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Quality Engineer - Chassis SST - 30129

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/04/2016
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Chassis SST (Suspension Systems Tuning) department is part of Chassis Product Development and responsible for delivery of Struts, Dampers, Spring Systems, Air Suspension and Antiroll systems.
This Role is as a Quality engineer. The successful applicant will be engaged as a Suspension Systems Tuning - chassis quality engineer, and be responsible for lead specific quality and warranty projects. Challenging technical issues from the field with the support of the internal Technical Specialists and several other departments. Key Responsibilities Managing Quality concerns related to design, specification and processes using problem solving and 6 sigma tools and methods. The quality engineer will carry out complex technical investigations and deploy countermeasure actions that reduce warranty cost and improve customer satisfaction. Take hands on approach to locally re producing concerns and analysing defective parts. Responsible for leading Quick service Fixes (QSFs) and White Alerts (Safety related issues) Managing projects with multi-functional teams (Factory, Service, Purchasing and Design) Reporting problem status and future activities to senior managers as required. The role might require to travel overseas to the relevant markets. (Very occasionally) Develop and maintain a strong team with the supplier’s quality and engineering teams as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1) Strong analytical and problem solving skills and methods
2) Good project management skills
3) Good interpersonal skills Good interpersonal skills

Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in a quality role. Engineering Degree, Mechanical or Automotive. Green or black belt trained.
Knowledge of Chassis suspension systems and components. Knowledge of manufacturing processes

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