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  • Location:

    Cardiff

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethan Griffiths

  • Email:

    Bethan.Griffiths@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH35861

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    26 May 2024

Quality Engineer

South Wales

Up to £50,000

Yolk Engineering is pleased to be working with a well-known manufacturer based in the South Wales area who are looking for a Quality Engineer to join their Quality team.


This is a great opportunity to join a manufacturer who are growing year by year. Having a full order book for the next 5 years and no signs of slowing down, you would be joining a secure company who offer professional development and progression to all their staff!

What you will be doing as Quality Engineer:

  • Managing 8Ds/Corrective Action Reports that includes reliability and robust closure to eliminate the repeat of the issue
  • Supporting daily production meetings in regards to quality issues.
  • Undertaking manufacturing root cause failure analysis based on customer warranty returned product, ensuring robust countermeasures will be put in place
  • Leading introduction of basic quality tools into production lines (first offs, controlled rework, etc)
  • Planning and performing manufacturing process audits and supporting system audits. Communicate the results to stakeholders and escalate issues found based on risk analysis
  • Assisting in the analysis, recording and monitoring of process scrap, identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions
  • Ensuring the Health & Safety of all employees within area of responsibility at all times. Ensuring the highest levels of housekeeping within the department are maintained
  • Participating in the validation of production processes from the point of view of quality
  • Proposing, encourage and contribute to Continuous Improvements in production processes
  • Actively contributes to the implementation of a quality system based on building-in quality
  • Identifying the Critical to Quality points and suggesting necessary controls (statistical, poka yoke, visual, etc)

The skills you will bring as Quality Engineer:

  • Knowledge of lean tools and Techniques
  • A good knowledge of IT systems with particular skills in SAP, Minitab, PowerPoint, Excel & Word packages
  • Knowledge of analysis tools applied to quality (e.g. FMEA)
  • Experience of working within the Manufacturing / Automotive Industry advantageous
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical tools, ideally through six sigma training
  • Ability to lead a cross functional team in solving Quality defects
  • Good communication skills and able to liaise across all levels of manufacturing
  • Ambitious and career minded individual
  • Analytical and logical approach to problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to promote teamwork within the department
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet demanding business needs
  • Target and objective driven

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this Quality Engineer role apply now

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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