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  • Job reference: RMS0189675

Quality Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/03/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
The successful applicant will have a support roll leading activities with the Electrification Quality function. Implementation on all forward model programmes. Any successful application will be able to drive requirements is for a person who can drive the internal behaviours, with the quality deliverables at the forefront of delivery. The role involves interaction with other departments within Electrification, Powertrain, Electrical Engineering and other areas of the business, e.g. Manufacturing and Service.

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- Current Vehicle Quality metrics and issue management
- Escape point analysis, process control & Prevent Recurrence
- Root Cause analysis by Observation & Data analysis
- Problem definition, team based Problem Solving Processes (Technical & Process)
- Lean principles and Process Mapping/Analysis
- Monitor/manage the improvement, verification and implementation of issue resolution
- Liaising with suppliers
- Liaise with Plant Teams on resolution and robust engineering projects closure
- Manage the Supplier Quality Review process
- Report Quality project status at internal & supplier review forums

Skills Required:
- A sound technical knowledge of vehicle systems, involving Powertrain and Electrical sub-systems and components
- Understands Quality and diagnostic activities and can identify concerns and identify solutions to overcome
- Successful experience of technical analysis and problem resolution
- Experience of the Service sector design requirements (i.e Special tools, repair process, component packaging).

Experience Required:
- Sound experience of Powertrain, Electrical systems
- Successful experience of technical analysis and complex problem resolution
- Complex understanding of Service environment requirements - automotive diagnosis and repair
- Ability to apply inventive ways to steer issues toward resolution

Additional Information:
- Travelling flexibility within the Midlands, UK
- Able to travel Worldwide
- Full UK driving license required

The Company:
Our Client is a large Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM, with a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering on a contract basis. These opportunities are typically based in their research and development facility located in Dunton which is the largest automotive technical centre in the United Kingdom.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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