NPI Quality Engineer

Zoek Pin Coventry, England

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 31 days ago

NPI Quality Engineer

Coventry/Leamington Spa area

Design, Development and Manufacturing

Competitive salary and package offered

Are you looking for a role demanding an innovative data driven approach and the opportunity to run cradle to grave quality activities?

This is an exciting time for this fast paced engineering company as they continue with their growth plans through 2022 and beyond, you will see significant exposure to; NPI activities with the suppliers; Management and development of the organisation and supplier performance; and in identifying VA/VE activities to maintain and improve global positioning.

In this Quality Engineer role the NPI Supplier facing activities will include;

To lead and support project meetings with Bladon and suppliers

To lead the supplier approval process

To lead advanced product quality planning activities -APQP

To initiate NCIORS, communicate with suppliers to return/ replace stock

The reporting supplied part status into project meetings

To support, including undertaking, inspection and test status requirements as defined by regulations, engineering product specifications and product approval
Undertaking on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of corrective actions
To review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborating with suppliers on process improvement and value enhancement opportunities
Managing and coordinating supplier performance, problem solving, cost recovery and warranty activities
To collate and evaluating supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities across the supply chain
The setting and reporting out on KPIs to drive Continuous Improvement activities

Maintaining supplied part approval status as required during change/ launch

It is likely that Plant Quality duties will include;

Managing line performance data to support PQA Engineering
Promoting the use of Continuous Improvement techniques throughout the business including Lean, 6-Sigma, Poka-Yoke, Measurement System Analysis, SPC and PFMEA
Leading internal quality audits, applying best practice and coordinating audit plans
To respond to and work cross functionally to resolve reported customer technical issues

Delivering training on quality awareness

It is hoped that the successful Quality Engineer will be able to offer;

Proven track record within automotive or aerospace Quality Assurance Engineering

Likely qualified to HNC level within a related Engineering discipline (Mechanical /Electrical)

A working knowledge of casting, pressing, harnesses or electronics

Strong problem-solving abilities with the 8D, 5 why and able to demonstrate a wide range of tools and techniques (Ishikawa, is/ is not DoE etc)

An excellent working knowledge of ISO9001, preferably lead auditor trained

An excellent working knowledge of AIAG core tools

Proven communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and influence a cross functional team where direct authority does not exist

Training to Lean 6 Sigma Green Belt preferred

Interview turnaround will be quick on this role so if keen to learn more please contact

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency

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