We are recruiting an exciting opportunity for a SQA Engineer to join an Automotive business in the North Oxfordshire area :
£50,000 - £55,000
The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the Supplier Quality activities for Electrical commodities, within the programmes assigned. Working closely with Programmes, Engineering and Procurement to fix Supplier-related problems and develop a supply chain that is fit for purpose and delivering conforming product on time.
Working closely with Manufacturing Engineering to assist in the successful design, testing and implementation of production and the development of quality manufacturing processes
Audits, PPAP, APQP: support Supplier Quality activities within the supply chain including Supplier Assessments, Process Audits and Surveillance Visits, receive and review PPAP and lead APQP when required.
Problem Solving: drive activities associated with specific non-conforming product, containments, root cause analysis and problem resolution utilising such techniques as 8D, 5-Why, Ishikawa, etc, leading to a robust Permanent Corrective Action.
Supply Chain Management: support the development and implementation of a supplier performance monitoring system and other policies to drive continual improvement in the supply chain and on-board new suppliers.
Work closely with procurement, customers, designers, programmes and suppliers to develop improvement plans and deliver performance improvement.
LeLe: drive quality performance reviews and Lesson Learned activities.
Act as the day-day point of contact for Supplier Quality concerns within programme and / or commodity responsibility.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
A passion for fast-pace and success-driven environments.
Ability to travel nationally and internationally if and when required.
A formal engineering qualification (e.g. HNC/D, Degree, apprenticeship) with proven experience of working in a Supplier Quality role within motorsport, automotive, aerospace or similar industry.
Demonstrable experience working with electrification of vehicles would be a distinct advantage.
Experience on at least one of the main E/E commodities (Li-Ion Cells, PCB and PCBAs, sensors, harnesses).
Good communication skills and being a good team player.
Knowledge of quality systems and tools such as ISO9001, IATF16949, PPAP, FMEA, APQP, ISO14001.
Problem-solving abilities. Leads others in root cause analysis.
Must be able to work independently on quality tasks and responsibilities while being part of a team.
Problem resolution tools (8D, 5 Why, 6 Sigma etc.)
Statistical analysis and process capability
Construction and use of PFMEA’s and Control Plans
IPC-610 and IPC-620 are a plus, but not mandatory
This job description is not exhaustive, and the job holder will be required to carry out from time to time tasks in addition to the above that will be both reasonable and within their capabilities.
Reference ID: 591198
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