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  • Job reference: RMS0162815

Quality Engineer Product Development-46519

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Dunton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/04/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/04/16)
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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.

The Role:
Build, maintain and leverage a network of effective working relationships with key interfaces internal and external (supply base, FCSD, engine / vehicles plants, STA etc)
•Monitor and analyse warranty data for emerging trends, interface with relevant core/application engineers and suppliers
•Be project lead for investigations into clutch quality issues and organise/maintain working team efforts through the problem solving steps to quickly identify root cause and fixes.
•Monitor clutch related repairs within dealer network to check effectives of ICA/PCA fixes and effectiveness of dealer repair processes
•Chair weekly Quality meetings within Clutch team to ensure visibility of quality issues/ fixes and project teams are making progress in investigations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Degree (in Mechanical, Automotive Engineering or equivalent)0020
•Practical experience of applying quality tools in an automotive environment (OEM or supply base).
•Expected tool set includes - Global 8D, Statistical Process Control, Six Sigma (min Green Belt), FMEA, BSAQ
Pro-active nature, self-motivated with excellent team and leadership skills.
•Strong data analysis skills and proficient in using Excel, Minitab and/or AWS
•Project management skills and ability to work without supervision
•Ability to summarise data and report out key messages to senior management both verbally and in presentations
•Detailed understanding of Global Dimensioning and Tolerancing, particularly in the context of application to manufacturing process and measurement.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•Familiar with Product Development Processes (GPDS, WERS, AIMS, eFDVS, etc)
•Knowledge of manual transmission design, function and integration into automotive applications.
•Knowledge of dealer processes SBD, IDS Demonstrated ability to lead complex project delivery.
•Experience in successfully leading multi-functional teams Prior sub system design and release experience and familiarity.
* Quality engineer or STA engineer in OEM or Tier 1 supplier
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