness testing
* Experience using spectrometer and microscope
* Experience using hand held measuring equipment
* Metallurgy background
* Quality / engineering BTEC or equivalent
* Lead Auditor Qualified

Personal Attributes:




* Good problem solving skills
* Team player and promotes a team approach to problem solving
* Confidence to challenge the status quo
* Detail orientated
* Target driven
* Work collaboratively to achieve project/company goals
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment
* Good communicator both written and verbal
* Ability to work under pressure
* Organised and able to multi-task
* Proactive in approach with a "can do attitude"
* Open minded and willing to learn
* Flexibility to travel overseas infrequently
* Valid Driving Licence


Skills
Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing, Automotive, Customer and Supplier
Job Reference:QECS1509
Position Type:Permanent
Market Sector:Engineering
Working Hours:Full-Time
Location:Telford, Shropshire
Salary:£30,000 - £35,000 per year
Contact:Cosma Casting, Randstad Inhouse Services, Telford, United Kingdom
Phone:01299 252420
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